Average Bench: 34.8% (620th of 1197)

Based on 198 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00040651 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4550U CPU @ 1.50GHz
Poor: 15%Average: 34.8% Great: 45%
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i7-4550U averaged 65.2% 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 65.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 109Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4550U is 30.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4550U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 165Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 165Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 198 samples)
Min Avg Max
18.7 1-Core 65.8 87.3
34.1 2-Core 109 144
42.4% 87.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
49.3 4-Core 160 209
54 8-Core 165 210
22% 162 Pts
Min Avg Max
54.8 64-Core 165 210
11% 165 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.7
2-Core 150
57% 119 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 211
28% 209 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.7
2-Core 136
54% 110 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 153
24% 170 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76
2-Core 135
51% 106 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 203
27% 199 Pts
64-Core 143
10% 143 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 127
41% 90.4 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 171
24% 173 Pts
64-Core 172
12% 172 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.7
2-Core 76.8
33% 65.8 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 135
20% 144 Pts
64-Core 150
10% 150 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 25.1
2-Core 136
33% 80.5 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 200
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 200
13% 200 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,718,290 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4550U Builds (Compare 12 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: Lenovo 20A7005KMS

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4550U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor Numberi7-4550U
# 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$426.00
Clock Speed1.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 5000
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 TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Rapid Storage TechYes
Smart Connect TechYes
HD Audio 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 TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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10 months ago.

it's way too slow to get anything done on. never would recommend.


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