CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4790K vs 3365 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

9.2

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 4790K 

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

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Front view of Intel Core i7 4790K

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 4790K

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 4790K

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 2.3 GHz Around 75% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 4.4 GHz vs 3.3 GHz Around 35% higher turbo clock speed
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
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 2,530 vs 1,044 Around 2.5x better PassMark (Single core) score
Much better performance per watt 11.42 pt/W vs 2.72 pt/W Around 4.2x better performance per watt
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.63 GHz vs 2.3 GHz More than 2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better PassMark score 11,194 vs 5,803 Around 95% better PassMark score
Significantly more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 2x more l3 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.8 GHz vs 2.3 GHz More than 2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Apr, 2014 vs Jul, 2013 Release date 9 months later
Front view of AMD Opteron 3365

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AMD Opteron 3365

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Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 1 MB 8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
More cores 8 vs 4 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 71.5W More than 25% lower typical power consumption
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 21.2 $/year More than 25% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 77.09 $/year More than 25% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 4790K vs Opteron 3365

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 4790K  vs
Opteron 3365 
Clock speed 4 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.4 GHz 3.3 GHz
Cores Quad core Octa core
Is unlocked Yes No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
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 65W
Annual home energy cost 21.2 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 77.09 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 11.42 pt/W 2.72 pt/W
Typical power consumption 71.5W 52.81W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 HyperTransport 3.0

details

Core i7 4790K  vs
Opteron 3365 
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

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.63 GHz 2.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.8 GHz 2.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.63 GHz 2.3 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
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
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