Intel unveils first 4GHz CPU

June 4, 2014 11:32 am

Intel Corp has unveiled two new Haswell-class desktop CPUs code-named Devil’s Canyon, PC World has reported. The all-new Core i7-4790K and Core i5-4690K processors were revealed by the world’s top chipmaker at Computex in Taiwan. The Core i7-4790K is notable for its ability to run all four of its cores at a base clock frequency of 4.0GHz and boast a turbo frequency up to 4.4GHz. Meanwhile, the new Core i5-4690K will operate at a base clock speed of 3.5GHz with a turbo frequency up to 3.9GHz. Both new CPUs have unlocked clock multipliers, which will enable the end user to push these chips’ operating frequencies even higher.