Core i7-4790 is a desktop processor from Intel released on 1 May 2014, and it is in active production status now. It belongs to Core i7 family and has a Haswell architecture. This processor is built on Intel Socket 1150, and uses Gen 3 PCI express connection. 22 nm process is used in production.
Processor has 4 cores and 8 threads, with the base frequency of 3.6 GHz. It has DDR3 Dual-channel memory support. As for the cache, it supports L1 64K (per core), L2 256K (per core) and L3 8MB (shared).