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Front view of Intel Core i7 4790K

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Intel Core i7 4790K

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Front view of AMD FX 8150

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD FX 8150 vs the Intel Core i7 4790K.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 4790K vs FX 8150

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4790K
15,490
FX 8150
10,087

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8150
1,990

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4790K
5,140,000 MB/s
FX 8150
2,265,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4790K
15,465
FX 8150
9,664

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4790K
16,653
FX 8150
10,251

GeekBench

Core i7 4790K
16,653
FX 8150
11,782

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i7 4790K
11,194
FX 8150
7,747

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 8150
1,355

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 4790K  vs
FX 8150 
Clock speed 4 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.4 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Octa core
Is unlocked Yes Yes

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
ABM
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 88W 125W
Annual home energy cost 21.2 $/year 67.45 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 77.09 $/year 200.6 $/year
Performance per watt 11.42 pt/W 4.14 pt/W
Typical power consumption 71.5W 197.75W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 HyperTransport 3.1
Number of links 0 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,200 MT/s

details

Core i7 4790K  vs
FX 8150 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
L2 cache 1 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 74.04°C Unknown - 61°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.63 GHz 4.71 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.8 GHz 4.66 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.63 GHz 4.71 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 350 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,250 MHz N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 29,866.66 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 24,576 MB
Intel Core i7 4790K
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