Average Bench: 39.5% (408th of 961)

Based on 7,838 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00040651, , 0000000000040651 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4500U CPU @ 1.80GHz

The Intel i7-4500U is a dual core, four thread 4th generation Haswell ultrabook processor. Its most impressive feature is a TDP of 15 Watts which typically yields over five hours of battery life. Despite the i7-4500Us relatively low effective speed of 66 (compared to the average of the leaders), the i7-4500U is perfectly adequate for handling the majority of day to day computing tasks, but it will struggle to deliver on CPU intensive tasks such as video editing and CAD. Gamers should obviously look elsewhere as despite the impressive desktop performance of the integrated HD 4400 graphics, 3D performance is far from adequate for modern games. If the battery life is a priority, then downgrading to the cheaper i5-4200U will deliver 15% more life but comparing the 4500U and 4200U shows that the 4500U is around 17% faster. [Nov '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 17%Average: 39.5% Great: 47%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i7-4500U averaged 60.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 72.3Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 71.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4500U is 29.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4500U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 187Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 183Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,838 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.2 SC Int 71.1 87.1
21.3 SC Float 72.3 88.3
21.4 SC Mixed 70.3 86.1
57% 71.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
58.7 QC Int 170 201
67.6 QC Float 182 214
76.1 QC Mixed 179 211
40.1% 177 Pts
Min Avg Max
65.2 MC Int 176 202
70.5 MC Float 187 214
64.5 MC Mixed 183 212
27.3% 182 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.4
SC Float 88.9
SC Mixed 86.1
70% 87.5 Pts
QC Int 200
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 210
47% 208 Pts
MC Int 201
MC Float 214
MC Mixed 213
31% 210 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.3
SC Float 78.6
SC Mixed 79.5
61% 76.1 Pts
QC Int 188
QC Float 198
QC Mixed 195
44% 194 Pts
MC Int 184
MC Float 194
MC Mixed 190
28% 189 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 19.9
SC Float 19.1
SC Mixed 19.7
16% 19.6 Pts
QC Int 53.3
QC Float 62.9
QC Mixed 69.9
14% 62 Pts
MC Int 179
MC Float 193
MC Mixed 188
28% 187 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,103,630 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4500U Builds (Compare 740 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 5537

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $493

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4500U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor Numberi7-4500U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$393.00
Clock Speed1.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4400
Graphics Base Frequency200 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

I/O

USB Revision3.0
# of USB Ports4
General Purpose IOYes
UARTYes
Total # of SATA Ports4
Integrated LANNo
Integrated IDENo
Max # of SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports4

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations4x1, 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12
PCI SupportNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Rapid Storage TechYes
Smart Connect TechYes
HD Audio TechYes
ME Firmware Version9.5

Package

Package Size40mm x 24mm x 1.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1168

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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