Intel Core i7-4510U vs Intel Core i7-4950HQ vs Intel Core i7-4710HQ

Intel Core i7-4510U

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The Intel Core i7-4510U is an ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for ultrabooks launched in Q2 2014. It is based on the Haswell architecture and is manufactured in 22nm. Due to Hyper-Threading, the two cores can handle up to four threads in parallel, leading to better utilization of the CPU. Each core offers a base speed of 2.0 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.1 GHz for 1 active core or 2.8 GHz for 2 active cores. That's 100 - 200 MHz more than the i7-4500U (1.8 - 3.0 GHz).

Architektur

Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm and offer an optimized branch prediction as well as additional execution ports, improving the performance per clock by almost 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Performance

The performance of the Core i7-4510U is similar to the old and slightly higher clocked Core i7-3667U. However, when using new instruction sets such as AVX2 the performance can be significantly better. Thus, the CPU has sufficient power for office and multimedia purposes as well as more demanding applications.

Graphics

The integrated HD Graphics 4400 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 1100 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it somewhat faster than the former HD Graphics 4000. However, the HD 4400 is slightly slower than the HD 5000 found on a number of other ULV models.

Power Consumption

The i7-4510U is rated at a TDP of 15 W including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited for small ultrabooks 11-inches or greater.

Intel Core i7-4950HQ

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The Intel Core i7-4950HQ is a high-end quad-core processor for laptops launched in Q2 2013. It is based on the Haswell architecture and manufactured in 22nm. Due to Hyperthreading, the four cores can handle up to eight threads in parallel, leading to better utilization of the CPU. Each core offers a base speed of 2.4 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.4 GHz (for 4 active cores), 3.5 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 3.6 GHz (for 1 active core). A noteworthy feature is the fast integrated graphics unit (GT3e) with eDRAM memory (128 MB, 77 mm², on-package, 102 GB/s).

Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm and offer an optimized branch prediction as well as additional execution ports, improving especially the Hyper-Threading performance. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Due to these changes, the performance per clock has been improved by about 10 percent compared to Ivy Bridge. Therefore, the performance of the i7-4950HQ is similar to the slightly faster clocked i7-3840QM (Ivy Bridge based).

The integrated Iris Pro Graphics 5200 GPU offers 40 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 1300 MHz (with Turbo Boost), making it significantly faster than the HD 4000 or HD 4600. The additional eDRAM memory further improves performance. As a result, the HD 5200 competes with dedicated mid-range graphics cards.

The i7-4950HQ is rated at a TDP of 47 W including the integrated graphics card, memory controller and VRMs.  Therefore, the CPU is best suited for laptops 15-inches or greater.

Intel Core i7-4710HQ

► remove Intel 4710HQ

The Intel Core i7-4710HQ is a high-end quad-core processor for laptops. It is based on the Haswell architecture and manufactured in 22nm. Due to Hyperthreading, the four cores can handle up to eight threads in parallel leading to better utilization of the CPU. Each core offers a base speed of 2.5 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.3 GHz (for 4 active cores), 3.4 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 3.5 GHz (for 1 active core).

Architecture

Haswell is the successor to the Ivy Bridge architecture with improvements on both GPU and CPU performance. The CPUs are produced in 22nm and offer an optimized branch prediction as well as additional execution ports. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Performance

The performance of the Core i7-4710HQ is similar to the Core i7-4850HQ or the Ivy Bridge-based i7-3820QM. Even extremly demanding software or multitasking will be handled easily.

Graphics

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 400 MHz up to 1200 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it about 30 % faster than the HD 4000.

Power Consumption

The i7-4710HQ is rated at a TDP of 47 W including graphics card, memory controller and VRMs. Therefore, the CPU is only suited for laptops 15-inches or greater.

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: Core i7 Haswell
Intel Core i7-4940MX3100 - 4000 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4930MX3000 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4980HQ2800 - 4000 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4910MQ2900 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4900MQ2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4960HQ2600 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4810MQ2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4870HQ2500 - 3700 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4800MQ2700 - 3700 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4950HQ2400 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4860HQ2400 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4720HQ2600 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4850HQ2300 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4710HQ2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4710MQ2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4770HQ2200 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700HQ2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700MQ2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4760HQ2100 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4722HQ2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712HQ2300 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712MQ2300 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4750HQ2000 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702HQ2200 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702MQ2200 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4610M3000 - 3700 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600M2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4578U3000 - 3500 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4558U2800 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600U2100 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4650U1700 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
» Intel Core i7-4510U2000 - 3100 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4500U1800 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4550U1500 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4610Y1700 - 2900 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4940MX3100 - 4000 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4930MX3000 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4980HQ2800 - 4000 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4910MQ2900 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4900MQ2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4960HQ2600 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4810MQ2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4870HQ2500 - 3700 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4800MQ2700 - 3700 MHz4 / 86 MB
» Intel Core i7-4950HQ2400 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4860HQ2400 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4720HQ2600 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4850HQ2300 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4710HQ2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4710MQ2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4770HQ2200 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700HQ2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700MQ2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4760HQ2100 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4722HQ2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712HQ2300 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712MQ2300 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4750HQ2000 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702HQ2200 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702MQ2200 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4610M3000 - 3700 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600M2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4578U3000 - 3500 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4558U2800 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600U2100 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4650U1700 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4510U2000 - 3100 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4500U1800 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4550U1500 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4610Y1700 - 2900 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4940MX3100 - 4000 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4930MX3000 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4980HQ2800 - 4000 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4910MQ2900 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4900MQ2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4960HQ2600 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4810MQ2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4870HQ2500 - 3700 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4800MQ2700 - 3700 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4950HQ2400 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4860HQ2400 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4720HQ2600 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4850HQ2300 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
» Intel Core i7-4710HQ2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4710MQ2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4770HQ2200 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700HQ2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700MQ2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4760HQ2100 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4722HQ2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712HQ2300 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712MQ2300 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4750HQ2000 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702HQ2200 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702MQ2200 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4610M3000 - 3700 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600M2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4578U3000 - 3500 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4558U2800 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600U2100 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4650U1700 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4510U2000 - 3100 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4500U1800 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4550U1500 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4610Y1700 - 2900 MHz2 / 44 MB
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HD Graphics 4400 (200 - 1100 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIIris Pro Graphics 5200 (200 - 1300 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro, AES-NIHD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1200 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4400 (200 - 1100 MHz)Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 (200 - 1300 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1200 MHz)
$393 U.S.$657 U.S.$378 U.S.
Intel Core i7 4510UIntel Core i7 4950HQIntel Core i7 4710HQ
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260 mm2177 mm2

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 226     avg: 250.6     median: 248 (6%)     max: 282 Points
min: 499     avg: 611     median: 646 (15%)     max: 661 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 101     avg: 115.9     median: 119 (55%)     max: 120 Points
min: 116     avg: 133     median: 135 (62%)     max: 140 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 2.53     avg: 2.8     median: 2.8 (7%)     max: 3 Points
7.4 Points (19%)
min: 4.59     avg: 6.7     median: 7 (18%)     max: 7.22 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 0.96     avg: 1.3     median: 1.4 (55%)     max: 1.38 Points
1.6 Points (65%)
min: 1.29     avg: 1.5     median: 1.5 (62%)     max: 1.56 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 4441     avg: 4484.8     median: 4486 (46%)     max: 4527 Points
min: 4618     avg: 4983     median: 5008 (51%)     max: 5171 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 7894     avg: 8720     median: 8931 (15%)     max: 9384 Points
min: 14533     avg: 18012     median: 19044 (32%)     max: 19521 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 5474     avg: 9932.7     median: 12113 (16%)     max: 12211 Points
min: 17829     avg: 22377     median: 23773 (31%)     max: 25104 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 3611     avg: 5107.7     median: 5840 (54%)     max: 5872 Points
min: 5185     avg: 6516     median: 6645 (62%)     max: 6809 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
553 seconds (29%)
min: 237.394     avg: 279     median: 262.6 (14%)     max: 320.728 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
17 seconds (28%)
min: 7.453     avg: 7.7     median: 7.8 (13%)     max: 8.012 seconds
WinRAR - Result
min: 2349     avg: 2432.3     median: 2474 (29%)     max: 2474 KB/s
min: 3693     avg: 4232     median: 4323.5 (51%)     max: 4587 KB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
min: 16     avg: 16.4     median: 16.4 (10%)     max: 16.78 fps
min: 30.6     avg: 36.7     median: 38 (24%)     max: 40.1 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
min: 88.52     avg: 88.8     median: 88.8 (32%)     max: 89 fps
min: 118     avg: 142     median: 150 (53%)     max: 153.12 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
min: 0.146     avg: 0.1     median: 0.2 (8%)     max: 0.15 GB/s
min: 0.344     avg: 0.4     median: 0.4 (18%)     max: 0.541 GB/s
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
min: 0.26     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (8%)     max: 0.263 GB/s
min: 0.6     avg: 0.6     median: 0.6 (19%)     max: 0.628 GB/s
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
1.7 GB/s (9%)
min: 3     avg: 3.8     median: 3.9 (20%)     max: 3.9 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 3217     avg: 3426.5     median: 3341.5 (22%)     max: 3806 Points
min: 5494     avg: 6682     median: 6980.5 (47%)     max: 7129 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
12 Seconds (41%)
min: 10.5     avg: 10.7     median: 10.7 (37%)     max: 11.209 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
28 Seconds (36%)
min: 24.016     avg: 24.4     median: 24.3 (31%)     max: 25.287 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
642 Seconds (33%)
min: 553.816     avg: 568     median: 562.2 (29%)     max: 587.266 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
64000 MIPS (30%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
34340 MFLOPS (26%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
7.1 points (91%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
min: 19149     avg: 22561     median: 23904 (33%)     max: 24195 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 2969     avg: 3579.7     median: 3817 (19%)     max: 3901 points
min: 6038     avg: 7340     median: 7491 (37%)     max: 8388 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 15548     avg: 29571.4     median: 32516.5 (39%)     max: 34894 Points
min: 30628     avg: 40964     median: 42879.5 (51%)     max: 45662 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
min: 32422     avg: 39519     median: 42771 (51%)     max: 43365 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
min: 44331     avg: 44689     median: 44689 (52%)     max: 45047 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 2149     avg: 2742.8     median: 2848 (7%)     max: 2910 Points
min: 4736     avg: 6023     median: 6373.5 (16%)     max: 6672 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 3275     avg: 3979.5     median: 4089 (14%)     max: 4175 Points
min: 6504     avg: 8579     median: 9083 (31%)     max: 9375 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
5333 Points (43%)
7547 Points (61%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
5363 Points (49%)
6881 Points (62%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
6647 Points (13%)
12985 Points (25%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
5827 Points (12%)
11762 Points (24%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
5971 Points (16%)
10792 Points (28%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 5301     avg: 5569     median: 5666 (10%)     max: 5740 Points
min: 11275     avg: 12028     median: 12231 (22%)     max: 12374 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 2646     avg: 2859.7     median: 2947 (61%)     max: 2986 Points
min: 2942     avg: 3186     median: 3249 (67%)     max: 3302 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 2321.3     avg: 2346.4     median: 2327 (10%)     max: 2385 ms
min: 1274.3     avg: 1941     median: 1997.4 (9%)     max: 2090 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
min: 96.6     avg: 102.8     median: 100.2 (12%)     max: 113.7 ms
min: 82.8     avg: 93.1     median: 86.1 (10%)     max: 154.7 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 13750     avg: 15868.8     median: 14223.5 (27%)     max: 24290 Points
min: 14810     avg: 17359     median: 16503 (31%)     max: 29193 Points

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4950HQ → 100%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4710HQ → 100%

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)