Average Bench: 64.7% (154th of 980)

Based on 1,205 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306C3, , 0FABFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4900MQ CPU @ 2.80GHz

The i7-4900MQ is a top end 2013 Haswell Laptop CPU. It sports Intel's standard i7 configuration of four physical cores with support for eight hyper-threads. Comparing the 4990MQ and the flagship desktop i7-4770 shows that the performance gap between Desktop and Laptop CPUs no longer exists amongst top end Haswell based CPUs. Looking at the 4900MQ and the 3630QM Ivy Bridge Laptop CPU shows that the 4900MQ is around 30% faster, which is a big jump considering the relatively narrow age gap between the two. Overall the 4900MQ is a superb Laptop CPU that is able to give even the latest top of the range Desktop CPUs a run for their money. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 23%Average: 64.7% Great: 79%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4900MQ averaged 35.2% 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 Floating Point Speed 96.5Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 95Pts

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4900MQ is 56.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4900MQ performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 461Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 456Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,205 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.6 SC Int 95 111
22.9 SC Float 96.5 113
22.4 SC Mixed 94.2 110
76.2% 95.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
77.5 QC Int 315 405
81.1 QC Float 320 410
79.5 QC Mixed 314 404
71.8% 317 Pts
Min Avg Max
109 MC Int 434 536
117 MC Float 461 569
108 MC Mixed 456 561
67.4% 450 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 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 377
QC Mixed 405
87% 386 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 543
MC Mixed 535
80% 535 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 349
QC Mixed 374
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 546
MC Mixed 546
80% 533 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 111
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 313
71% 313 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 425
64% 428 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 311
QC Float 314
QC Mixed 299
70% 308 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 422
MC Mixed 415
62% 417 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.6
SC Float 82.2
SC Mixed 83.7
66% 82.2 Pts
QC Int 295
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 306
67% 296 Pts
MC Int 198
MC Float 418
MC Mixed 430
51% 349 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4900MQ Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'13
Processor Numberi7-4900MQ
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$568.00 - $570.00
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.8 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 Frequency1.3 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 TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm x 4.7mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCPGA946

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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