HD_i7_4790K
Intel HD i7 4790K

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How well can the HD i7 4790K run games
27 Jul 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Based on current gaming requirements the HD i7 4790K is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How many years will the HD i7 4790K graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the HD i7 4790K in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this HD i7 4790K graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the HD i7 4790K? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 1663% better and can meet 759 of their recommended requirements. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which has 1338% better performance and can run 651 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
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The HD i7 4790K was released on 22 Jun 2014

HD i7 4790K Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Intel PC game performance check HD i7 4790K
GPU
Architecture
Haswell GT2-MB
Process
22nm
TMUs
4
Texture Rate
5 GTexel/s
ROPs
2
Pixel Rate
3 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
20
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.0
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Maximum
Shared Memory
1720 MB
Memory Speed
800 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
DDR3
Memory Bandwidth
25.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
350 MHz
Boost Clock
1250 MHz
Power
Max Power
88 Watts
PSU
300 Watt & 22 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Parent Processor
Best RAM Match
4 GB
Best Resolution
1366 x 768
Resolution Performance
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HD i7 4790K Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Intel HD i7 4790K is the specific version of Intel HD Graphics 4600 Desktop that is Integrated in the Core i7-4790K Processor.


GPU
The Central Unit Initially Runs at 350MHz and goes up to 1250MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Memory
Frame Buffer: Up to 1.7GB.


Memory Channel: 64-bit Or 128-bit.


Memory Clock: Up to 800MHz.


Memory Bandwidth: It is then obvious the Memory Bandwidth depends on a lot of factors and thus this Graphics Card performance may vary heavily from system to system.


Performance
Gaming Benchmarks Indicate its Performance is Similar to of a Dedicated GeForce GT 220.


System Suggestions
We recommend 4GB of RAM for a system with Intel HD i7 4790K.


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HD i7 4790K vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
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