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Essentials

Product Collection
Vertical Segment
Processor Number
Status
Launch Date
Lithography
Included Items
Recommended Customer Price
Expected Discontinuance
Product Collection
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionIntel® Core™ X-series Processors Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionDesktop Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorDesktop
Processor Number
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Editioni7-6950X Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processori7-4790K
Status
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionDiscontinued Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorDiscontinued
Launch Date
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionQ2'16 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorQ2'14
Lithography
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition14 nm Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor22 nm
Included Items
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionPlease note: The boxed product does not include a fan or heat sink
Recommended Customer Price
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition$1723.00 - $1743.00 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
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Frequency
TDP
Bus Speed
# of Cores
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition10 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor4
# of Threads
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition20 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor8
Processor Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition3.00 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor4.00 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition3.50 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor4.40 GHz
Cache
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition25 MB Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor8 MB SmartCache
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition4.00 GHz
TDP
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition140 W Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor88 W
Bus Speed
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor5 GT/s DMI2

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Datasheet
Product Brief
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionNo Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorNo
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionView now Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorView now
Product Brief
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionView 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™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition128 GB Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor32 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionDDR4 2400/2133 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorDDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition4 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor2
ECC Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionNo Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorNo
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor25.6 GB/s

Expansion Options

Scalability
PCI Express Revision
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
PCI Express Configurations
Scalability
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition1S Only Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor1S Only
PCI Express Revision
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition3.0 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition40 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor16
PCI Express Configurations
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
Thermal Solution Specification
TCASE
Package Size
Sockets Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionFCLGA2011-3 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorFCLGA1150
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition1 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor1
Thermal Solution Specification
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorPCG 2013D
TCASE
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor74.04°C
Package Size
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor37.5mm x 37.5mm

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
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® 64
Instruction Set
Idle States
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® TSX-NI
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® My WiFi Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionYes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition2.0 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor2.0
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionNo Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorNo
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition64-bit Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor64-bit
Idle States
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionYes
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorNo
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Intel® My WiFi Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorNo

Security & Reliability

Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Secure Key
Intel® OS Guard
Anti-Theft Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionNo Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorNo
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i7-6950X Processor Extreme EditionYes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Secure Key
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes
Anti-Theft Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K ProcessorYes

Processor Graphics

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

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