Intel Core i7-7700 vs Intel Core i7-4790

Intel Core i7-7700
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
Intel Core i7-7700

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

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    102%
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    105%
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-7700

5% higher multi 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

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the Intel Core i7-7700.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

Intel Core i7-7700Intel Core i7-4790
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 i7-7700Intel Core i7-4790
ArchitectureIntel_KabylakevsIntel_Haswell
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR3
CodenameKaby LakevsHaswell
Release DateSep 2016vsMay 2014

Cores

Intel Core i7-7700Intel Core i7-4790
Cores4vs4
Threads8vs8
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsIntel HD 4600

Cache

Intel Core i7-7700Intel Core i7-4790
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache8192 KB (shared)vs8192 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i7-7700Intel Core i7-4790
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsIntel Socket 1150
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
Packagevs
Die Size0 mm²vs177 mm²
Process14 nmvs22 nm

Performance

Intel Core i7-7700Intel Core i7-4790
Cpu Frequency3600 MHzvs3500 MHz
Turbo Clock Speednonevs3900 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP65 Wvs84 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    4320 points
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    4368 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    20736 points
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    18816 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    168
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    158.5

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    877
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    765

points - higher is better

SuperPI 1M

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    10.24
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    9.08

seconds - lower is better

wPrime 32

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    6.73
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    6.39

seconds - lower is better

x264 Pass 1

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    181
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    171

FPS - higher is better

x264 Pass 2

  • Intel Core i7-7700
    49
  • Intel Core i7-4790
    46

FPS - higher is better