Core_i7-4790K_4-Core_4.0GHz
Intel Core i7-4790K 4-Core 4.0GHz

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7.8
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How well can the Core i7-4790K 4-Core 4.0GHz run games
Intel Core i7-4790K 4-Core 4.0GHz
Performance Specification
CPU Speed
4 GHz
Turbo Speed
4.4 GHz
Physical Cores
4 cores
Threads
8 threads
CPU Codename
Devils Canyon
TDP (Power)
88W
Lithography
22nm
Mobo Socket
LGA 1150
Main Link
Bit Width
64 Bit
Max Temp.
73°C
Memory Channels
2
Maximum memory
32GB
Processor GPU
CPU Features
Notebook CPU
Unlocked Multiplier
L1 Cache
256KB
L2 Cache
1024KB
L3 Cache
8KB
Approved
Rating & Price
GD RATING
Unknown
Release price
$339
Core i7-4790K 4-Core 4.0GHz Game Requirement Analysis
Core i7-4790K 4-Core 4.0GHz is a high-end CPU based on the 22nm, Haswell architecture.

It offers 4 Physical Cores (8 Logical), initially clocked at 4.0GHz, which may go up to 4.4GHz 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 i7 4790K (variant of Intel HD Graphics 4600), with 20 Execution Units, initially clocked at 350MHz and that go up to 1250MHz, 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 88W.

Compared to Core i7-4770K there's an overall 10% performance boost. Its performance is exceptionally good and enough for even the most demanding applications.
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Release period
22-Jun-2014