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Intel Core i7-4790K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor

( 4.9 Average / 366 Ratings )

Specifications

Manufacturer

Intel

Model

Core i7-4790K

Part #

BX80646I74790K

Data Width

64-bit

Socket

LGA1150

Speed

4.0GHz

Cores

4

L1 Cache

4 x 32KB Instruction
4 x 32KB Data

L2 Cache

4 x 256KB

L3 Cache

1 x 8MB

Lithography

22 nm

Thermal Design Power

88 Watts

Includes CPU Cooler

Yes

Hyper-Threading

Yes

Integrated Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 4600

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Prices

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Reviews

from completed build tggrng123

The performance out of the box is great! I've not had quicker rendering times than when I've got this CPU. With audio production, even the most CPU taxing VSTs hardly load it! I am disappointed, however, as I wasn't able to overclock at all with the one I received.

Super fast yet efficient processor, I'm glad I choose this over the AMD FX Series.

Very fast, runs a little hotter than my 4690K did though.

Definitely, I wanted an i7 for the workload but x99 platform, 6 to 8 core intel cpus are way out of budget.

from completed build First Gaming Build - $1700

What can you say? 8 threads at the ready. Fast and reliable.

I am more than happy with the performance of this CPU. With the great deals at Micro-center, I figured there was no reason not to go for the top-notch of the 4th generation i7.

Sweet!

from completed build The Black Ghost

What a beast. Crushes everything I've thrown at it thus far with room to spare. Highly recommend for anyone who can afford it, you will notice the difference.

See the Benchmark in the description of my build. Great power, great value, no OCing required.