CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4790 vs R-464L among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 4790 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 4790  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 4790

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 4790

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Much higher clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 2.3 GHz More than 55% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 4 GHz vs 3.2 GHz Around 25% higher turbo clock speed
Much better turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz vs 686 MHz Around 75% better turbo clock speed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 2,284 vs 1,015 More than 2.2x better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better PassMark score 9,996 vs 2,976 More than 3.2x better PassMark score
Much better performance per watt 10.77 pt/W vs 3.96 pt/W Around 2.8x better performance per watt
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Newer May, 2014 vs May, 2012 Release date over 1 years later
Front view of AMD R R-464L

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AMD R R-464L

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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 1 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much lower typical power consumption 28.44W vs 68.25W 2.4x lower typical power consumption
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Higher GPU clock speed 497 MHz vs 350 MHz More than 40% higher GPU clock speed
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 100 °C vs 72.72 °C Around 40% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much lower annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year vs 20.24 $/year 2.4x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year vs 73.58 $/year 2.4x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 4790 vs R R-464L

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4790
15.62 mHash/s
R R-464L
53.7 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i7 4790
16.69 mPixels/s
R R-464L
3.58 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4790
1.96 fps
R R-464L
0.45 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4790
13,718
R R-464L
4,210

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4790
3,632
R R-464L
1,456

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4790
4,570,000 MB/s
R R-464L
1,610 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i7 4790
9,996
R R-464L
2,976

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i7 4790
2,284
R R-464L
1,015

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 4790  vs
R R-464L 
Clock speed 3.6 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4 GHz 3.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s

details

Core i7 4790  vs
R R-464L 
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Clock multiplier 36 11
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.72°C Unknown - 100°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 AMD Radeon HD 7660G
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 497 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz 686 MHz

power consumption

TDP 84W 35W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 8.43 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 30.66 $/year
Performance per watt 10.77 pt/W 3.96 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 28.44W
Intel Core i7 4790
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