Average Bench: 57.9% (182nd of 959)

Based on 13,188 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: 28%Average: 57.9% Great: 70%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4700MQ averaged 42.1% 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 85.5Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 86.6Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4700MQ is 41.9%. 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 418Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 413Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,188 samples)
Min Avg Max
28.1 SC Int 85.5 98.9
32.1 SC Float 86.6 100
28.6 SC Mixed 83.8 97.4
68.3% 85.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
98 QC Int 283 361
114 QC Float 289 363
103 QC Mixed 281 357
64.5% 284 Pts
Min Avg Max
164 MC Int 397 478
173 MC Float 418 507
171 MC Mixed 413 502
61.4% 410 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 94.1
SC Float 96.3
SC Mixed 93.6
76% 94.7 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 348
81% 359 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 506
MC Mixed 499
74% 494 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
SC Int 93.9
SC Float 95.6
SC Mixed 91.3
75% 93.6 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 352
QC Mixed 352
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 427
MC Mixed 423
63% 420 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 40.5
SC Float 41.1
SC Mixed 40.7
33% 40.8 Pts
QC Int 127
QC Float 128
QC Mixed 129
29% 128 Pts
MC Int 193
MC Float 203
MC Mixed 202
30% 199 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 57.9
SC Float 57.9
SC Mixed 54.7
46% 56.8 Pts
QC Int 105
QC Float 109
QC Mixed 102
24% 105 Pts
MC Int 152
MC Float 166
MC Mixed 163
24% 160 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 19.3
SC Float 19.9
SC Mixed 22.1
16% 20.4 Pts
QC Int 52.9
QC Float 60.6
QC Mixed 49.3
12% 54.3 Pts
MC Int 98.8
MC Float 91.8
MC Mixed 93.9
14% 94.8 Pts
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Gaming 15%
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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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