Intel Core i7-4610M vs Intel Core i7-4500U vs Intel Core i7-4702MQ

Intel Core i7-4610M

► remove Intel 4610M

The Intel Core i7-4610M is a high-end dual-core processor for laptops launched in Q1 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 3.0 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.7 GHz for 1 active core or 3.6 GHz for 2 active cores. The 2C Turbo clock has not been confirmed yet.

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, improving the performance per clock by 5 - 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Performance

Compared to the Core i7-4600M, the 4610M is clocked just 100 MHz higher and therefore only slightly faster. However, the i7-4610M is still the fastest dual-core CPU in H1/2014. Even very 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 1300 MHz, making it about 30 % faster than the HD 4000. This is slightly slower than the AMD Radeon HD 8650G, but similar to a dedicated Nvidia GeForce GT 720M.

Power Consumption

The i7-4610M is rated at a TDP of 37 W including the graphics card, memory controller and VRMs. Therefore, the CPU is suited for laptops 14-inches or greater.

Intel Core i7-4500U

► remove Intel 4500U

The Intel Core i7-4500U is an ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for ultrabooks launched in Q2 2013. 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 1.8 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.0 GHz for 1 active core or 2.7 GHz for 2 active cores.

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.

The performance of the Core i7-4500U is similar to the old and slightly higher clocked Core i7-3537U. 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.

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 significantly slower than the HD 5000 found on a number of other ULV models.

The i7-4500U 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 i7-4702MQ

► remove Intel 4702MQ

The Intel Core i7-4702MQ 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 2.2 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 2.9 GHz (for 4 active cores), 3.1 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 3.2 GHz (for 1 active core).

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.

The performance of the Core i7-4702MQ is slightly above a similarly clocked Ivy Bridge processor due to the architectural improvements. As a result, overall performance is similar to the Ivy Bridge based Core i7-3630QM.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 400 MHz up to 1150 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it about 30 % faster than the HD 4000.

With a TDP of only 37 Watt, the Core i7-4702MQ is specified at the level of mobile dual-core CPUs. Therefore, even smaller laptops can use the Core i7.

Intel Core i7-4610MIntel Core i7-4500UIntel Core i7-4702MQ
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: Core i7 Haswell
Intel Core i7-4940MX3.1 - 4 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4930MX3 - 3.9 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4980HQ2.8 - 4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4910MQ2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4900MQ2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4960HQ2.6 - 3.8 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4810MQ2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4870HQ2.5 - 3.7 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4800MQ2.7 - 3.7 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4950HQ2.4 - 3.6 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4860HQ2.4 - 3.6 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4720HQ2.6 - 3.6 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4850HQ2.3 - 3.5 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4710HQ2.5 - 3.5 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4710MQ2.5 - 3.5 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4770HQ2.2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700HQ2.4 - 3.4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700MQ2.4 - 3.4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4760HQ2.1 - 3.3 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4722HQ2.4 - 3.4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712HQ2.3 - 3.3 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712MQ2.3 - 3.3 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4750HQ2 - 3.2 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702HQ2.2 - 3.2 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702MQ2.2 - 3.2 GHz4 / 86 MB
» Intel Core i7-4610M3 - 3.7 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600M2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4578U3 - 3.5 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4558U2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600U2.1 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4650U1.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4510U2 - 3.1 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4500U1.8 - 3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4550U1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4610Y1.7 - 2.9 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4940MX3.1 - 4 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4930MX3 - 3.9 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4980HQ2.8 - 4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4910MQ2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4900MQ2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4960HQ2.6 - 3.8 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4810MQ2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4870HQ2.5 - 3.7 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4800MQ2.7 - 3.7 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4950HQ2.4 - 3.6 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4860HQ2.4 - 3.6 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4720HQ2.6 - 3.6 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4850HQ2.3 - 3.5 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4710HQ2.5 - 3.5 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4710MQ2.5 - 3.5 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4770HQ2.2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700HQ2.4 - 3.4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700MQ2.4 - 3.4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4760HQ2.1 - 3.3 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4722HQ2.4 - 3.4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712HQ2.3 - 3.3 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712MQ2.3 - 3.3 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4750HQ2 - 3.2 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702HQ2.2 - 3.2 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702MQ2.2 - 3.2 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4610M3 - 3.7 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600M2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4578U3 - 3.5 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4558U2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600U2.1 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4650U1.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4510U2 - 3.1 GHz2 / 44 MB
» Intel Core i7-4500U1.8 - 3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4550U1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4610Y1.7 - 2.9 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4940MX3.1 - 4 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4930MX3 - 3.9 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4980HQ2.8 - 4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4910MQ2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4900MQ2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4960HQ2.6 - 3.8 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4810MQ2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4870HQ2.5 - 3.7 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4800MQ2.7 - 3.7 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4950HQ2.4 - 3.6 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4860HQ2.4 - 3.6 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4720HQ2.6 - 3.6 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4850HQ2.3 - 3.5 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4710HQ2.5 - 3.5 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4710MQ2.5 - 3.5 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4770HQ2.2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700HQ2.4 - 3.4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700MQ2.4 - 3.4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4760HQ2.1 - 3.3 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4722HQ2.4 - 3.4 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712HQ2.3 - 3.3 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712MQ2.3 - 3.3 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4750HQ2 - 3.2 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702HQ2.2 - 3.2 GHz4 / 86 MB
» Intel Core i7-4702MQ2.2 - 3.2 GHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4610M3 - 3.7 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600M2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4578U3 - 3.5 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4558U2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600U2.1 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4650U1.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4510U2 - 3.1 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4500U1.8 - 3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4550U1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4610Y1.7 - 2.9 GHz2 / 44 MB
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HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1300 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro, AES-NIHD Graphics 4400 (200 - 1100 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIHD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1300 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4400 (200 - 1100 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
$346 U.S.$378 U.S.
Intel Core i7 4610MIntel Core i7 4500UIntel Core i7 4702MQ

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 4500U +
min: 166     avg: 251     median: 260 (6%)     max: 274 Points
221%
1 4702MQ +
min: 509     avg: 555     median: 575 (13%)     max: 588 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 4500U +
min: 72     avg: 113     median: 116 (43%)     max: 120 Points
107%
1 4702MQ +
min: 120     avg: 124     median: 124 (46%)     max: 128 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 4500U +
min: 1.99     avg: 2.7     median: 2.8 (6%)     max: 2.96 Points
225%
1 4702MQ +
min: 5.43     avg: 6.1     median: 6.2 (12%)     max: 6.36 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 4500U +
min: 0.79     avg: 1.3     median: 1.3 (42%)     max: 1.34 Points
108%
1 4702MQ +
min: 1.27     avg: 1.4     median: 1.4 (45%)     max: 1.44 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 4500U +
min: 3923     avg: 4316     median: 4343 (39%)     max: 4451
107%
1 4702MQ +
min: 4529     avg: 4641     median: 4656 (42%)     max: 4748
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 4500U +
min: 6843     avg: 8530     median: 8700 (15%)     max: 9095
200%
1 4702MQ +
min: 15152     avg: 16779     median: 17388 (29%)     max: 17681
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
100%
1 4500U +
min: 8643     avg: 11042     median: 11256 (11%)     max: 11827 Points
198%
1 4702MQ +
min: 19148     avg: 21636     median: 22311 (21%)     max: 22675 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
100%
1 4500U +
min: 5284     avg: 5707     median: 5764 (43%)     max: 5897 Points
107%
1 4702MQ +
min: 5915     avg: 6122     median: 6149 (46%)     max: 6264 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 4500U +
min: 566.179     avg: 646     median: 629.9 (7%)     max: 745.727 s
104%
1 4702MQ +
min: 264.564     avg: 308     median: 282.3 (3%)     max: 402.083 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 4500U +
min: 17.734     avg: 19.8     median: 19.6 (4%)     max: 23.534 s
102%
1 4702MQ +
min: 8.453     avg: 9.8     median: 9.2 (2%)     max: 12.796 s
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 4500U +
min: 2143     avg: 2678     median: 2473.5 (16%)     max: 3536
171%
1 4702MQ +
min: 4185     avg: 4251     median: 4223 (27%)     max: 4344
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 4500U +
min: 14.09     avg: 16.2     median: 16.4 (7%)     max: 17.26 fps
205%
1 4702MQ +
min: 31.35     avg: 33.7     median: 33.7 (15%)     max: 36.15 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 4500U +
min: 75.33     avg: 88.9     median: 90.6 (27%)     max: 92.66 fps
144%
1 4702MQ +
min: 128     avg: 132     median: 130.1 (38%)     max: 138.99 fps
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 4500U +
min: 0.117     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (0%)     max: 0.145 GB/s
214%
1 4702MQ +
min: 0.279     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (0%)     max: 0.311 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 4500U +
min: 0.208     avg: 0.2     median: 0.3 (0%)     max: 0.256 GB/s
215%
1 4702MQ +
min: 0.494     avg: 0.5     median: 0.5 (0%)     max: 0.549 GB/s
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 4500U +
min: 1.3     avg: 1.6     median: 1.6 (0%)     max: 1.6 GB/s
200%
1 4702MQ +
min: 3.1     avg: 3.2     median: 3.2 (0%)     max: 3.4 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 4500U +
min: 2464     avg: 3241     median: 3494 (19%)     max: 3644 Points
180%
1 4702MQ +
min: 5814     avg: 6212     median: 6285 (35%)     max: 6376 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 4500U +
min: 12     avg: 13.3     median: 12.7 (3%)     max: 20.12 s
100%
1 4702MQ +
min: 11     avg: 12.7     median: 11.5 (2%)     max: 20.512 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 4500U +
min: 27.781     avg: 31     median: 28.9 (1%)     max: 58.78 s
100%
1 4702MQ +
min: 25.552     avg: 28.8     median: 26 (1%)     max: 45.392 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 4500U +
min: 631.618     avg: 654     median: 646.7 (3%)     max: 761.85 s
100%
1 4702MQ +
min: 584.154     avg: 607     median: 601.4 (3%)     max: 636.762 s
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 4500U +
min: 46370     avg: 53818     median: 53680 (25%)     max: 61540 MIPS
216%
1 4702MQ +
min: 101870     avg: 115935     median: 115935 (55%)     max: 130000 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 4500U +
min: 33000     avg: 34315     median: 34725 (27%)     max: 34810 MFLOPS
214%
1 4702MQ +
min: 74180     avg: 74395     median: 74395 (57%)     max: 74610 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 4500U +
7.1 Points (91%)
107%
1 4702MQ +
7.6 Points (97%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 4500U +
min: 6321     avg: 8884     median: 9621 (11%)     max: 10014 Points
214%
1 4702MQ +
min: 18922     avg: 20483     median: 20620 (24%)     max: 21482 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 4500U +
min: 2453     avg: 3481     median: 3555 (15%)     max: 4132 Points
179%
1 4702MQ +
min: 5435     avg: 6285     median: 6366.5 (27%)     max: 7092 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 4500U +
min: 21459     avg: 30211     median: 31596.5 (20%)     max: 33878 Points
121%
1 4702MQ +
min: 33875     avg: 37206     median: 38367.5 (25%)     max: 39567 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
1 4500U +
min: 30836     avg: 32801     median: 33273 (35%)     max: 34294 Points
118%
1 4702MQ +
39206 Points (42%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
1 4500U +
min: 33510     avg: 34137     median: 34136.5 (35%)     max: 34763 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 4500U +
min: 1987     avg: 2594     median: 2727.5 (7%)     max: 2861 Points
207%
1 4702MQ +
min: 4944     avg: 5543     median: 5640.5 (14%)     max: 5860 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
100%
1 4500U +
min: 2155     avg: 3629     median: 3910 (10%)     max: 4056 Points
204%
1 4702MQ +
min: 6591     avg: 7692     median: 7974.5 (20%)     max: 8161 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 4500U +
7684 Points (62%)
96%
1 4702MQ +
7361 Points (59%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 4500U +
6872 Points (62%)
101%
1 4702MQ +
6959 Points (63%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 4500U +
6390 Points (13%)
177%
1 4702MQ +
11281 Points (22%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 4500U +
5718 Points (12%)
180%
1 4702MQ +
10311 Points (21%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 4500U +
6380 Points (17%)
152%
1 4702MQ +
9685 Points (25%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 4500U +
min: 5225     avg: 5369     median: 5348 (9%)     max: 5534
172%
1 4702MQ +
9180 (16%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 4500U +
min: 2659     avg: 2754     median: 2751 (56%)     max: 2851
100%
1 4702MQ +
2753 (57%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 4702MQ +
110 ms (1%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 0.9.1 Total Score *
100%
1 4702MQ +
110 ms (1%)

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Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4702MQ → NAN% n=

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