Average Bench: 65.2% (416th of 1316)

Based on 748 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00040661, 1FABFBFF00040661, 0FABFBFF00040661 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4850HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 42%Average: 65.2% Great: 76%
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4850HQ averaged 34.7% 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 89Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4850HQ is 33.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4850HQ performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 390Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 398Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 748 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.1 Memory 78.1 85.2
47.7 1-Core 89 102
86.8 2-Core 172 199
67.1% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
126 4-Core 287 374
159 8-Core 398 512
44.5% 343 Pts
Min Avg Max
156 64-Core 390 512
26.2% 390 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.3
1-Core 97
2-Core 190
72% 122 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 498
55% 425 Pts
64-Core 494
33% 494 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.1
1-Core 102
2-Core 189
74% 125 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 479
52% 402 Pts
64-Core 456
31% 456 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.4
1-Core 99.6
2-Core 183
71% 120 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 510
55% 426 Pts
64-Core 505
34% 505 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 97
2-Core 194
72% 123 Pts
4-Core 349
8-Core 394
50% 371 Pts
64-Core 425
28% 425 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.8
1-Core 99.1
2-Core 191
71% 122 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 462
52% 402 Pts
64-Core 405
27% 405 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.2
1-Core 76.5
2-Core 160
62% 104 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 394
43% 333 Pts
64-Core 379
25% 379 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 84.6
2-Core 135
63% 101 Pts
4-Core 165
8-Core 275
28% 220 Pts
64-Core 360
24% 360 Pts
CPU Socket #0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.5
1-Core 96.1
2-Core 189
66% 116 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 188
26% 191 Pts
64-Core 182
12% 182 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,352,512 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4850HQ Builds (Compare 112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4850HQ Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
Code NameCrystal Well
Launch DateQ3'13
Processor Numberi7-4850HQ
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$434.00
Clock Speed2.3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.5 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP47 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 5200
Graphics Base Frequency200 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

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
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 32mm x 1.65mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1364

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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