Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i7-4790K

Intel Pentium Gold G5500

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Intel Core i7-4790K

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Price
$124.22
$549.99
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 96
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684G5500 BX80646I74790K
Release Date April 2018 June 2014
Performance
(Charts)
92nd
51st
Effective Value
25th
110th
TDP 54 Watts 88 Watts
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Pros -
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
  • Lower operating temperatures compared to Haswell family
  • Intel's first 4-core, 4GHz CPU
Cons -
  • Same overclocking variability as Haswell family
Series Pentium Gold Core i7 4th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Devil's Canyon
Socket LGA1151 LGA1150
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel HD Graphics 4600
CPU Cores 2 4
CPU Threads 4 8
CPU Clock Rate 3800MHz 4000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 4400MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 4.00MB 8.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"Intel's Haswell refresh line has drawn a lot of conspicuous looks from those who supported the initial Haswell offering (with the i7-4770K taking the helm). Stating the disbelievers on point, there just can't be much of a difference between Haswell and..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i7-4790K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium Gold G5500:

  • 77% cheaper, you can save $425.77.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 4 years later.
  • Around 39% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-4790K:

  • Much better average performance, around 31%.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
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