Intel Core i7-4790 vs Intel Core i5-6600K

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

Intel Core i5-6600K
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i5-6600K

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    100%
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    101%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

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

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    110%
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-4790

10% higher multi threaded performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-6600K

9% 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 i5-6600K
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 i5-6600K
ArchitectureIntel_HaswellvsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR3vsDDR4
CodenameHaswellvsSkylake
Release DateMay 2014vsJul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i5-6600K
Cores4vs4
Threads8vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsIntel HD 4600vsHD Graphics 530

Cache

Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i5-6600K
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 i5-6600K
SocketIntel Socket 1150vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
PackagevsFC-LGA12C
Die Size177mm²vsunknown
Process22 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i5-6600K
Cpu Frequency3500 MHzvs3500 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3900 MHzvs3900 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP84 Wvs95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

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

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    18816 points
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    16100 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    13330
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    13321

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    3771
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4677

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    14356
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    15019

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    3492
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    4217

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Single

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    5926
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    6188

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Multi

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    22667
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    21324

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    1.79
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    1.88

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    8.29
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    6.93

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    158
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    166

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    765
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    602

points - higher is better

SuperPI 1M

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    9.08
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    9.5

seconds - lower is better

x264 Pass 1

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    171
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    196.3

FPS - higher is better

x264 Pass 2

  • Intel Core i7-4790
    46
  • Intel Core i5-6600K
    40.1

FPS - higher is better