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Product Collection
Vertical Segment
Processor Number
Status
Launch Date
Expected Discontinuance
Lithography
Product Collection
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Legacy Intel® Core™ Processors Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Desktop Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Desktop
Processor Number
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) i7-2600K Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) i7-4790K
Status
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Discontinued Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Discontinued
Launch Date
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Q1'11 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Q2'14
Expected Discontinuance
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Q1'2013 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 07/14/2017
Lithography
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 32 nm Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 22 nm

CPU Specifications

# of Cores
# of Threads
Processor Base Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
Cache
Bus Speed
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 Frequency
TDP
# of Cores
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 4 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 4
# of Threads
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 8 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 8
Processor Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 3.40 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 4.00 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 3.80 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 4.40 GHz
Cache
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 8 MB Intel® Smart Cache Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 8 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Bus Speed
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 5 GT/s Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 5 GT/s
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 3.80 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 4.40 GHz
TDP
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 95 W Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 88 W

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Datasheet
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) No
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) View now Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) View now

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Memory Types
Max # of Memory Channels
Max Memory Bandwidth
ECC Memory Supported
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 32 GB Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 32 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) DDR3 1066/1333 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 2
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 21 GB/s Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) No

Processor Graphics

Processor Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
# of Displays Supported
Device ID
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Output
Execution Units
Max Resolution (HDMI)‡
Max Resolution (DP)‡
Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel)‡
Max Resolution (VGA)‡
DirectX* Support
OpenGL* Support
Processor Graphics
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Intel® HD Graphics 3000 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 850 MHz Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 350 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 1.35 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 1.25 GHz
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
# of Displays Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 3
Device ID
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 0x112 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 0x412
Graphics Video Max Memory
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 2 GB
Graphics Output
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI/VGA
Execution Units
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 20
Max Resolution (HDMI)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 3840x2160@24Hz
Max Resolution (DP)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 3840x2160@60Hz
Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 3840x2160@60Hz
Max Resolution (VGA)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 1920x1200@60Hz
DirectX* Support
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 11.2/12
OpenGL* Support
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 4.3

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Scalability
PCI Express Configurations
PCI Express Revision
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 2.0 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 16 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 16
Scalability
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 1S Only
PCI Express Configurations
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
TCASE
Package Size
Thermal Solution Specification
Sockets Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) LGA1155 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) FCLGA1150
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 1 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 1
TCASE
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 72.6°C Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 74.04°C
Package Size
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 37.5mm x 37.5mm Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Thermal Solution Specification
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) PCG 2013D

Advanced Technologies

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
Instruction Set Extensions
Idle States
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® My WiFi Technology
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 2.0 Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 2.0
Intel vPro® Platform Eligibility
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) No
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 64-bit Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Idle States
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) No
Intel® My WiFi Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) No

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™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) No
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Secure Key
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes
Anti-Theft Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-4790K Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz) Yes

AC

Active: This specific part is active.

EN

End of Life: Product End of Life notification has been published.

NI

Not Implemented: No Orders, Inquiries, Quotes, Deliveries Returns, or Shipments.

NO

No Orders after Last Order Entry Date: Used for end of life products. Allows for delivery and returns.

OB

Obsolete: Inventory available. No future supplies will be available.

PA

Pre Active: Orders may be taken, but not scheduled, nor shipped.

QR

Quality/Reliability Hold.

RP

Retired Price:  All functions are blocked similar to RT status (orders, returns, shipments, etc).  However, RP status allows price reference structure maintenance and price record maintenance which will be reflected in Data Warehouse and Legacy systems.

RS

Reschedule

RT

Retired: This specific part is no longer being manufactured or purchased and no inventory is available.

E2

Obsolete and past last time buy.

BR

Bookings Release (BR) – Product can be booked but not shipped.