Average Bench: 56.2% (275th of 1197)

Based on 49,684 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4720HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 25%Average: 56.2% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4720HQ averaged 43.7% 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 90.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 173Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4720HQ is 43.9%. 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 424Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 414Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 49,684 samples)
Min Avg Max
34 1-Core 90.3 105
67 2-Core 173 204
62.2% 131 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 4-Core 294 385
123 8-Core 414 528
45.9% 354 Pts
Min Avg Max
126 64-Core 424 527
28.4% 424 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 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 199
71% 150 Pts
4-Core 393
8-Core 526
60% 460 Pts
64-Core 527
35% 527 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 209
75% 159 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 546
59% 458 Pts
64-Core 536
36% 536 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 203
73% 154 Pts
4-Core 337
8-Core 239
41% 288 Pts
64-Core 122
8% 122 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 100
2-Core 186
68% 143 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 523
54% 423 Pts
64-Core 518
35% 518 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98.8
2-Core 183
67% 141 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 417
46% 354 Pts
64-Core 417
28% 417 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.7
2-Core 178
65% 137 Pts
4-Core 296
8-Core 408
46% 352 Pts
64-Core 410
28% 410 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.8
2-Core 195
65% 141 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 401
43% 335 Pts
64-Core 407
27% 407 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,817,908 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4720HQ Builds (Compare 11,805 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
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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