Intel i7 4790K Devils Canyon CPU Review

3D Mark 11

Intel i7-4790K Review

3D Mark 11

Continuing the Vantage results, the i7-4790K just sits behind the i7-4770K. Although the results are a lot closer than they were in the Vantage benchmark.

Intel i7-4790K Review  

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13-06-2014, 09:46:26

Dicehunter
Nice review thanks.

If I could get the same 4.80GHZ overclock with a 4970K that I have with my 4770K then I would definitely buy one but I'm not lucky with the silicon lottery Quote

13-06-2014, 10:09:17

RickPlaysWarr
Very nice review Tom. Thank you for the time in trying to enlighten us about the differences from the 4770k cpu. I probably will get one for the Maximus VII Hero rig that I hope to finish in the next couple of months. The 4770k I have now is not a strong one from what I can see. I might get a better entry in the lottery with a new chip. I am also hoping you go back to the VII Hero board with the DC 4790k chip. Your review of that board was what made me buy it on day 1 when it came available. I really hope the combo with the DC chip will be a "Epic Win"

Thank You Again!

--Rick--Quote

13-06-2014, 10:21:16

WYP
Good review as always Tom, the 500MHz boost over the 4770k is nothing to take lightly at stock and the improved thermals is always good.

While it is a shame that the average overclocks for DC is not any higher than vanilla haswell, the improvements are always welcome.Quote

13-06-2014, 11:07:20

dark-D
the non K cpu doesn't turbo to 4.4Ghz, only the K one.Quote

13-06-2014, 11:47:17

lAnimal
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Hitman absolutely (heh) loves the overclocked 4790K
I almost lost it with that subtle joke
Great review, and I'm not sure why I don't know this but do you need a z97 mobo for devil's canyon, I currently have an i3 and want to upgrade by the end of the summer (no job makes it hard) so will it be the 4670k or 4690k that I'll be (hopefully) getting?Quote
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