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Intel Core i7 4790 (Haswell Refresh) CPU and Z97 Performance Preview

By: Shawn Baker | Intel CPUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: May 6, 2014 4:31 pm

3DMark 11


Version and / or Patch Used: 1.0





Aliens vs. Predator


Version and / or Patch Used: Standalone Benchmark




When it comes to gaming performance, you can see that there's really no difference between all our setups here with the exception of our AMD setup under 3DMark 11.







Power draw on the setup sits slightly lower than the 4770K in both the idle and load department. On a whole, though, it does sit a little higher than we'd expect, but it could well be the motherboard. We'll know more about the power numbers when we start looking at our motherboards.







Heat numbers are really good with a solid idle and load number present. You can see we sit considerably lower than the i7 4770K on the same motherboard. Again, we'll get a better idea of our temperature numbers when we start to look at more motherboards.

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