Average Bench: 50.9% (261st of 1182)

Based on 50,040 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4720HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 19%Average: 50.9% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4720HQ averaged 49.1% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 89.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 170Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4720HQ is 47.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4720HQ performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 416Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 406Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 50,040 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.2 1-Core 89.4 106
74.8 2-Core 170 205
61.5% 130 Pts
Min Avg Max
101 4-Core 288 384
123 8-Core 406 527
45% 347 Pts
Min Avg Max
132 64-Core 416 526
27.9% 416 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 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98.7
2-Core 167
64% 133 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 508
55% 429 Pts
64-Core 518
35% 518 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.8
2-Core 171
64% 134 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 459
52% 401 Pts
64-Core 464
31% 464 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 102
2-Core 191
70% 147 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 464
50% 390 Pts
64-Core 499
34% 499 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 103
2-Core 184
69% 144 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 466
47% 370 Pts
64-Core 457
31% 457 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.1
2-Core 153
54% 115 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 392
42% 326 Pts
64-Core 393
26% 393 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 102
2-Core 150
62% 126 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 365
40% 307 Pts
64-Core 349
23% 349 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.1
2-Core 150
55% 116 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 314
34% 267 Pts
64-Core 266
18% 266 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,346,133 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4720HQ Builds (Compare 11,279 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

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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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