Average Bench: 60.9% (253rd of 1173)

Based on 44,855 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4720HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 36%Average: 60.9% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4720HQ averaged 39.1% 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

Single Core Integer Speed 91.6Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 92.2Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4720HQ is 38.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4720HQ performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 423Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 419Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 44,855 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.7 SC Int 91.6 104
57.7 SC Float 92.2 106
54.4 SC Mixed 90.6 104
73.2% 91.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
152 QC Int 293 385
155 QC Float 298 382
158 QC Mixed 293 381
66.8% 295 Pts
Min Avg Max
145 MC Int 400 500
177 MC Float 423 534
186 MC Mixed 419 526
62% 414 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 101
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 386
QC Mixed 386
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 499
MC Float 533
MC Mixed 522
78% 518 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 105
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 315
68% 298 Pts
MC Int 259
MC Float 199
MC Mixed 159
31% 206 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.9
SC Float 87.2
SC Mixed 85.8
67% 84.3 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 280
65% 286 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 484
MC Mixed 451
68% 454 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.9
SC Float 55.9
SC Mixed 75.8
56% 69.5 Pts
QC Int 231
QC Float 268
QC Mixed 253
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 414
MC Mixed 408
60% 403 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.1
SC Float 74.1
SC Mixed 64.6
56% 70.6 Pts
QC Int 225
QC Float 229
QC Mixed 233
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 352
MC Float 369
MC Mixed 361
54% 361 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,518,603 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4720HQ Builds (Compare 10,564 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4720HQ Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ1 '15
Processor Numberi7-4720HQ
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$378.00
Clock Speed2.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.6 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP47 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency400 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 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 TechYes
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
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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