Average Bench: 59.1% (253rd of 1206)

Based on 666 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00040661 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4860HQ CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 59.1% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4860HQ averaged 40.9% 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 93Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 179Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4860HQ is 37.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4860HQ performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 465Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 460Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 666 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.9 1-Core 93 105
88.4 2-Core 179 204
64.3% 136 Pts
Min Avg Max
162 4-Core 313 382
250 8-Core 460 531
49.8% 386 Pts
Min Avg Max
276 64-Core 465 531
31.2% 465 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 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.8
2-Core 177
65% 137 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 517
53% 418 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98.4
2-Core 187
68% 143 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 488
51% 398 Pts
64-Core 462
31% 462 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 83.8
2-Core 195
64% 139 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 404
45% 348 Pts
64-Core 405
27% 405 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,792,977 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4860HQ Builds (Compare 1,908 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

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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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