Average Bench: 60.8% (242nd of 1158)

Based on 41,714 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4720HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 60.8% Great: 76%
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 91.8Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4720HQ is 44.8%. 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 427Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 422Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 41,714 samples)
Min Avg Max
48.7 SC Int 91.6 105
48.9 SC Float 91.8 106
46.1 SC Mixed 90.7 105
73.1% 91.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
123 QC Int 295 387
125 QC Float 299 386
126 QC Mixed 292 386
66.9% 295 Pts
Min Avg Max
118 MC Int 404 503
124 MC Float 427 537
133 MC Mixed 422 528
62.5% 418 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 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 100
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 381
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 488
MC Mixed 482
72% 484 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.9
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 98
79% 99.1 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 364
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 415
MC Float 431
MC Mixed 452
65% 432 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 317
QC Mixed 288
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 416
MC Float 483
MC Mixed 462
68% 454 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.4
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 88.6
76% 95.4 Pts
QC Int 222
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 225
52% 228 Pts
MC Int 366
MC Float 388
MC Mixed 392
57% 382 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,040,687 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4720HQ Builds (Compare 9,907 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

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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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