Average Bench: 54.7% (280th of 1128)

Based on 2,330 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4712HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 20%Average: 54.7% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4712HQ averaged 45.2% 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 Integer Speed 79.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 79.9Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4712HQ is 47.7%. 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 411Pts
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 267Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,330 samples)
Min Avg Max
23 SC Int 79.4 95.8
23.1 SC Float 80.5 97.7
22.9 SC Mixed 79.9 96.8
63.9% 79.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
74.9 QC Int 258 338
79.7 QC Float 267 341
80.8 QC Mixed 263 340
59.5% 263 Pts
Min Avg Max
140 MC Int 384 446
158 MC Float 411 476
150 MC Mixed 404 469
59.9% 400 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 92.5
SC Float 90.5
SC Mixed 92.4
73% 91.8 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 295
QC Mixed 292
66% 291 Pts
MC Int 430
MC Float 463
MC Mixed 452
67% 448 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.8
SC Float 94.7
SC Mixed 96.4
76% 95.6 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 284
QC Mixed 281
64% 283 Pts
MC Int 374
MC Float 431
MC Mixed 416
61% 407 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.6
SC Float 89.3
SC Mixed 89.6
70% 87.8 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 283
62% 276 Pts
MC Int 426
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 419
64% 427 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.3
SC Float 84.7
SC Mixed 86
68% 85.3 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 268
61% 271 Pts
MC Int 381
MC Float 430
MC Mixed 414
61% 408 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85
SC Float 86
SC Mixed 83.9
68% 85 Pts
QC Int 257
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 266
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 375
MC Float 409
MC Mixed 365
57% 383 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.3
SC Float 85.9
SC Mixed 84.9
66% 82 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 242
54% 241 Pts
MC Int 380
MC Float 417
MC Mixed 441
62% 413 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 63.6
SC Float 56
SC Mixed 55.4
47% 58.3 Pts
QC Int 124
QC Float 140
QC Mixed 149
31% 138 Pts
MC Int 190
MC Float 315
MC Mixed 299
40% 268 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 1.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 22.9
SC Float 22
SC Mixed 22.9
18% 22.6 Pts
QC Int 75.6
QC Float 78.8
QC Mixed 81.4
18% 78.6 Pts
MC Int 235
MC Float 294
MC Mixed 335
43% 288 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,992,177 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

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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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