Average Bench: 58.2% (179th of 961)

Based on 10,628 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: 24%Average: 58.2% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4700HQ averaged 41.8% 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 Integer Speed 84.7Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 85.8Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4700HQ is 46.4%. 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 427Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,628 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.3 SC Int 84.7 98.9
23.4 SC Float 85.8 100
22.9 SC Mixed 83.6 97.4
67.8% 84.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
85.8 QC Int 284 364
97.3 QC Float 288 368
105 QC Mixed 282 359
64.6% 285 Pts
Min Avg Max
148 MC Int 409 479
147 MC Float 430 508
190 MC Mixed 427 502
63.2% 422 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 99.8
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 96.7
79% 99.3 Pts
QC Int 333
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 329
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 477
MC Float 488
MC Mixed 501
73% 489 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.8
SC Float 96.4
SC Mixed 93.4
74% 91.9 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 349
QC Mixed 335
77% 341 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 514
MC Mixed 500
74% 497 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.5
SC Float 94.1
SC Mixed 90.8
74% 92.5 Pts
QC Int 315
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 332
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 470
MC Float 498
MC Mixed 494
73% 487 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.9
SC Float 95.8
SC Mixed 90.4
74% 92.7 Pts
QC Int 297
QC Float 326
QC Mixed 310
70% 311 Pts
MC Int 436
MC Float 457
MC Mixed 440
67% 444 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 i7-4700HQ Builds (Compare 762 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

System: Asus N550JV

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $470

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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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Good (edit your comment) Add link

6 days ago.

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


Average

2 years ago.


Liked

1 month 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


Good

15 months ago.

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


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