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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-3930K 12250 points
Core i7-4790K 10730 points
Difference: 1520 (14%)

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-3930K 38.4 GT/s
Core i7-4790K 32 GT/s
Difference: 6.4 (20%)

Core Speed

Core i7-4790K 4.0 GHz
Core i7-3930K 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0.8 (25%)

Threads

Core i7-3930K 12
Core i7-4790K 8
Difference: 4 (50%)

TDP

Core i7-3930K 130 Watts
Core i7-4790K 88 Watts
Difference: 42 (48%)

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Model Core i7-3930K Core i7-4790K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge-E Haswell
Core Speed 3.2 GHz 4.0 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 4
Total Threads 12 8
Turbo 3/3/4/5/6/6 2/3/4/4
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 12 MB 8 MB
GPU Model N/A HD Graphics 4600
TDP 130 Watts 88 Watts
Socket LGA 2011 LGA 1150
Released 2011-11-01 2014-06-01
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