Intel Core i7-4820K: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-4820K

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i7-4820K sales 1 September 2013 at a recommended price of $399. This is Ivy Bridge-E architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3900 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA2011 processor with a TDP of 130 Watt. It supports DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3-1866 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 8.92 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Core i7-4820K processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
4.44
 
Type
Desktop
 
Architecture codename
Ivy Bridge-E
 
Release date
1 September 2013
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$399
 
Price now
$595
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Core i7-4820K's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-4820K'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
 
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256 KB (per core)
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
10 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
Die size
257 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
67 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1,860 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-4820K 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
FCLGA2011
 
Power consumption (TDP)
130 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-4820K. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Smart Response
+
 
Demand Based Switching
-
 

Security technologies

Core i7-4820K technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-4820K are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-4820K.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3-1866
 
of 2933 (Ryzen 5 2500X)
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
Max memory channels
4
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
59.7 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i7-4820K's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
40
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-4820K. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

8.92

Passmark

6830

3DMark Fire Strike Physics

9210

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i7-4820K. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
6.7 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i7-4820K is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i7-4820K performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-4820K from AMD is Ryzen 3 2200G, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 4 positions in our rating.

User rating

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