Intel Core i7-4650U vs Intel Core i7-4702HQ

Intel Core i7-4650U

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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 i7-4702HQ

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The Intel Core i7-4702HQ 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 i7-4702HQ 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 i7-4702HQ is specified at the level of mobile dual-core CPUs. Therefore, even smaller laptops can use the Core i7.

Intel Core i7-4650UIntel Core i7-4702HQ
Intel Core i7Intel Core i7
HaswellHaswell
: Core i7 Haswell
Intel Core i7-4940MX (compare)3100 - 4000 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4930MX (compare)3000 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4980HQ (compare)2800 - 4000 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4910MQ (compare)2900 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4900MQ (compare)2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4960HQ (compare)2600 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4810MQ (compare)2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4870HQ (compare)2500 - 3700 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4800MQ (compare)2700 - 3700 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4950HQ (compare)2400 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4860HQ (compare)2400 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4720HQ (compare)2600 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4850HQ (compare)2300 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4710HQ (compare)2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4710MQ (compare)2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4770HQ (compare)2200 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700HQ (compare)2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700MQ (compare)2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4760HQ (compare)2100 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4722HQ (compare)2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712HQ (compare)2300 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712MQ (compare)2300 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4750HQ (compare)2000 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702HQ2200 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702MQ (compare)2200 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4610M (compare)3000 - 3700 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600M (compare)2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4578U (compare)3000 - 3500 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4558U (compare)2800 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600U (compare)2100 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
» Intel Core i7-4650U1700 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4510U (compare)2000 - 3100 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4500U (compare)1800 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4550U (compare)1500 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4610Y (compare)1700 - 2900 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4940MX (compare)3100 - 4000 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4930MX (compare)3000 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4980HQ (compare)2800 - 4000 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4910MQ (compare)2900 - 3900 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4900MQ (compare)2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4960HQ (compare)2600 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4810MQ (compare)2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4870HQ (compare)2500 - 3700 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4800MQ (compare)2700 - 3700 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4950HQ (compare)2400 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4860HQ (compare)2400 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4720HQ (compare)2600 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4850HQ (compare)2300 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4710HQ (compare)2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4710MQ (compare)2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4770HQ (compare)2200 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700HQ (compare)2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4700MQ (compare)2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4760HQ (compare)2100 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4722HQ (compare)2400 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712HQ (compare)2300 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4712MQ (compare)2300 - 3300 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4750HQ (compare)2000 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
» Intel Core i7-4702HQ2200 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702MQ (compare)2200 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4610M (compare)3000 - 3700 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600M (compare)2900 - 3600 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4578U (compare)3000 - 3500 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4558U (compare)2800 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4600U (compare)2100 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4650U1700 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4510U (compare)2000 - 3100 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4500U (compare)1800 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4550U (compare)1500 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-4610Y (compare)1700 - 2900 MHz2 / 44 MB
1700 - 3300 MHz2200 - 3200 MHz
128 KB256 KB
512 KB1 MB
4 MB6 MB
2 / 44 / 8
15 37
1300 1400
22 22
181 mm2177 mm2
100 °C100 °C
HD Graphics 5000 (200 - 1100 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro, AES-NIHD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro, AES-NI
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 5000 (200 - 1100 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz)
$454 U.S.$378 U.S.
Intel Core i7 4650UIntel Core i7 4702HQ
FCBGA1364

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 241     avg: 256     median: 256 (6%)     max: 271 Points
501 Points (11%)
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 122     avg: 123     median: 123 (56%)     max: 124 Points
127 Points (58%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
2.7 Points (6%)
min: 5     avg: 6     median: 6 (14%)     max: 6 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
1.4 Points (70%)
1.4 Points (70%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 4592     avg: 4694     median: 4714 (52%)     max: 4755 Points
min: 4520     avg: 5161.3     median: 4585 (50%)     max: 6379 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 8173     avg: 8800.8     median: 8620 (13%)     max: 9789 Points
min: 14972     avg: 16360.3     median: 16584 (25%)     max: 17525 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 10658     avg: 11372.8     median: 11128 (15%)     max: 12576 Points
min: 21156     avg: 21875.7     median: 22228 (29%)     max: 22243 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 5828     avg: 6190     median: 6276 (61%)     max: 6380 Points
min: 5993     avg: 6009     median: 6013 (58%)     max: 6021 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
min: 628     avg: 632.8     median: 632 (7%)     max: 637 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
18.1 seconds (4%)
WinRAR - Result
min: 2363     avg: 2442.3     median: 2382 (28%)     max: 2582 KB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
min: 15     avg: 16.6     median: 16 (0%)     max: 18 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
min: 84     avg: 89.6     median: 89 (33%)     max: 95 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.2 GB/s (8%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.3 GB/s (9%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
1.6 GB/s (8%)
3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 2698     avg: 3086.3     median: 3249 (22%)     max: 3312 Points
min: 5582     avg: 5950     median: 5950 (40%)     max: 6318 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
11.4 Seconds (2%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 26     avg: 26.7     median: 26 (1%)     max: 27 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 593     avg: 603.1     median: 605 (3%)     max: 611 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
min: 14230     avg: 28557.5     median: 28557 (14%)     max: 42885 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
min: 9820     avg: 19671     median: 19671 (15%)     max: 29522 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
7 points (100%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
min: 7058     avg: 8258.3     median: 8856 (12%)     max: 8861 Points
21324 Points (30%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 3158     avg: 3346.2     median: 3360 (17%)     max: 3530 points
min: 6950     avg: 7223     median: 7325 (38%)     max: 7394 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 24370     avg: 28186.4     median: 27147 (17%)     max: 31370 Points
min: 38335     avg: 38712.7     median: 38453 (25%)     max: 39350 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
38252 Points (46%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 2519     avg: 2668.2     median: 2635 (7%)     max: 2924 Points
min: 5111     avg: 5557.3     median: 5764 (15%)     max: 5797 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 3582     avg: 3793.5     median: 3735 (11%)     max: 4121 Points
min: 7129     avg: 7815.3     median: 8131 (25%)     max: 8186 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 5839     avg: 5857     median: 5857 (7%)     max: 5875 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 3086     avg: 3088.5     median: 3088 (63%)     max: 3091 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
2136.7 ms (4%)
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
97.3 ms (1%)
100.7 ms (1%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
15205 Points (29%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4650U → 100%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4702HQ → 169%

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