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Intel Core i3 8121U vs Core i7-4790K

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-4790K 32 GT/s
Core i3 8121U 8.8 GT/s
Difference: 23.2 (264%)

Core Speed

Core i7-4790K 4.0 GHz
Core i3 8121U 2.2 GHz
Difference: 1.8 (82%)

Threads

Core i7-4790K 8
Core i3 8121U 4
Difference: 4 (100%)

TDP

Core i7-4790K 88 Watts
Core i3 8121U 15 Watts
Difference: 73 (487%)

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Model Core i3 8121U Core i7-4790K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Cannon Lake Haswell
Core Speed 2.2 GHz 4.0 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 2 4
Total Threads 4 8
Turbo 3.2 GHz 2/3/4/4
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 4MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 4600
TDP 15 Watts 88 Watts
Socket LGA 1150
Released 2018 2014-06-01
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