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Intel Core i5-7500 vs Core i7-4790

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-4790 9440 points
Core i5-7500 7710 points
Difference: 1730 (22%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-4790 28.8 GT/s
Core i5-7500 13.6 GT/s
Difference: 15.2 (112%)

Core Speed

Core i7-4790 3.6 GHz
Core i5-7500 3.4 GHz
Difference: 0.2 (6%)


Core i7-4790 8
Core i5-7500 4
Difference: 4 (100%)


Core i7-4790 84 Watts
Core i5-7500 65 Watts
Difference: 19 (29%)

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Model Core i5-7500 Core i7-4790
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Kaby Lake-S (14 nm) Haswell
Core Speed 3.4 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 4
Total Threads 4 8
Turbo 3.8 GHz 2/3/4/4
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 630 HD Graphics 4600
TDP 65 Watts 84 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 LGA 1150
Released January 2017 2014-05-01