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Intel Core i7-4790S vs Core i7-990X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-990X 42 GT/s
Core i7-4790S 25.6 GT/s
Difference: 16.4 (64%)

Core Speed

Core i7-990X 3.5 GHz
Core i7-4790S 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0.3 (9%)

Threads

Core i7-990X 12
Core i7-4790S 8
Difference: 4 (50%)

TDP

Core i7-990X 130 Watts
Core i7-4790S 65 Watts
Difference: 65 (100%)

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Model Core i7-4790S Core i7-990X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Haswell Westmere
Core Speed 3.2 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 4 6
Total Threads 8 12
Turbo 4/5/7/8 1/1/1/1/2/2
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 8 MB 12 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 4600 N/A
TDP 65 Watts 130 Watts
Socket LGA 1150 LGA 1366
Released May 2014[7] 2011-02-01
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