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i7 4770k vs i7 4930k

I'm looking for some advice between picking the two for my computer build. I know that generally the choice is down to what i'm going to be doing with my build once all is said and done. For myself, I plan on editing and rendering videos, photoshop work and other CPU intensive jobs. Would the 4930k take advantage of the situation by having more cores, or would the 4770k win simply because it's the 4770k and it's a fantastic CPU regardless? I also plan on oc'ing it with a Swiftech H220x
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  1. This isn't mentioned or asked. But for an i7, I would recommend a i7-4790K and a Z97 motherboard.
  2. Joeteoh99 said:
    This isn't mentioned or asked. But for an i7, I would recommend a i7-4790K and a Z97 motherboard.


    Whats the difference of the 4790k vs the 4770k and the 4930k? I haven't kept up to date in a while about the new CPUs, so I only understand partially of the 4930k, but I haven't heard of the 4790k honestly.
  3. The i7-4790K will perform faster than the i7-4770K. So I'll discuss the i7-4790K and the i7-4930K.

    The i7-4790K has:
    Faster single corer performance
    Worth the value
    And many many more...

    Check this out.
    http://cpuboss.com/cpus/Intel-Core-i7-4930K-vs-Intel-4790K

    http://www.cpu-world.com/Compare/591/Intel_Core_i7_i7-4790K_vs_Intel_Core_i7_i7-4930K.html
  4. Joeteoh99 said:
    The i7-4790K will perform faster than the i7-4770K. So I'll discuss the i7-4790K and the i7-4930K.

    The i7-4790K has:
    Faster single corer performance
    Worth the value
    And many many more...

    Check this out.
    http://cpuboss.com/cpus/Intel-Core-i7-4930K-vs-Intel-4790K

    http://www.cpu-world.com/Compare/591/Intel_Core_i7_i7-4790K_vs_Intel_Core_i7_i7-4930K.html



    Well essentially the breakdown of the 4790k vs the 4930k is more cores vs better individual core performance. I've heard though that the 4930k has a much better heat dispersion when operating under load. Also having more cores is supposed to help with more stressful CPU tasks. But I don't see this being a real quality vs quantity scenario in terms of cores between both CPUs.
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    Well if you are looking for more cores than speed then the i7-4930K. Anyways you now know that the i7-4790K is better than the i7-4770K. ;)
  6. Joeteoh99 said:
    Well if you are looking for more cores than speed then the i7-4930K. Anyways you now know that the i7-4790K is better than the i7-4770K. ;)


    Thanks for informing me about the i7-4790k, it's really nice to start to get up to date again on the CPUs, although the new Haswell-E line is coming up soon. I don't really want to delve into them considering that it's like entering a new generation of CPU components, at least when it comes to RAM and a Motherboard is concerned. I'm still hard pressed to figure out whether it's better to have faster cores, but less of them, or more cores in total. Though the price of the i7-4790k is tipping the scale in it's favor, but I won't be actually purchasing all of my components for a little while, so maybe then I might actually dip into the new Haswell-E line if it goes down in price a bit. If you can give me your personal opinion on more cores vs faster cores, i'd appreciate that.
  7. The Broadwells are out already too.
  8. The 4930k runs a bit better than the 4790k for Cinebench - http://cpuboss.com/cpus/Intel-Core-i7-4930K-vs-Intel-4790K - as measure that indicates how good at video editing they'd be. 6 cores is better than 4
  9. i7Baby said:
    The 4930k runs a bit better than the 4790k for Cinebench - http://cpuboss.com/cpus/Intel-Core-i7-4930K-vs-Intel-4790K - as measure that indicates how good at video editing they'd be. 6 cores is better than 4


    I believe that most processes don't really require the use of four cores, let alone six, but the thing is that the price of the 4930k is a bit higher then the 4790k. The way I see it is that I would buy the 4930k and consider it to be "futureproofing" when eventually processes will make use of more cores. I don't know if having more cores justifies the larger pricetag, Yes the 4930k is better, but from what i've read so far, it isn't wildly better.
  10. Well of you plan on future proofing then consider the i7-5930K.
  11. Video editing - more cores is more good. That's why I have a 3930k.
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