Average Bench: 61.1% (489th of 1316)

Based on 4,602 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4712HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 61.1% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4712HQ averaged 38.8% 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 74.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 79.5Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4712HQ is 38.5%. 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 391Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 386Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,602 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.1 Memory 74.2 84.3
22.5 1-Core 79.5 96.2
43.5 2-Core 152 186
61.3% 102 Pts
Min Avg Max
75.7 4-Core 261 337
117 8-Core 386 466
41.7% 324 Pts
Min Avg Max
118 64-Core 391 468
26.3% 391 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 84.2
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 166
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 450
48% 374 Pts
64-Core 438
29% 438 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.1
1-Core 95.2
2-Core 186
70% 120 Pts
4-Core 325
8-Core 451
50% 388 Pts
64-Core 455
30% 455 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.7
1-Core 90.2
2-Core 171
68% 114 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 419
47% 363 Pts
64-Core 385
26% 385 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.1
1-Core 93.9
2-Core 165
69% 114 Pts
4-Core 280
8-Core 361
42% 320 Pts
64-Core 380
26% 380 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.7
1-Core 93.3
2-Core 174
67% 114 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 450
49% 379 Pts
64-Core 448
30% 448 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.5
1-Core 73
2-Core 112
57% 88.6 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 329
34% 268 Pts
64-Core 382
26% 382 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.4
1-Core 87.6
2-Core 162
65% 109 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 230
32% 230 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.9
1-Core 88.6
2-Core 61.7
53% 75.1 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 426
35% 298 Pts
64-Core 424
28% 424 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 55.8
1-Core 17.3
2-Core 38.7
27% 37.3 Pts
4-Core 140
8-Core 400
32% 270 Pts
64-Core 398
27% 398 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,525,294 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 7%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

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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

 Comments

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Poor

13 months ago.

very horrible cpu, even i5 2400 runs faster than this


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