Average Bench: 58.9% (194th of 980)

Based on 18,124 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: 30%Average: 58.9% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4700MQ averaged 41.1% 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 84.7Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 85.9Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4700MQ is 42.1%. 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 424Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 417Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,124 samples)
Min Avg Max
26.4 SC Int 84.7 98.7
25.7 SC Float 85.9 100
25.3 SC Mixed 84.7 99.4
68.1% 85.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
100 QC Int 286 365
127 QC Float 293 369
122 QC Mixed 287 367
65.4% 289 Pts
Min Avg Max
154 MC Int 396 477
209 MC Float 424 508
230 MC Mixed 417 502
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
SC Int 98.3
SC Float 99.5
SC Mixed 94.1
78% 97.3 Pts
QC Int 330
QC Float 334
QC Mixed 328
75% 331 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 510
MC Mixed 502
74% 497 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.3
SC Float 91.6
SC Mixed 93.2
74% 92.4 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 271
QC Mixed 331
69% 302 Pts
MC Int 418
MC Float 489
MC Mixed 472
69% 460 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.7
SC Float 99.1
SC Mixed 96.2
77% 96.3 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 321
QC Mixed 322
72% 319 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 442
MC Mixed 431
64% 428 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.5
SC Float 93.8
SC Mixed 92.7
74% 93 Pts
QC Int 295
QC Float 302
QC Mixed 309
68% 302 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 449
MC Mixed 450
67% 447 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
SC Int 94.2
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 97.1
78% 97.5 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 335
QC Mixed 321
73% 324 Pts
MC Int 474
MC Float 503
MC Mixed 124
55% 367 Pts
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Gaming 14%
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Desktop 55%
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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

 Comments

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Good

4 months ago.

Excellent performance, pretty low power draw. Demolishes everyday tasks and can also handle the beefy programs.


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