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Intel Core i7 4790 (Haswell Refresh) CPU and Z97 Performance Preview (Page 4)

By Shawn Baker on May 6, 2014 at 11:31 am CDT - 0 mins, 57 secs reading time for this page

PassMark PerformanceTest

Version and / or Patch Used: 7.0.1021

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When it comes to the CPU Performance under PerformanceTest, you can see that the new i7 4790 comes out ahead in the overall CPU Mark, along with both the Integer and Floating Point tests. As for the Physics test, there is no difference.

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Looking at memory performance, you can again see that the i7 4790 numbers are up across the board.

We're looking forward to testing RAM on the new platform over the coming weeks.

CINEBENCH R11.5

Version and / or Patch Used: R11.5

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CINEBENCH performance is also slightly up on the i7 4790 when compared to the i7 4770K.

Adobe Lightroom

Version and / or Patch Used: v3.4

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Lightroom continues the trend of extra performance when compared to the i7 4790.

MediaEspresso

Version and / or Patch Used: v6.5

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Looking above, you can see that MediaEspresso performance sits in line with the other CPUs at the bottom of the graph here, coming in around the 18 minute mark. It's not until we look at the more expensive setups that we see the time drop significantly.

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