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Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1150

Clockspeed: 4.0 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.4 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 8

Typical TDP: 88 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 8 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 32 GB (DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790K CPU @ 4.00GHz, Intel Core i7-4790K CPU @ 4.00GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2014

CPUmark/$Price: 67.68

Overall Rank: 928

Last Price Change: $119.06 USD (2023-01-31)

Average CPU Mark
rating
8058

Single Thread Rating: 2463
Samples: 21065*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 11,140
Thread: 2,531

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz

Integer Math29,285 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math14,653 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers34 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting17 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,231 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression118.6 MBytes/Sec
Physics550 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions7,624 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,463 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 31st of January 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 27th of January 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th of January 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$220.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$119.06 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 31st of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,579
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,752
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,688
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,163
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
21,963
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,934
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,564
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,795
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
14,554
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,270
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
8,058
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 31st of January 2023 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
164.78
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
131.55
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
114.01
Intel Core i9-12900K
99.82
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.97
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
67.68
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
49.00
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
31.20
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 31st of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,208
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,060
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,848
Apple M1 Pro 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,827
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,731
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,356
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,948
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
2,891
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,664
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
2,463
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1733332 - Jan 31 2023 [Overclocked]
9331
BL1732878 - Jan 30 2023 [Overclocked]
9497
BL1732742 - Jan 30 2023 [Overclocked]
9229
BL1732162 - Jan 29 2023
8370
BL1732015 - Jan 29 2023
9069
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
As of 31st of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
8,058
Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
7,227 (-10.3%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i7-4790K
9,319 (+15.7%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i7-4790K
8,734 (+8.4%)
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
7,128 (-11.5%)
Intel Core i7-4770 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
7,065 (-12.3%)
Intel Core i7-4770S @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
6,770 (-16.0%)
AMD FX-8320E Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-4790K
5,062 (-37.2%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X vs Intel Core i7-4790K
9,102 (+13.0%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3200G vs Intel Core i7-4790K
7,179 (-10.9%)
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
6,447 (-20.0%)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i7-4790K
6,399 (-20.6%)
AMD FX-8370 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i7-4790K
6,175 (-23.4%)


Is the Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 31st of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
8,921
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,633
Intel Core i9-13900F
8,178
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,792
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,547
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,106
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,697
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,671
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,639
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,518
Intel Core i7-13700F
6,510
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,437
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz
1,283