Intel Core i7-4790K vs Intel Core i7-8709G

Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 1150 Intel BGA 2270
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 22 nm 14 nm
Transistors 1,400 million unknown
Die size 177 mm² unknown
Package FC-BGA2270
tCaseMax 72°C 72°C


Frequency 4 GHz 3.1 GHz
Turbo clock up to 4.4 GHz up to 4.1 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 40.0x 31.0x
Multiplier unlocked Yes No
TDP 88 W 65 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Mobile
Production status Active Active
Release date May 1st, 2014 Feb 1st, 2018
Codename Haswell Kaby Lake G
Generation Core i7 Core i7
Part unknown unknown
Memory support DDR3 Dual-channel DDR4
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 3


Total Cores 4 4
Total Threads 8 8
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics Intel HD 4600 Radeon RX Vega M GH


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 8MB (shared) 8MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

AES-NI Yes Yes
AVX Yes Yes
AVX2 Yes Yes
BMI1 Yes Yes
BMI2 Yes Yes
Boost 2.0 Yes Yes
EIST Yes Yes
F16C Yes Yes
FMA3 Yes Yes
HTT Yes Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
TSX Yes Yes
TXT Yes Yes
VT-d Yes Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes Yes


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