Average Bench: 60.1% (187th of 980)

Based on 12,139 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: 28%Average: 60.1% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4700HQ averaged 39.8% 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 87Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 87.9Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4700HQ is 43.6%. 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 438Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 433Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,139 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.9 SC Int 87 99.2
26.3 SC Float 87.9 101
26 SC Mixed 86.4 99.4
69.7% 87.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
107 QC Int 292 368
132 QC Float 298 368
129 QC Mixed 293 367
66.7% 294 Pts
Min Avg Max
203 MC Int 415 478
215 MC Float 438 508
219 MC Mixed 433 503
64.2% 429 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 97.2
SC Float 97.9
SC Mixed 96.5
78% 97.2 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 329
QC Mixed 322
72% 319 Pts
MC Int 473
MC Float 482
MC Mixed 485
72% 480 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.4
SC Float 95
SC Mixed 94.9
75% 93.8 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 304
68% 302 Pts
MC Int 468
MC Float 496
MC Mixed 491
73% 485 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.3
SC Float 92.3
SC Mixed 93.6
74% 92.7 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 239
QC Mixed 315
66% 289 Pts
MC Int 355
MC Float 371
MC Mixed 354
54% 360 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.6
SC Float 92.4
SC Mixed 91
73% 91.7 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 305
QC Mixed 299
66% 290 Pts
MC Int 471
MC Float 477
MC Mixed 479
71% 476 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,505,333 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4700HQ Builds (Compare 664 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Asus N550JV

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $465

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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

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8 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

5 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


Terrible

28 days ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

19 months ago.

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


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