Average Bench: 58.1% (180th of 961)

Based on 15,541 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 1FABFBFF000306C3, 1F8BFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4700MQ CPU @ 2.40GHz

The Intel Core i7-4700MQ is a high end mobile Haswell (2013) CPU. Despite sporting base and turbo clock speeds of 2.4/3.4 GHz, the 4700MQ has a maximum TDP of just 47 Watts. Although the 4700MQ is a quad core processor, hyperthreading technology allows the operation of eight virtual cores which enable the 4700MQ to deal with multi-core workloads with ease. The overall effective speed rating for the 4700MQ is 85.5 which is just 12% slower than the average of the current 9 group leaders. Since the group leaders include both desktop and server models this is a particularly impressive score for mobile processor with a TDP of just 47 Watts - it's almost as good as a reasonable desktop. [Oct '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 23%Average: 58.1% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4700MQ 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 84.6Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 85.8Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4700MQ is 47.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4700MQ performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 422Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 417Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,541 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.3 SC Int 84.6 99.3
23.9 SC Float 85.8 101
23.1 SC Mixed 83.4 97.4
67.7% 84.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
88.2 QC Int 288 370
104 QC Float 293 375
90.6 QC Mixed 283 362
65.2% 288 Pts
Min Avg Max
165 MC Int 398 479
176 MC Float 422 508
216 MC Mixed 417 503
61.7% 412 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.2
SC Float 94.8
SC Mixed 94.5
76% 95.2 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 311
75% 330 Pts
MC Int 425
MC Float 472
MC Mixed 468
68% 455 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.7
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 96.9
79% 98.6 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 340
QC Mixed 313
77% 338 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 498
MC Mixed 380
67% 448 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.2
SC Float 97.2
SC Mixed 90.3
74% 92.9 Pts
QC Int 282
QC Float 307
QC Mixed 301
67% 297 Pts
MC Int 452
MC Float 463
MC Mixed 454
68% 456 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.7
SC Float 95.3
SC Mixed 93
75% 93.7 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 230
58% 256 Pts
MC Int 345
MC Float 366
MC Mixed 366
54% 359 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,134,255 CPUs tested.

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Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 34%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4700MQ Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'13
Processor Numberi7-4700MQ
# 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 Frequency1.15 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)No
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 SupportedFCPGA946

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

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