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Essentials

Product Collection
Vertical Segment
Processor Number
Status
Launch Date
Lithography
Recommended Customer Price
Expected Discontinuance
Product Collection
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorDesktop Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorDesktop
Processor Number
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processori7-8700K Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processori7-4790K
Status
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorLaunched Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorEnd of Life
Launch Date
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorQ4'17 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorQ2'14
Lithography
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor14 nm Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor22 nm
Recommended Customer Price
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor$359.00 - $370.00 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor$339.00 - $350.00
Expected Discontinuance
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor07/14/2017

Performance

# of Cores
# of Threads
Processor Base Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
Cache
Bus Speed
TDP
# of Cores
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor6 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor4
# of Threads
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor12 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor8
Processor Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor3.70 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor4.00 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor4.70 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor4.40 GHz
Cache
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor12 MB Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor8 MB SmartCache
Bus Speed
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor8 GT/s DMI3 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor5 GT/s DMI2
TDP
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor95 W Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor88 W

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Conflict Free
Datasheet
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorNo
Conflict Free
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorView now Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorView now

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Memory Types
Max # of Memory Channels
ECC Memory Supported
Max Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor64 GB Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor32 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorDDR4-2666 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorDDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor2 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor2
ECC Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorNo
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor25.6 GB/s

Graphics Specifications

Processor Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Video Max Memory
Execution Units
4K Support
Max Resolution (HDMI 1.4)‡
Max Resolution (DP)‡
Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel)‡
DirectX* Support
OpenGL* Support
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Clear Video Technology
# of Displays Supported
Device ID
Graphics Output
Max Resolution (VGA)‡
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Processor Graphics
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorIntel® UHD Graphics 630 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor350 MHz Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor350 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor1.20 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor1.25 GHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor64 GB Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor2 GB
Execution Units
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor24 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor20
4K Support
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes, at 60Hz
Max Resolution (HDMI 1.4)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor4096x2304@24Hz Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor3840x2160@24Hz
Max Resolution (DP)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor4096x2304@60Hz Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor3840x2160@60Hz
Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor4096x2304@60Hz Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor3840x2160@60Hz
DirectX* Support
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor12 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor11.2/12
OpenGL* Support
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor4.5 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor4.3
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® Clear Video Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes
# of Displays Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor3 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor3
Device ID
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor0x3E92 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor0x412
Graphics Output
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessoreDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA
Max Resolution (VGA)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor1920x1200@60Hz
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes

Expansion Options

Scalability
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Configurations
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Scalability
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor1S Only Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor1S Only
PCI Express Revision
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor3.0 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor3.0
PCI Express Configurations
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorUp to 1x16 or 2x8 or 1x8+2x4 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor16 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor16

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
Thermal Solution Specification
TJUNCTION
Package Size
Low Halogen Options Available
TCASE
Sockets Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorFCLGA1151 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorFCLGA1150
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor1 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor1
Thermal Solution Specification
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorPCG 2015C (130W) Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorPCG 2013D
TJUNCTION
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor100°C
Package Size
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor37.5mm x 37.5mm Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor37.5mm x 37.5mm
Low Halogen Options Available
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorSee MDDS Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorSee MDDS
TCASE
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor74.04°C

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® vPro™ Technology
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® 64
Instruction Set
Instruction Set Extensions
Idle States
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® My WiFi Technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor2.0 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorNo
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorNo
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor64-bit Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorSSE4.1/4.2, AVX2 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Idle States
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorNo
Intel® My WiFi Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes

Security & Reliability

Intel® AES New Instructions
Secure Key
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Boot Guard
Anti-Theft Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Secure Key
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorNo
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® Boot Guard
Intel® Core™ i7-8700K ProcessorYes
Anti-Theft Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes

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