Average Bench: 65% (151st of 980)

Based on 1,336 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: 65% Great: 80%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4900MQ averaged 34.9% 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 95.3Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 96.6Pts

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4900MQ is 56.4%. 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 1,336 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.3 SC Int 95.3 111
23.5 SC Float 96.6 114
23 SC Mixed 94.8 111
76.4% 95.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
80.3 QC Int 319 405
82.2 QC Float 323 410
81.1 QC Mixed 316 403
72.4% 319 Pts
Min Avg Max
109 MC Int 438 536
116 MC Float 461 569
110 MC Mixed 456 562
67.6% 452 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 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 110
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 383
QC Mixed 384
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 573
MC Mixed 561
83% 557 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 109
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 387
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 509
MC Float 552
MC Mixed 534
80% 532 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 105
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 377
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 376
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 521
MC Float 545
MC Mixed 538
80% 535 Pts
U40, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 106
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 356
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 505
MC Float 537
MC Mixed 529
78% 524 Pts
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Typical Core i7-4900MQ Builds (Compare 1,176 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Dell Precision M4800

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $541

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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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