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Intel Core i7-2700K vs Core i7-4790K

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-4790K 10730 points
Core i7-2700K 5220 points
Difference: 5510 (106%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-4790K 32 GT/s
Core i7-2700K 28 GT/s
Difference: 4 (14%)

Core Speed

Core i7-4790K 4.0 GHz
Core i7-2700K 3.5 GHz
Difference: 0.5 (14%)


Core i7-2700K 8
Core i7-4790K 8
Difference: 0 (0%)


Core i7-2700K 95 Watts
Core i7-4790K 88 Watts
Difference: 7 (8%)

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Model Core i7-2700K Core i7-4790K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge Haswell
Core Speed 3.5 GHz 4.0 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 4 4
Total Threads 8 8
Turbo 1/2/3/4 2/3/4/4
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 8 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 3000 HD Graphics 4600
TDP 95 Watts 88 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 LGA 1150
Released 2011-10-01 2014-06-01