Average Bench: 54.9% (586th of 1264)

Based on 17,869 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: 36%Average: 54.9% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4600U averaged 45.0% 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. Memory Latency 78.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 74.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4600U is 28.7%. 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 188Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 189Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,869 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.5 Memory 78.1 91.7
23 1-Core 74.2 96.5
45.1 2-Core 127 164
58.4% 93 Pts
Min Avg Max
74.4 4-Core 186 232
86.5 8-Core 189 232
25.5% 187 Pts
Min Avg Max
87.2 64-Core 188 233
12.6% 188 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.8
1-Core 93.6
2-Core 154
69% 111 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 231
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
Memory 84.1
1-Core 93.2
2-Core 171
70% 116 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 230
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.2
1-Core 94.1
2-Core 161
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 168
28% 196 Pts
64-Core 157
11% 157 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.2
1-Core 34.7
2-Core 96.1
47% 71.3 Pts
4-Core 149
8-Core 148
20% 148 Pts
64-Core 148
10% 148 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.3
1-Core 47.7
2-Core 105
50% 77.8 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 162
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 163
11% 163 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.4
1-Core 43.6
2-Core 128
45% 77.2 Pts
4-Core 177
8-Core 176
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,215,185 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4600U Builds (Compare 1,445 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

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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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