Intel Core i5-7640X vs Intel Core i7-4790K

Intel Core i5-7640X
Intel Socket 2066 DESKTOP
3900 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jun 2017
Intel Core i5-7640X

Intel Core i7-4790K
Intel Socket 1150 DESKTOP
4000 MHz / Cores: 4 / May 2014
Intel Core i7-4790K

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7640X

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

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-4790K

Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-7640X Intel Core i7-4790K
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

Architecture

Intel Core i5-7640X Intel Core i7-4790K
Architecture Intel_Kabylake vs Intel_Haswell
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR3
Codename Kaby Lake-X vs Haswell
Release Date Jun 2017 vs May 2014

Cores

Intel Core i5-7640X Intel Core i7-4790K
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 4 vs 8
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics HD 630 vs Intel HD 4600

Cache

Intel Core i5-7640X Intel Core i7-4790K
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 i5-7640X Intel Core i7-4790K
Socket Intel Socket 2066 vs Intel Socket 1150
Max Case Temp 72°C vs 72°C
Package FC-LGA2066 vs
Die Size 0 mm² vs 177 mm²
Process 14 nm vs 22 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-7640X Intel Core i7-4790K
Cpu Frequency 3900 MHz vs 4000 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4300 MHz vs 4400 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 112 W vs 88 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7640X
    5160 points
  • Intel Core i7-4790K
    4928 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-7640X
    18720 points
  • Intel Core i7-4790K
    21504 points

Points - higher is better