Intel Core i7-4770K: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-4770K

Summary

Intel started Core i7-4770K sales 1 June 2013 at a recommended price of $399. This is Haswell architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.90 GHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCLGA1150 processor with a TDP of 84 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 31.68 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Core i7-4770K processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
8.86
 
Type
Desktop
 
Series
Intel Core i7 (Desktop)
 
Achitecture codename
Haswell
 
Release date
1 June 2013
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$399
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)
Price now
$335
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core i7-4770K's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-4770K's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
8
 
Maximum frequency
3.9 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
256 KB
 
L2 cache
1 MB
 
L3 cache
8 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
of 7 (Ryzen 3 3300)
Die size
177 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
73 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
Transistor count
1400 Million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-4770K compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
FCLGA1150
 
Power consumption (TDP)
84 Watt
 
of 1055 (Core i9-10900KF)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-4770K. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
My WiFi
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
FDI
+
 

Security technologies

Core i7-4770K technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
OS Guard
+
 
Anti-Theft
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-4770K are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-4770K.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
 
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i7-4770K.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1200 MHz)
 
Graphics max frequency
1.25 GHz
 
Max video memory
2 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-4770K's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
DVI
+
 
VGA
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-4770K's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@24Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
3840x2160@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
3840x2160@60Hz
 
Max resolution over VGA
1920x1200@60Hz
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-4770K's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.2 / 12
 
OpenGL
4.3
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i7-4770K's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
Up to 3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-4770K. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

31.68

3DMark06 CPU

8030

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

5845

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

22325

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

1.77

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

8.2

WinRAR 4.0

5119

x264 encoding pass 1

175

x264 encoding pass 2

46

TrueCrypt AES

4.4

Geekbench 2

12125

Passmark

10074

3DMark Fire Strike Physics

9120

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i7-4770K. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
7.1 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i7-4770K is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i7-4770K performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-4770K from AMD is Ryzen 5 1500X, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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