Average Bench: 69% (313th of 1276)

Based on 871 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00040661 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4860HQ CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 52%Average: 69% 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 31.0% 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 81.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 92.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4860HQ is 26.3%. 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 455Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 871 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.9 Memory 81.1 91
46.8 1-Core 92.5 106
88.1 2-Core 178 206
69.7% 117 Pts
Min Avg Max
153 4-Core 309 387
239 8-Core 455 531
49.2% 382 Pts
Min Avg Max
244 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 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.8
1-Core 91.6
2-Core 197
75% 126 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 399
48% 360 Pts
64-Core 400
27% 400 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 82.2
2-Core 173
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 474
51% 396 Pts
64-Core 462
31% 462 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.3
1-Core 105
2-Core 203
74% 128 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 506
55% 425 Pts
64-Core 489
33% 489 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 76
1-Core 104
2-Core 203
74% 127 Pts
4-Core 341
8-Core 517
55% 429 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 78.8
2-Core 136
63% 99.7 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 438
42% 335 Pts
64-Core 500
34% 500 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 99.4
2-Core 187
74% 124 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 373
38% 302 Pts
64-Core 425
28% 425 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.2
1-Core 99.1
2-Core 186
72% 121 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 363
40% 309 Pts
64-Core 485
33% 485 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,991,552 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4860HQ Builds (Compare 683 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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