Notebookcheck Logo

Intel Core i7-4650U vs Intel Core i7-4558U vs Intel Core i7-4910MQ

Intel Core i7-4650U

► remove from comparison Intel 4650U

The Intel Core i7-4650U 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 1.7 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.3 GHz for 1 active core or 2.9 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 alomst 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

The performance of the Core i7-4650U is similar to the old and slightly higher clocked Core i7-3687U. 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 5000 offers 40 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 1100 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it significantly faster than the HD Graphics 4000. As a result, the HD 5000 competes with dedicated lower mid-range graphics cards.

The i7-4650U 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 i7-4558U

► remove from comparison Intel 4558U

The Intel Core i7-4558U is a LV (low voltage) dual-core processor for large 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 2.8 GHz, but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.3 GHz for 1 active core or 3.2 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 i7-4558U is slightly above the older and somewhat higher clocked Core i7-3520M. 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 Iris Graphics 5100 offers 40 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 1200 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it significantly faster than the HD Graphics 4000. As a result, the Iris Graphics competes with dedicated lower mid-range graphics cards.

The i7-4558U is rated at a TDP of 28 W including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited for larger ultrabooks 14-inches or greater.

Intel Core i7-4910MQ

► remove from comparison Intel 4910MQ

The Intel Core i7-4910MQ is a high-end quad-core processor for laptops which has been launched in Q1/2014. 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 2.9 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.7 GHz (for 4 active cores), 3.8 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 3.9 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, 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 i7-4900MQ, the 4910MQ is clocked just 100 MHz higher and therefore only slightly faster. Overall, the performance is almost similar to the Core i7-4930MX. 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 1300 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it about 30 % faster than the HD 4000. This is slightly slower than the AMD Radeon HD 8650G, but similar to a dedicated GeForce GT 720M.

Power Consumption

The i7-4910MQ 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.

ModelIntel Core i7-4650UIntel Core i7-4558UIntel Core i7-4910MQ
SeriesIntel Core i7Intel Core i7Intel Core i7
CodenameHaswellHaswellHaswell
Series: 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
Clock1700 - 3300 MHz2800 - 3300 MHz2900 - 3900 MHz
L1 Cache128 KB128 KB256 KB
L2 Cache512 KB512 KB1 MB
L3 Cache4 MB4 MB8 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 42 / 44 / 8
TDP15 Watt28 Watt47 Watt
Transistors1300 Million1300 Million1400 Million
Technology22 nm22 nm22 nm
Die Size181 mm2181 mm2177 mm2
max. Temp.100 °C100 °C100 °C
FeaturesHD Graphics 5000 (200 - 1100 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro, AES-NIIris Graphics 5100 (200 - 1200 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIHD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1300 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro, AES-NI
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 5000 (200 - 1100 MHz)Intel Iris Graphics 5100 (200 - 1200 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1300 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
$454 U.S.$454 U.S.$568 U.S.
Announced
ManufacturerIntel Core i7 4650UIntel Core i7 4558UIntel Core i7 4910MQ
SocketFCBGArPGA

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 4650U +
min: 241     avg: 256     median: 256 (3%)     max: 271 Points
272%
1 4910MQ +
min: 651     avg: 696     median: 697 (7%)     max: 739 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 4650U +
min: 122     avg: 123     median: 123 (38%)     max: 124 Points
124%
1 4910MQ +
min: 149     avg: 152     median: 153 (47%)     max: 154 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 2.5     avg: 2.7     median: 2.7 (4%)     max: 2.9 Points
3.5 Points (5%)
min: 7.05     avg: 7.5     median: 7.5 (11%)     max: 7.99 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 1.36     avg: 1.4     median: 1.4 (4%)     max: 1.45 Points
1.5 Points (5%)
min: 1.69     avg: 1.7     median: 1.7 (5%)     max: 1.75 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 4592     avg: 4694     median: 4714.5 (38%)     max: 4755 Points
4793 Points (39%)
min: 5457     avg: 5512     median: 5512 (45%)     max: 5567 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 8173     avg: 8801     median: 8620.5 (10%)     max: 9789 Points
10305 Points (12%)
min: 19910     avg: 20998     median: 20997.5 (24%)     max: 22085 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
min: 10658     avg: 11373     median: 11128.5 (8%)     max: 12576 Points
13800 Points (10%)
26355 Points (20%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
min: 5828     avg: 6190     median: 6276 (34%)     max: 6380 Points
6339 Points (35%)
7223 Points (39%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 4650U +
min: 628     avg: 633     median: 632.5 (7%)     max: 637 s
102%
1 4558U +
511 s (6%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 4650U +
min: 18.07     avg: 18.1     median: 18.1 (4%)     max: 18.11 s
100%
1 4558U +
16.3 s (3%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
min: 2363     avg: 2442     median: 2382 (14%)     max: 2582 Points
2671 Points (15%)
3048 Points (18%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
min: 15.37     avg: 16.6     median: 16 (6%)     max: 18.37 fps
20.4 fps (7%)
41 fps (15%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
min: 84.1     avg: 89.6     median: 89.1 (21%)     max: 95.5 fps
107.2 fps (25%)
162 fps (38%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
min: 0.143     avg: 0.1     median: 0.2 (0%)     max: 0.155 GB/s
0.2 GB/s (0%)
0.4 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
min: 0.236     avg: 0.3     median: 0.3 (0%)     max: 0.274 GB/s
0.3 GB/s (0%)
0.7 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
min: 1.5     avg: 1.6     median: 1.7 (0%)     max: 1.7 GB/s
1.9 GB/s (0%)
4.1 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 2698     avg: 3086     median: 3249 (7%)     max: 3312 Points
4264 Points (9%)
7078 Points (15%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 11     avg: 11.4     median: 11.4 (2%)     max: 11.9 s
11.2 s (2%)
13 s (3%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 26.27     avg: 26.7     median: 26.7 (1%)     max: 27 s
25.7 s (1%)
21 s (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 593     avg: 603     median: 605 (3%)     max: 611 s
585 s (3%)
523 s (2%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
100%
1 4650U +
min: 14230     avg: 28558     median: 28557.5 (14%)     max: 42885 MIPS
252%
1 4558U +
72000 MIPS (34%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
100%
1 4650U +
min: 9820     avg: 19671     median: 19671 (15%)     max: 29522 MFLOPS
210%
1 4558U +
41240 MFLOPS (32%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 CPU
100%
1 4650U +
7 Points (90%)
110%
1 4910MQ +
7.7 Points (99%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 7058     avg: 8258     median: 8856 (8%)     max: 8861 Points
11049 Points (10%)
25513 Points (24%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 3158     avg: 3346     median: 3360 (9%)     max: 3530 Points
4037 Points (11%)
8706 Points (24%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 24370     avg: 28186     median: 27147 (17%)     max: 31370 Points
33266 Points (21%)
min: 44602     avg: 46333     median: 46567 (30%)     max: 47831 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 2519     avg: 2668     median: 2635 (7%)     max: 2924 Points
2998 Points (8%)
min: 6594     avg: 6840     median: 6959 (18%)     max: 6966 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 3582     avg: 3794     median: 3735.5 (7%)     max: 4121 Points
4549 Points (8%)
min: 4496     avg: 8069     median: 9775 (18%)     max: 9937 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
min: 5839     avg: 5857     median: 5857 (10%)     max: 5875 Points
6519 Points (12%)
12909 Points (23%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
min: 3086     avg: 3089     median: 3088.5 (60%)     max: 3091 Points
3120 Points (61%)
3621 Points (71%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 4558U +
8576 Points (69%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 4558U +
7610 Points (69%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 4558U +
7423 Points (15%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 4558U +
6637 Points (13%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 4558U +
7300 Points (19%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 4650U +
2137 ms (2%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 4650U +
97.3 ms (1%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 4650U +
15205 Points (16%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4650U → 100% n=23

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4558U → 114% n=23

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4910MQ → 197% n=23

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

v1.22
log 08. 00:09:11

#0 checking url part for id 4189 +0s ... 0s

#1 checking url part for id 4254 +0s ... 0s

#2 checking url part for id 4997 +0s ... 0s

#3 not redirecting to Ajax server +0s ... 0s

#4 did not recreate cache, as it is less than 5 days old! Created at Wed, 07 Dec 2022 16:40:39 +0100 +0.001s ... 0.001s

#5 composed specs +0.046s ... 0.047s

#6 did output specs +0s ... 0.047s

#7 getting avg benchmarks for device 4189 +0.002s ... 0.049s

#8 got single benchmarks 4189 +0.014s ... 0.063s

#9 getting avg benchmarks for device 4254 +0.002s ... 0.065s

#10 got single benchmarks 4254 +0.011s ... 0.075s

#11 getting avg benchmarks for device 4997 +0.001s ... 0.077s

#12 got single benchmarks 4997 +0.012s ... 0.089s

#13 got avg benchmarks for devices +0s ... 0.089s

#14 min, max, avg, median took s +0.18s ... 0.269s

#15 return log +0s ... 0.269s

Please share our article, every link counts!
.170
> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Benchmarks / Tech > Processor Comparison - Head 2 Head
Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)