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Intel Core i7 4790K (Devil's Canyon) CPU Review - PCMark 7, HyperPi and AIDA64

Intel Core i7 4790K (Devil's Canyon) CPU Review
Codename Devil's Canyon is out from Intel. We see just what the new Core i7 4790K processor is all about as we put it through our CPU testing regiment. (NASDAQ:INTC)
By: | Intel CPUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Jun 20, 2014 4:39 pm
TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: Intel

PCMark 7

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.04

 

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Starting off with PCMark 7 we can see the new Intel i7 4790K offers some strong performance. You can see it manages to outperform some of our older but more expensive processors as well. Overclocking helps boost performance slightly in both tests; but not by a major amount.

 

HyperPi 0.99

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 0.99

 

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Hype Pi like above shows a nice performance increase as well against the lineup of processors we have here. Compared to the i7 4770K it's replacing the new 4790K shaves almost 30 seconds off our Hyper Pi time. That is then reduced nearly a minute more when we throw overclocking into the mix.

 

AIDA64

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.00.1035BETA

 

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Looking at our AIDA64 CPU performance you can see that performance gains over the previous i7 4770K are very strong here with big gains across the board seen in both the CPU Cache Write and Read tests.

 

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As for memory performance you can see we're slightly up across the board but not by a major amount. Overclocking as well sees little to no gain in performance here unlike the CPU Cache tests which manages to see a nice little bump in both areas.

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