Average Bench: 55.6% (264th of 1110)

Based on 2,095 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4712HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 20%Average: 55.6% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4712HQ averaged 44.4% 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 81.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 80.8Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4712HQ is 47.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4712HQ performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 415Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 408Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,095 samples)
Min Avg Max
23.3 SC Int 80 95.8
23.3 SC Float 81.6 97.7
23 SC Mixed 80.8 96.7
64.6% 80.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
77.5 QC Int 263 339
84.8 QC Float 273 344
84.2 QC Mixed 268 342
60.8% 268 Pts
Min Avg Max
155 MC Int 388 447
169 MC Float 415 476
163 MC Mixed 408 470
60.4% 404 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 2.3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.4
SC Float 96.7
SC Mixed 98
78% 97 Pts
QC Int 331
QC Float 315
QC Mixed 334
74% 327 Pts
MC Int 450
MC Float 478
MC Mixed 470
70% 466 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.5
SC Float 98
SC Mixed 97.4
78% 97.3 Pts
QC Int 331
QC Float 311
QC Mixed 322
73% 321 Pts
MC Int 445
MC Float 471
MC Mixed 463
69% 460 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
SC Int 86.4
SC Float 86
SC Mixed 85.9
69% 86.1 Pts
QC Int 303
QC Float 305
QC Mixed 325
70% 311 Pts
MC Int 437
MC Float 371
MC Mixed 457
63% 422 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.4
SC Float 69.2
SC Mixed 68.4
55% 68.3 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 224
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 322
MC Mixed 340
50% 332 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 1.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 22.3
SC Float 22.9
SC Mixed 22.1
18% 22.4 Pts
QC Int 67.9
QC Float 71.5
QC Mixed 69.2
16% 69.5 Pts
MC Int 280
MC Float 453
MC Mixed 440
58% 391 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,288,327 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4712HQ Builds (Compare 661 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4712HQ Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ2'14
Processor Numberi7-4712HQ
# 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 Speed2.3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP37 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)Yes
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 SupportedFCBGA1364

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

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