Average Bench: 46.9% (395th of 1206)

Based on 91 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4578U CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 32%Average: 46.9% Great: 56%
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Popular builds with this CPU

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4578U averaged 53.0% 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 86.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 152Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4578U is 23.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4578U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 222Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 223Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 91 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.9 1-Core 86.3 103
100 2-Core 152 191
57.3% 119 Pts
Min Avg Max
121 4-Core 219 267
110 8-Core 223 266
30.1% 221 Pts
Min Avg Max
103 64-Core 222 268
14.9% 222 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 102
2-Core 162
64% 132 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 265
36% 267 Pts
64-Core 264
18% 264 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97.8
2-Core 174
65% 136 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 246
34% 248 Pts
64-Core 263
18% 263 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.4
2-Core 135
55% 111 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 248
34% 248 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.7
2-Core 154
53% 114 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 245
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.4
2-Core 119
46% 94.7 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 249
33% 245 Pts
64-Core 244
16% 244 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 85.4
2-Core 130
53% 108 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 173
24% 174 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.9
2-Core 126
49% 100 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 223
28% 208 Pts
64-Core 246
16% 246 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,638,310 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4578U Builds (Compare 222 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Apple Macmini7,1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $87

Popular Core i7-4578U systems:

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