Intel Core i7-4710MQ vs Intel Core i7-4760HQ vs Intel Core i7-4558U

Intel Core i7-4710MQ

► remove from comparison Intel 4710MQ

The Intel Core i7-4710MQ 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).

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 i7-4710MQ 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 i7-3820QM (if the Turbo headroom is utilized completely). Even extremly demanding software or multitasking will be handled easily.

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.

The i7-4710MQ 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.

Intel Core i7-4760HQ

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The Intel Core i7-4760HQ 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 2.1 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.1 GHz (for 4 active cores), 3.2 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 3.3 GHz (for 1 active core). A special feature is the fast integrated graphics unit (GT3e) with additional 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. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

The performance of the Core i7-4760HQ is almost 10 percent above a similarly clocked Ivy Bridge processor due to the architectural improvements. As a result, overall performance is just slightly below the Core i7-3720QM.

The integrated Iris Pro Graphics 5200 offers 40 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 1200 MHz (with Turbo Boost), making it significantly faster than the HD 4000 or HD 4600. The additional eDRAM memory further improves the performance. As a result, the Iris Pro competes with dedicated mid-range graphics cards, e.g. the GeForce GT 740M.

The i7-4760HQ 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.

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.

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Series: 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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iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz)Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 (200 - 1200 MHz)Intel Iris Graphics 5100 (200 - 1200 MHz)
$378 U.S.$434 U.S.$454 U.S.
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Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
100%
1 4710MQ +
min: 599     avg: 635     median: 645 (15%)     max: 657 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
100%
1 4710MQ +
min: 119     avg: 132     median: 135 (59%)     max: 137 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 6.52     avg: 6.9     median: 7 (16%)     max: 7.17 Points
6.5 Points (15%)
3.5 Points (8%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 1.35     avg: 1.5     median: 1.5 (60%)     max: 1.55 Points
1.5 Points (57%)
1.5 Points (57%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
100%
1 4710MQ +
min: 4820     avg: 4976     median: 4962.5 (51%)     max: 5125 Points
97%
1 4558U +
4793 Points (49%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
100%
1 4710MQ +
min: 16637     avg: 18616     median: 18961.5 (32%)     max: 19450 Points
54%
1 4558U +
10305 Points (17%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
100%
1 4710MQ +
min: 24653     avg: 24774     median: 24773.5 (29%)     max: 24894 Points
56%
1 4558U +
13800 Points (16%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
100%
1 4710MQ +
min: 6511     avg: 6573     median: 6573 (61%)     max: 6635 Points
96%
1 4558U +
6339 Points (59%)
wPrime 2.10 - 1024m *
100%
1 4710MQ +
259 seconds (3%)
97%
1 4558U +
511 seconds (6%)
wPrime 2.10 - 32m *
100%
1 4558U +
16.3 seconds (3%)
WinRAR - Result
100%
1 4558U +
2671 KB/s (27%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
100%
1 4558U +
20.4 fps (12%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
100%
1 4558U +
107 fps (37%)
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
100%
1 4558U +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
100%
1 4558U +
0.3 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
100%
1 4558U +
1.9 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - CPU Score
100%
1 4710MQ +
min: 6810     avg: 6831     median: 6830.5 (46%)     max: 6851 Points
62%
1 4558U +
4264 Points (29%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - 1M *
100%
1 4558U +
11.2 Seconds (2%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - 2M *
100%
1 4558U +
25.7 Seconds (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - 32M *
100%
1 4710MQ +
567 Seconds (3%)
100%
1 4558U +
585 Seconds (3%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS) - Dhrystone
100%
1 4558U +
72000 MIPS (34%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS) - Whetstone
100%
1 4558U +
41240 MFLOPS (32%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
100%
1 4710MQ +
min: 21613     avg: 23478     median: 24374 (34%)     max: 24446 Points
45%
1 4558U +
11049 Points (15%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
100%
1 4710MQ +
min: 6469     avg: 7668     median: 7979 (36%)     max: 8139 points
51%
1 4558U +
4037 points (18%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
100%
1 4710MQ +
min: 40125     avg: 42858     median: 43424 (28%)     max: 44799 Points
77%
1 4558U +
33266 Points (21%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
100%
1 4710MQ +
min: 5865     avg: 6475     median: 6577 (17%)     max: 6889 Points
46%
1 4558U +
2998 Points (8%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
100%
1 4710MQ +
min: 8299     avg: 9017     median: 9219 (29%)     max: 9381 Points
49%
1 4558U +
4549 Points (14%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
100%
1 4710MQ +
7610 Points (61%)
113%
1 4558U +
8576 Points (69%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
100%
1 4710MQ +
7178 Points (65%)
106%
1 4558U +
7610 Points (69%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
100%
1 4710MQ +
12352 Points (24%)
60%
1 4558U +
7423 Points (15%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
100%
1 4710MQ +
10959 Points (22%)
61%
1 4558U +
6637 Points (13%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
100%
1 4710MQ +
10355 Points (27%)
70%
1 4558U +
7300 Points (19%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
1 4710MQ +
10955 Points (19%)
60%
1 4558U +
6519 Points (12%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
1 4710MQ +
2992 Points (61%)
104%
1 4558U +
3120 Points (64%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
100%
1 4710MQ +
min: 1991     avg: 2002     median: 2002.1 (3%)     max: 2013.1 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 4710MQ +
min: 84     avg: 88.7     median: 88.7 (1%)     max: 93.3 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
100%
1 4710MQ +
min: 15924     avg: 16285     median: 16285 (31%)     max: 16646 Points

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4710MQ → 100% n=2

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4760HQ → 94% n=2

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4558U → 72% n=2

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- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)