AMD Ryzen 5 1400 vs Intel Core i7-4790T

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop 4 core CPU vs Intel 4th Generation Core i7 4 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

32 %
32 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

48 %
9% slightly better gaming score
44 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

27 %
28 %
3% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

26 %
27 %
3% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

4% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

11% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score



Number of physical processing units



Number of logical processing units


Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3 GHz
18% slightly higher clock speed
3 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

3 GHz
4 GHz
14% slightly higher turbo speed


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
45 W
44% significantly lower TDP

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access


Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

560th of 1,327
552nd of 1,327


The product line

Ryzen 5 Desktop
4th Generation Core i7

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

November 2017
May 2014

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Ryzen 5 1400 vs Core i7-4790T benchmarks

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Core i7-4790T is faster than the Ryzen 5 1400. Despite this, the Ryzen 5 1400 has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.

Our spec comparison shows that they have an identical amount of cores and the same number of threads. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen 5 1400 has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Core i7-4790T. Despite this, the Core i7-4790T has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Core i7-4790T outputs less heat than Ryzen 5 1400 thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 1400 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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