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Intel Core i7-4790 vs AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

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These are real-world performance benchmarks that were submitted by Hardware Compare users. The scores seen here are the average of all benchmarks submitted for each respective test and hardware.

3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Ryzen 5 1600X 16500 points
Core i7-4790 9440 points
Difference: 7060 (75%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 5 1600X 43.2 GT/s
Core i7-4790 28.8 GT/s
Difference: 14.4 (50%)

Core Speed

Core i7-4790 3.6 GHz
Ryzen 5 1600X 3.6 GHz
Difference: 0 (0%)


Ryzen 5 1600X 12
Core i7-4790 8
Difference: 4 (50%)


Ryzen 5 1600X 95 Watts
Core i7-4790 84 Watts
Difference: 11 (13%)

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Model Core i7-4790 Ryzen 5 1600X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Haswell 14nm
Core Speed 3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 4 6
Total Threads 8 12
Turbo 2/3/4/4 4.0 GHz
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 3MB
L3 Cache 8 MB 16MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 4600
TDP 84 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 1150 AM4
Released 2014-05-01 April 2017