Average Bench: 50.4% (346th of 1203)

Based on 3,388 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4712HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 16%Average: 50.4% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4712HQ averaged 49.5% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 80.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 154Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4712HQ is 46%. 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 404Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 394Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,388 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.8 1-Core 80.3 96.5
45.3 2-Core 154 186
55.5% 117 Pts
Min Avg Max
85.5 4-Core 265 339
129 8-Core 394 466
42.3% 329 Pts
Min Avg Max
127 64-Core 404 468
27.1% 404 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 92.9
2-Core 169
62% 131 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 462
50% 387 Pts
64-Core 436
29% 436 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.3
2-Core 174
61% 130 Pts
4-Core 296
8-Core 455
48% 375 Pts
64-Core 453
30% 453 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
1-Core 78.5
2-Core 166
57% 122 Pts
4-Core 294
8-Core 420
46% 357 Pts
64-Core 422
28% 422 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 85.3
2-Core 162
59% 123 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 385
40% 316 Pts
64-Core 362
24% 362 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.5
2-Core 145
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 263
8-Core 451
45% 357 Pts
64-Core 457
31% 457 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 19.9
2-Core 36.7
14% 28.3 Pts
4-Core 66.8
8-Core 105
11% 85.9 Pts
64-Core 117
8% 117 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,360,284 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4712HQ Builds (Compare 1,325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
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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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