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Intel Core i7-4790 vs Core i9 8950HK

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i9 8950HK 34.8 GT/s
Core i7-4790 28.8 GT/s
Difference: 6 (21%)

Core Speed

Core i7-4790 3.6 GHz
Core i9 8950HK 2.9 GHz
Difference: 0.7 (24%)


Core i9 8950HK 12
Core i7-4790 8
Difference: 4 (50%)


Core i7-4790 84 Watts
Core i9 8950HK 45 Watts
Difference: 39 (87%)

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Model Core i7-4790 Core i9 8950HK
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Haswell Coffee Lake
Core Speed 3.6 GHz 2.9 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 4 6
Total Threads 8 12
Turbo 2/3/4/4 4.8 GHz
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 8 MB 12MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 4600 UHD 630
TDP 84 Watts 45 Watts
Socket LGA 1150
Released 2014-05-01 August 2017