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AMD Ryzen 3 1300X vs Intel Core i7-4790

AMD Ryzen 3 1300X Cpu
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X
Intel Core i7-4790 Cpu
Intel Core i7-4790
Editiorial reviews
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6 editorial reviews
Fresh from the introduction of Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5, AMD is ready to battle Core i3 and Pentium with its Ryzen 3 1300X and 1200 processors.Read more
The $129 Ryzen 3 is a fine fit for gamers, with four cores near the price of a dual-core Intel Core i3. For editing video or other CPU-intensive tasks, though, AMD's Ryzen 5 chips are tough to ignore, starting at just $30 more.Read more
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3 editorial reviews
Codename Devil's Canyon is out from Intel. We see just what the new Core i7 4790K processor is all about as we put it through our CPU testing regiment.Read more
Intel's Core i7-4790K is the high-end Haswell-based processor for enthusiasts who liked last year's 4770K CPU, but weren't satisfied with its modest performance improvements.Read more
Despite a clear performance advantage, Intel just doesn't seem like an enthusiast-friendly company. Certain elements in the organization want to change that perception, though. Devil's Canyon is meant to allay power users with more speed.Read more
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User rating
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3.9 out of 5
33 user ratings
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Full Comparison

General

AMD Ryzen 3 1300XAMD Ryzen 3 1300X
Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i7-4790
Processor socketAM4LGA 1150
Component forPCPC
Operating modes64-bit
  • 32-bit
  • 64-bit

Processor

AMD Ryzen 3 1300XAMD Ryzen 3 1300X
Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i7-4790
Clock speed3.5 GHz3.6 GHz
Max turbo speed3.7 GHz4.0 GHz
Number of cores44
Number of threads48
Thermal Design Power (TDP)65.0 W65.0 W
Processor lithography0.0 in0.0 in

Integrated Graphics

AMD Ryzen 3 1300XAMD Ryzen 3 1300X
Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i7-4790
On-board graphics adapternoyes

Memory

AMD Ryzen 3 1300XAMD Ryzen 3 1300X
Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i7-4790
Cache8 MB8 MB
Cache typeL3Smart Cache
Memory clock speeds supported by processor2666.0 MHz
  • 1333
  • 1600
Memory types supported by processorDDR4 SDRAMDDR3 SDRAM
Memory channelsDualDual

Thermals

AMD Ryzen 3 1300XAMD Ryzen 3 1300X
Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i7-4790
Thermal specification203.0 °F162.9 °F

Pros & Cons

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