Average Bench: 41% (500th of 1206)

Based on 14,019 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: 21%Average: 41% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4600U averaged 59.0% 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 76.7Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 129Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4600U is 29.6%. 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 194Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 193Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,019 samples)
Min Avg Max
25.6 1-Core 76.7 95.9
54.5 2-Core 129 165
49.8% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
97 4-Core 190 233
118 8-Core 193 233
26.1% 192 Pts
Min Avg Max
113 64-Core 194 234
13% 194 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket BGA1168, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 96.1
2-Core 157
62% 126 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 223
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 99.8
2-Core 151
62% 125 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 200
28% 204 Pts
64-Core 149
10% 149 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88.7
2-Core 161
60% 125 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 226
31% 227 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.7
2-Core 160
56% 120 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 232
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.6
2-Core 108
46% 91.9 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 233
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.2
2-Core 122
47% 96.8 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 207
30% 217 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 63.7
2-Core 129
45% 96.3 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 199
26% 193 Pts
64-Core 209
14% 209 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.4
2-Core 112
39% 83.4 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 162
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
1-Core 23.5
2-Core 91.4
24% 57.5 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 232
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,610,516 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4600U Builds (Compare 4,270 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
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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