Average Bench: 31.3% (544th of 1182)

Based on 12,726 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00040651, 0FABFBFF00040651 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4600U CPU @ 2.10GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4600U CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 10%Average: 31.3% Great: 39%
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i7-4600U averaged 68.6% 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 74.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 127Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4600U is 28.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4600U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 190Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 190Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,726 samples)
Min Avg Max
22 1-Core 74.9 96.1
40.5 2-Core 127 165
48.8% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
60.7 4-Core 187 233
61.2 8-Core 190 233
25.8% 188 Pts
Min Avg Max
60.3 64-Core 190 233
12.8% 190 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 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.7
2-Core 161
61% 126 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 230
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 92.3
2-Core 159
61% 126 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 226
31% 224 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.8
2-Core 143
53% 111 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 231
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.1
2-Core 131
48% 102 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 220
31% 225 Pts
64-Core 200
13% 200 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.8
2-Core 154
59% 122 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 218
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 202
14% 202 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 93.4
2-Core 146
59% 120 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 191
26% 191 Pts
64-Core 196
13% 196 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 49.4
2-Core 72.6
30% 61 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 137
16% 120 Pts
64-Core 140
9% 140 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 1.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 32.3
2-Core 61.2
22% 46.8 Pts
4-Core 90.7
8-Core 117
14% 104 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,161,736 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4600U Builds (Compare 3,762 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4600U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor Numberi7-4600U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$393.00
Clock Speed2.1 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4400
Graphics Base Frequency200 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

I/O

USB Revision3.0
# of USB Ports4
General Purpose IOYes
UARTYes
Total # of SATA Ports4
Integrated LANNo
Integrated IDENo
Max # of SATA 6.0 Gb/s Ports4

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations4x1, 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12
PCI SupportNo

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 Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Rapid Storage TechYes
Smart Connect TechYes
HD Audio TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
ME Firmware Version9.5

Package

Package Size40mm x 24mm x 1.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1168

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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