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Front view of Intel Core i7 4790

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 4790

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Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly higher clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 50% higher clock speed
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,284 vs 725 Around 3.2x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better PassMark score 9,996 vs 604 More than 16.5x better PassMark score
Newer May, 2014 vs Aug, 2005 Release date over 8 years later
More threads 8 vs 1 7 more threads
More cores 4 vs 1 3 more cores; run more applications at once
Front view of AMD Opteron 150

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AMD Opteron 150

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Much lower typical power consumption 2.44W vs 68.25W 28x lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Much better performance per watt 17.67 pt/W vs 10.77 pt/W Around 65% better performance per watt
Much lower annual home energy cost 0.72 $/year vs 20.24 $/year 28x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 2.63 $/year vs 73.58 $/year 28x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 4790 vs Opteron 150

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 4790  vs
Opteron 150 
Clock speed 3.6 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Single core
Socket type
LGA 1150
939

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA3
SSE4.2
3DNow!
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Core i7 4790  vs
Opteron 150 
Threads 8 1
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.72°C 0 - 71°C

power consumption

TDP 84W 3W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 0.72 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 2.63 $/year
Performance per watt 10.77 pt/W 17.67 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 2.44W
Intel Core i7 4790
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