Average Bench: 68.8% (347th of 1316)

Based on 940 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00040661 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4860HQ CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 52%Average: 68.8% Great: 78%
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4860HQ averaged 31.1% 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 80.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 92.9Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4860HQ is 25.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4860HQ performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 459Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 456Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 940 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.1 Memory 80.6 90.6
51.9 1-Core 92.9 106
91.5 2-Core 179 206
69.7% 117 Pts
Min Avg Max
156 4-Core 310 387
234 8-Core 456 530
49.3% 383 Pts
Min Avg Max
242 64-Core 459 533
30.8% 459 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.9
1-Core 104
2-Core 202
74% 128 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 529
58% 448 Pts
64-Core 526
35% 526 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.8
1-Core 94.5
2-Core 189
71% 121 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 497
53% 413 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.3
1-Core 98.5
2-Core 186
72% 122 Pts
4-Core 328
8-Core 503
53% 416 Pts
64-Core 500
34% 500 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.1
1-Core 101
2-Core 200
73% 126 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 521
54% 426 Pts
64-Core 520
35% 520 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.3
1-Core 99.6
2-Core 197
71% 123 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 468
52% 399 Pts
64-Core 504
34% 504 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.5
1-Core 83.6
2-Core 185
66% 114 Pts
4-Core 329
8-Core 507
54% 418 Pts
64-Core 520
35% 520 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.4
1-Core 88.8
2-Core 199
70% 122 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 491
47% 380 Pts
64-Core 470
32% 470 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,465,457 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4860HQ Builds (Compare 955 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4860HQ Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz)
Code NameCrystal Well
Launch DateQ1'14
Processor Numberi7-4860HQ
# 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$434.00
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.6 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP47 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 5200
Graphics Base Frequency200 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 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
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 32mm x 1.65mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1364

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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