Average Bench: 56.2% (557th of 1276)

Based on 15,249 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: 42%Average: 56.2% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4600U averaged 43.8% 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 78.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 78.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4600U is 23.4%. 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 198Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 198Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,249 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.2 Memory 78.9 92
31.9 1-Core 78.2 96.1
73.6 2-Core 132 164
60.2% 96.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
115 4-Core 196 232
126 8-Core 198 233
26.8% 197 Pts
Min Avg Max
121 64-Core 198 234
13.3% 198 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 92.2
1-Core 93.3
2-Core 158
71% 115 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 234
32% 233 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.7
1-Core 96.8
2-Core 153
64% 107 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 231
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 76
1-Core 82.9
2-Core 129
60% 96.1 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 176
26% 190 Pts
64-Core 177
12% 177 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.9
1-Core 58
2-Core 125
50% 82.7 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 224
30% 219 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.4
1-Core 21.7
2-Core 79.1
34% 53.4 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 191
23% 174 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 54.8
1-Core 22.5
2-Core 40.7
28% 39.3 Pts
4-Core 58.7
8-Core 34.6
7% 46.7 Pts
64-Core 48.9
3% 48.9 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,637,016 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4600U Builds (Compare 2,098 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
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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Excellent

3 months ago.

Great cpu for programming, editing, and gaming.


Excellent

8 months ago.

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