We and our partners use cookies to give you the best online experience, including to personalise advertising and content. Data about your interaction with this site and the ads shown to you may be shared with companies involved in the delivery and/or personalisation of ads on this site and elsewhere online.

Intel Core i7 3770 vs Intel Core i7-4790

Intel Core i7 3770 Cpu
Intel Core i7 3770
Intel Core i7-4790 Cpu
Intel Core i7-4790
Editiorial reviews
7
7 editorial reviews
Today the company is unveiling its full new line of Core i7 and Core i5 processors, accompanying chipsets and Centrino wireless options. Ivy Bridge is a 'tick'...Read more
Intel's long-awaited Ivy Bridge CPU is a strong and efficient performerRead more
Page 2 - Intel Core i7-3770K Architecture; Test SystemRead more
Read editorial reviews
3
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
Read editorial reviews
User rating
34
4.1 out of 5
34 user ratings
5 stars
32 %
4 stars
47 %
3 stars
17 %
2 stars
2 %
1 stars
0 %
39
4.1 out of 5
39 user ratings
5 stars
35 %
4 stars
41 %
3 stars
23 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

General

Intel Core i7 3770Intel Core i7 3770
Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i7-4790
Processor socketLGA 1155LGA 1150
Component forPCPC
Operating modes64-bit
  • 32-bit
  • 64-bit

Processor

Intel Core i7 3770Intel Core i7 3770
Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i7-4790
Clock speed3.4 GHz3.6 GHz
Max turbo speed3.9 GHz4.0 GHz
Number of cores44
Number of threads88
Thermal Design Power (TDP)77.0 W65.0 W
Processor lithography0.0 in0.0 in
Bus typeDMIDMI
Idle statesyesyes

Integrated Graphics

Intel Core i7 3770Intel Core i7 3770
Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i7-4790
On-board graphics adapteryesyes
TypeIntel HD Graphics 4000Intel HD Graphics 4600
On-board graphics adapter base frequency850.0 MHz350.0 MHz

Memory

Intel Core i7 3770Intel Core i7 3770
Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i7-4790
Cache8 MB8 MB
Cache typeSmart CacheSmart Cache
Memory clock speeds supported by processor
  • 1333
  • 1600
  • 1333
  • 1600
Maximum internal memory supported by processor32.0 GB32.0 GB
Memory types supported by processorDDR3 SDRAMDDR3 SDRAM
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)25.6 GB/s25.6 GB/s
Memory channelsDualDual

Features

Intel Core i7 3770Intel Core i7 3770
Intel Core i7-4790Intel Core i7-4790
Thermal monitoring technologiesyesyes
Supported instruction sets
  • AVX
  • SSE4.1
  • SSE4.2
  • AVX 2.0
  • SSE4.1
  • SSE4.2
Execute disable bityesyes

Pros & Cons

Pros
      Cons

          Often compared with Intel Core i7 3770

          Often compared with Intel Core i7-4790