Average Bench: 54.1% (645th of 1316)

Based on 19,683 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: 54.1% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4600U averaged 45.9% 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 76.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 74.6Pts

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 188Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 188Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,683 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.4 Memory 76.3 91.4
27.9 1-Core 74.6 95.7
55.6 2-Core 125 161
57.7% 92 Pts
Min Avg Max
81.7 4-Core 186 232
92.9 8-Core 188 232
25.5% 187 Pts
Min Avg Max
94.2 64-Core 188 234
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 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 91
1-Core 79.8
2-Core 143
66% 105 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 203
30% 216 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.4
1-Core 94
2-Core 143
69% 109 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 212
30% 220 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.1
1-Core 90.9
2-Core 144
67% 108 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 216
29% 215 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 81
1-Core 94.8
2-Core 163
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 231
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.9
1-Core 95.7
2-Core 156
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 231
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.5
1-Core 92
2-Core 151
64% 105 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 218
29% 213 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.2
1-Core 50.4
2-Core 89.6
48% 72.7 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 154
18% 136 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.7
1-Core 76.4
2-Core 124
57% 91.7 Pts
4-Core 124
8-Core 144
18% 134 Pts
64-Core 139
9% 139 Pts
, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 51.3
1-Core 61.4
2-Core 80.4
41% 64.4 Pts
4-Core 89.6
8-Core 100
13% 94.9 Pts
64-Core 127
8% 127 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,127,779 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4600U Builds (Compare 2,796 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

 Comments

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Good

3 months ago.

Great cpu for programming, editing, and gaming.


Excellent

13 months ago.

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