Average Bench: 63.4% (405th of 1239)

Based on 3,992 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4712HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 63.4% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4712HQ averaged 36.5% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 77.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.8Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4712HQ is 35.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4712HQ performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 405Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 395Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,992 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.6 Memory 77.7 84.7
22.8 1-Core 81.8 96.9
45 2-Core 155 186
63.4% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
80.3 4-Core 268 341
123 8-Core 395 466
42.8% 332 Pts
Min Avg Max
124 64-Core 405 468
27.2% 405 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 95.5
2-Core 187
71% 121 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 465
50% 390 Pts
64-Core 473
32% 473 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.3
1-Core 92.5
2-Core 185
73% 122 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 383
43% 328 Pts
64-Core 411
28% 411 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.5
1-Core 93.2
2-Core 142
65% 105 Pts
4-Core 293
8-Core 448
47% 370 Pts
64-Core 456
31% 456 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.9
1-Core 91.7
2-Core 158
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 280
8-Core 447
46% 364 Pts
64-Core 447
30% 447 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.8
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 133
58% 93 Pts
4-Core 207
8-Core 309
33% 258 Pts
64-Core 311
21% 311 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.4
1-Core 59.6
2-Core 109
53% 82.6 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 269
30% 228 Pts
64-Core 360
24% 360 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,611,367 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4712HQ Builds (Compare 1,568 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed 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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