Core i7-4790 4-Core 3.6GHz
Login to compare your own system with this hardware
Core_i7-4790_4-Core_3.6GHz
Core i7-4790 4-Core 3.6GHz Performance Specification
CPU Speed
Turbo Speed
Physical Cores
Threads
CPU Codename
TDP (Power)
Lithography
Main Link
Bit Width
Max Temp.
Memory Channels
Maximum memory
Processor GPU
CPU Details
3.6 GHz
4 GHz
4 cores
8 threads
Haswell
84W
22nm
LGA 1150
64 Bit
73°C
2
32GB
Core i7-4790 4-Core 3.6GHz Game Requirement Analysis

Core i7-4790 4-Core 3.6GHz is a high-end CPU based on the 22nm, Haswell architecture.


It offers 4 Physical Cores (8 Logical), initially clocked at 3.6GHz, which may go up to 4.0GHz and 8MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost and Virtualization are activated and the processor has multiplier unlocked.


The processor integrates powerful Graphics called Intel HD Graphics 4600, with 20 Execution Units, initially clocked at 350MHz and that go up to 1200MHz, in Turbo Mode which share the L2 Cache and system RAM with the processor.
Both the processor and integrated graphics have a rated board TDP of 84W.


Compared to Core i7-4770 there's an overall 3% performance boost. Its performance is exceptionally good and enough for even the most demanding applications.


Source [Pip]
Compare the Core i7-4790 4-Core 3.6GHz to any other CPU
CPU:
Laptop: NoYes
Discussion Area
The discussion area is the place where you get to chat with fellow gamers and techies.
You need to be logged in and have a GD rank of 2 or higher to join the discussion
View all discussions Formatting Help
X
Formatting Syntax Result
Bold **bold text** __more bold text__ bold text more bold text
Italic *italic text* _more italic text_ italic text more italic text
Strikethrough ~~strikethrough text~~ strikethrough text
Links [Game-Debate](http://www.game-debate.com) Game-Debate
Ordered List Press return twice to start your list

1. List item the first
2. List item the second
3. List item the third

Press return twice to finish your list
Press return twice to start your list
  1. List item the first
  2. List item the second
  3. List item the third
Press return twice to finish your list
Unordered Lists Press return twice to start your list

* List item the first
* List item the second
* List item the third

Press return twice to finish your list
Press return twice to start your list
  • List item the first
  • List item the second
  • List item the third
Press return twice to finish your list
Code Blocks `alert('hello world!');` alert('hello world!');
Quote Blocks > 'Tis better to have visited Game-Debate than to never have visited Game-Debate
'Tis better to have visited Game-Debate than to never have visited Game-Debate
New - Ordered by date, the newest comments at the top
1 2 3
0
temsku's Rig
Saved at: Aug-13-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR3 1600MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
0
/
0

Would this be good upgrade?

1
aditrex's Rig
Saved at: Aug-18-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR4 2666MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
5
/
338

yes sure what motherboard do you have?

0
temsku's Rig
Saved at: Aug-13-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR3 1600MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
0
/
0

k30ad_m31ad_m51ad_m32ad motherboard

0
AceDSabo's Rig
Saved at: Jul-22-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR3 1866MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
0
/
0

Does my pc bottleneck? And if so what do I fix?

0
aditrex's Rig
Saved at: Aug-18-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR4 2666MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
5
/
338

Your gpu is bottleneck

0
AceDSabo's Rig
Saved at: Jul-22-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR3 1866MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
0
/
0

Does that mean the graphics card is too good? For the CPU?

0
aditrex's Rig
Saved at: Aug-18-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR4 2666MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
5
/
338

no no it means your cpu alot stronger then your gpu so you can get everygpu in the market right now without any bottleneck

0
AceDSabo's Rig
Saved at: Jul-22-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR3 1866MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
0
/
0

What gpu would you upgrade too?

0
aditrex's Rig
Saved at: Aug-18-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR4 2666MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
5
/
338

Depends on your budget gtx 1060 or 580 are good gpus for 1080p

0
AceDSabo's Rig
Saved at: Jul-22-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR3 1866MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
0
/
0

Which brand of 1060s is good and does the 3gb vram and 6gb vram make a big difference?

0
aditrex's Rig
Saved at: Aug-18-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR4 2666MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
5
/
338

Msi gigabyte asus evga all those have nice cooling system about 3vs6gb I recommend 6gb cuz its abit faster and it will last you longer

0
gooras315's Rig
Saved at: Aug-17-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
FX-8300 oc: 30%
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
24GB DDR3 1600MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
5760 x 1080
width x height
1
/
1

i7-4790 @ 3.60GHz CPU Mark -10,000
Yuo can us GPU MAX gtx 1070 max or GTx 980ti


G3D Mark
GeForce GTX 980 Ti 11,317
GeForce GTX 1070 11,027


GeForce GTX 1080 G3D Mark-12,000 bottleneck

0
AceDSabo's Rig
Saved at: Jul-22-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR3 1866MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
0
/
0

Can this run with Gigabyte GTX 1050Ti G1 Gaming 4GB? Bottleneck?

0
p01ntof1mpac7's Rig
Saved at: Aug-18-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR3 1600MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
0
/
-1

This is a very good cpu i bought it back in 2014, has not let me down in any way.

0
unholyknight95's Rig
Saved at: Jul-18-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
8GB DDR3 1600MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
0
/
0

How well would this run with 1070?

0
aditrex's Rig
Saved at: Aug-18-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR4 2666MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
5
/
338

Good no bottleneck

0
narutofan180's Rig
Saved at: Aug-13-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR3 1600MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
0
/
1

Would this be worth an upgrade from a 3770? Would it even be a noticeable difference? Thanks.

0
aditrex's Rig
Saved at: Aug-18-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR4 2666MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
5
/
338

Not really few fps more

0
THEMUDU's Rig
Saved at: May-15-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR3 1600MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
0
/
1

Hey guys i was hoping i would buy new 12 GB RAM and i dont know which to buy. I was also thinking about buying the EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB GPU would this processor be able to handle it? Please reply asap.

0
abdouketfi's Rig
Saved at: Aug-18-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
2GB DDR2 0MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1366 x 768
width x height
0
/
1

are you f kidding me this cpu is super

0
THEMUDU's Rig
Saved at: May-15-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR3 1600MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
0
/
1

thanks lol i thought so too but i had to make sure

0
florijan's Rig
Saved at: Jun-27-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
8GB DDR3 1600MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1680 x 1050
width x height
0
/
0

This CPU preforms like Lambo on Roids!

0
jsmanguiob's Rig
Saved at: Dec-23-2016
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
8GB DDR3 1600MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1680 x 1050
width x height
0
/
1

What low cost gpu suited for my system?

0
hardeepccomp's Rig
Saved at: Jan-30-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR3 1866MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
3286 x 768
width x height
0
/
2

How much better is this CPU than mine?

0
ShadeSlAY's Rig
Saved at: Aug-15-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
8GB DDR3 1600MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1280 x 1024
width x height
0
/
14

10% better

0
Bjornooh's Test Rig
Saved at: Jul-29-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
4GB DDR3 1333MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
test rig
1
/
-2

Will this be proper for the 1070?

0
iSilverX's Rig
Saved at: Aug-16-2017
Compared to your Rig
CPU
Login to compare your CPU
GFX
Login to compare your GFX Card
RAM
16GB DDR3 1866MHz
Login to compare your RAM
RES
1920 x 1080
width x height
11
/
41

Yes ofc. Congrats for your new rig btw :D

1 2 3
Release period
02-Jun-2013
10
Core i7-4790 4-Core 3.6GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
27%
Graphics Card
0%
RAM
11GB
0%
VS
VS
Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds 49% 28%
Destiny 2 54% 35%
Call of Duty: WWII 60% 18%
FIFA 18 60% 24%
Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 60% 53%
Hellblade: Senuas Sacrifice 23% 15%
Assassins Creed: Origins 59% 15%
Grand Theft Auto VI 25% 17%
ARK: Survival Evolved 84% 27%
NBA 2K18 68% 30%
Core i7-4790 4-Core 3.6GHz Extras
View Compatible Hardware PC Builder