Intel Core i7-4790 vs Intel Core i5-6600

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

Intel Core i5-6600
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3300 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i5-6600

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    102%
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    105%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    109%
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-4790

9% higher multi threaded performance.
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the Intel Core i5-6600.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-6600

5% higher single threaded performance.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared



Specifications

Features

Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i5-6600
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
HTT
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
vPro
Boost 2.0

Architecture

Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i5-6600
ArchitectureIntel_HaswellvsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR3vsDDR4
CodenameHaswellvsSkylake
Release DateMay 2014vsJul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i5-6600
Cores4vs4
Threads8vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsIntel HD 4600vsNo

Cache

Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i5-6600
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache8192 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i5-6600
SocketIntel Socket 1150vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
PackagevsFC-LGA12C
Die Size177mm²vs177mm²
Process22 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i5-6600
Cpu Frequency3500 MHzvs3300 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3900 MHzvs3900 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP84 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    4368 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    4485 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    18816 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    15180 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    13330
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    11527

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    3771
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    3970

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    14356
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    12482

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    3492
  • Intel Core i5-6600
    3709

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    158
  • Intel Core i5-6600 (simulated)
    165.75

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    765
  • Intel Core i5-6600 (simulated)
    787.29

points - higher is better