Average Bench: 54.5% (624th of 1305)

Based on 21,129 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: 54.5% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4600U averaged 45.5% 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 76.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4600U is 28.6%. 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 190Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 191Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,129 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.7 Memory 76.9 91.1
23.5 1-Core 75.5 96
49.9 2-Core 127 163
58.3% 93 Pts
Min Avg Max
70.5 4-Core 187 233
97.6 8-Core 191 233
25.8% 189 Pts
Min Avg Max
93.9 64-Core 190 234
12.8% 190 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 79.4
1-Core 82.5
2-Core 139
62% 100 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 207
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.7
1-Core 87.5
2-Core 140
64% 102 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 207
25% 191 Pts
64-Core 217
15% 217 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.9
1-Core 91.3
2-Core 151
63% 104 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 222
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 230
16% 230 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2 GHz (avg)
Memory 79
1-Core 44.9
2-Core 77
46% 67 Pts
4-Core 132
8-Core 86.1
16% 109 Pts
64-Core 98.2
7% 98.2 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.2
1-Core 61.3
2-Core 113
51% 81.6 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 160
22% 160 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 70
1-Core 42.1
2-Core 75.2
42% 62.4 Pts
4-Core 118
8-Core 141
17% 130 Pts
64-Core 142
10% 142 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,982,817 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4600U Builds (Compare 2,500 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

1 month ago.

Great cpu for programming, editing, and gaming.


Excellent

11 months ago.

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