Average Bench: 59.9% (189th of 981)

Based on 13,221 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4700HQ CPU @ 2.40GHz

The Intel Core i7-4700HQ is a fourth generation top-end mobile Haswell CPU. With a base clock of 2.4 GHz and a maximum turbo clock of 3.4 GHz. The 4700HQ has a maximum TDP of 47 Watts and is equipped with 4 cores and 8 threads so it's equally at ease with both single-core and multi-core workloads. Thanks to the 4700HQs relatively high turbo clock speed and its relatively new architecture it achieved an effective speed of 83.3 which is staggering for a mobile processor and actually only 15% below the average of the top nine group leaders which include both desktop and server CPUs. This mobile CPU will give older workstations a run for their money. [Oct '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 29%Average: 59.9% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4700HQ averaged 40.0% 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 88.6Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 87.1Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4700HQ is 42.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4700HQ performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 430Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 425Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,221 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.1 SC Int 87.1 99.1
30.1 SC Float 88.6 101
27 SC Mixed 87.7 100
70.2% 87.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
107 QC Int 288 363
122 QC Float 294 365
121 QC Mixed 290 361
65.9% 291 Pts
Min Avg Max
166 MC Int 408 477
173 MC Float 430 509
176 MC Mixed 425 502
63.1% 421 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.1
SC Float 97
SC Mixed 98.2
78% 98.1 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 376
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 514
MC Mixed 503
75% 498 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.5
SC Float 97.3
SC Mixed 100
79% 99.1 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 371
85% 373 Pts
MC Int 477
MC Float 509
MC Mixed 494
74% 494 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.3
SC Float 94
SC Mixed 93.9
75% 93.7 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 311
QC Mixed 310
70% 308 Pts
MC Int 469
MC Float 502
MC Mixed 494
73% 488 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92
SC Float 94
SC Mixed 93.7
75% 93.2 Pts
QC Int 72.5
QC Float 68.5
QC Mixed 71.6
16% 70.9 Pts
MC Int 460
MC Float 492
MC Mixed 472
71% 475 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,895,074 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4700HQ Builds (Compare 850 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Asus N550JV

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $460

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4700HQ Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'13
Processor Numberi7-4700HQ
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$378.00
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP47 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency400 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

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)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 32mm x 1.6mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1364

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor...

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17 days ago.

This cpu is pretty decent, problem is overclocking but its a laptop cpu so I really overexpected what it could do.


Terrible

1 day ago.

Slow and expensive.


Liked

8 months ago.

Comment 

(i7 - 4710HQ) Good performance up to 3.5 GHz and minimum reach 0.8 GHz for power saving. Not bad for mobile usage... On battery, I always setup limit to 1.5 GHz and it still run smoothly for 2 hours battery live.. —Jan '16


Average

3 years ago.


Terrible

3 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

22 months ago.

Good at multitasking, but easily spikes instead of gradually increasing clock speeds when in use.


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