CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4790K vs 8320E among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

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

Fire Strike

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?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

9.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 4790K 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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 8320E

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD FX 8320E vs the Intel Core i7 4790K.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 4790K vs FX 8320E

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4790K
15,490
FX 8320E
11,929

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8320E
2,244

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4790K
5,140,000 MB/s
FX 8320E
2,550,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4790K
15,465
FX 8320E
8,967

GeekBench

Core i7 4790K
16,653
FX 8320E
8,967

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

Core i7 4790K
33,538
FX 8320E
28,039

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i7 4790K
11,194
FX 8320E
7,512

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 8320E
1,361

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 4790K  vs
FX 8320E 
Clock speed 4 GHz 3.2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.4 GHz 4 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
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 88W 95W
Annual home energy cost 21.2 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 77.09 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 11.42 pt/W 11.14 pt/W
Typical power consumption 71.5W 77.19W

details

Core i7 4790K  vs
FX 8320E 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
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
Operating temperature Unknown - 74.04°C Unknown - 70.5°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.64 GHz 4.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.79 GHz 4.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.64 GHz 4.7 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
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Value doesn't mean jack if it is trounced in the benchmarks.
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