Intel Core i5-6600K vs. Intel Core i7-4790K

Intel Core i5-6600K CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-4790K
Intel Core i5-6600KIntel Core i7-4790K
3.50 GHzFrequency4.00 GHz
3.90 GHzTurbo (1 Core)4.40 GHz
3.60 GHzTurbo (All Cores)4.20 GHz
4Cores4
NoHyperthreadingYes
YesOverclocking ?Yes
normalCore architecturenormal
Intel HD Graphics 530GPUIntel HD Graphics 4600
0.35 GHzGPU frequency0.35 GHz
1.15 GHzGPU (Turbo)1.25 GHz
9GPU Generation7.5
14 nmTechnology22 nm
12DirectX Version11.1
3Max. displays3
24Execution units20
192Shader160
64 GBMax. Memory2 GB
Decode / EncodeCodec h264Decode / Encode
Decode / EncodeCodec h265 / HEVC (8 bit)No
DecodeCodec h265 / HEVC (10 bit)No
Decode / EncodeCodec VP8No
DecodeCodec VP9No
NoCodec AV1No
DecodeCodec VC-1Decode
Decode / EncodeCodec AVCDecode / Encode
Decode / EncodeCodec JPEGDecode
SkylakeArchitectureHaswell Devils Canyon
DDR3-1600, DDR4-2133MemoryDDR3-1600
2Memory channels2
64 GBMax. Memory32 GB
NoECCNo
6.00 MBL3 Cache8.00 MB
3.0PCIe version3.0
16PCIe lanes16
14 nmTechnology22 nm
x86-64 (64 bit)Instruction set (ISA)x86-64 (64 bit)
LGA 1151SocketLGA 1150
91WTDP (PL1)88W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationVT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q3/2015Release dateQ2/2014
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
395 (96%)
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Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
411 (100%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
1572 (79%)
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Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
1982 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
166 (98%)
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Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
169 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
600 (70%)
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Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
854 (100%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.25 GHz
400 (91%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
1106 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
1073 (97%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
3631 (91%)
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Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
4001 (100%)
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Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected "bmw27" as the benchmark scene.

Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
486.5 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
407 (84%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
4147 (96%)
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Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
4302 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
12150 (73%)
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Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
16686 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
1.98 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
1.97 (99%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
6.54 (68%)
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Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
9.67 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
36.2 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
33.4 (92%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
8288 (72%)
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Intel Core i7-4790K Intel Core i7-4790K
4x 4.00 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
11445 (100%)
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