Intel Core i5-7600K vs Intel Core i7-4790

Intel Core i5-7600K
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
3800 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
Intel Core i5-7600K

Intel Core i7-4790
Intel Socket 1150 DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / May 2014
Intel Core i7-4790

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    103%
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    114%
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    107%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7600K

14% higher single threaded performance.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-4790

7% higher multi threaded performance.
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the Intel Core i5-7600K.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i7-4790
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
AES-NI
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0
VT-d
HTT
TSX
TXT
vPro

Architecture

Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i7-4790
Architecture Intel_Kabylake vs Intel_Haswell
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR3
Codename Kaby Lake vs Haswell
Release Date Sep 2016 vs May 2014

Cores

Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i7-4790
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 4 vs 8
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs Intel HD 4600

Cache

Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i7-4790
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 6144 KB (shared) vs 8192 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i7-4790
Socket Intel Socket 1151 vs Intel Socket 1150
Max Case Temp 72°C vs 72°C
Package vs
Die Size 0 mm² vs 177 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 22 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-7600K Intel Core i7-4790
Cpu Frequency 3800 MHz vs 3500 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4000 MHz vs 3900 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 95 W vs 84 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    4800 points
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    4368 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    18240 points
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    18816 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R10 32Bit Single

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    6814
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    5926

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Multi

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    24179
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    22667

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    2.02
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    1.79

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    7.87
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    8.29

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    179.5
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    158.5

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    674
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    765

points - higher is better

SuperPI 1M

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    8.82
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    9.08

seconds - lower is better

wPrime 32

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    8.49
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    6.39

seconds - lower is better

x264 Pass 1

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    223
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    171

FPS - higher is better

x264 Pass 2

  • Intel Core i5-7600K
    46.2
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    46

FPS - higher is better