Intel Core i7-4750HQ vs Intel Core i7-4900MQ

Intel Core i7-4750HQ

► remove Intel 4750HQ

The Intel Core i7-4750HQ 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 2.0 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.0 GHz (for 4 active cores), 3.1 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 3.2 GHz (for 1 active core). A special feature is the fast integrated graphics unit (GT3e) with 128 MB 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 i7-4750HQ is almost 10 percent above a similarly clocked Ivy Bridge processor due to the architectural improvements. As a result, overall performance is similar to the Core i7-3630QM.

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 i7-4750HQ 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 i7-4900MQ

► remove Intel 4900MQ

The Intel Core i7-4900MQ is a high-end quad-core processor for laptops which has been 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 2.8 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.6 GHz (for 4 active cores), 3.7 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 3.8 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, improving the performance per clock by almost 10 percent. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Due to these changes, the overall performance has been improved slightly compared to Ivy Bridge. Therefore, the 4900MQ is about 10 % faster than the former i7-3840QM.

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.

The i7-4900MQ 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 i7-4750HQIntel Core i7-4900MQ
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 i7-4900MQ2800 - 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 i7-4750HQ2000 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702HQ (compare)2200 - 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 i7-4650U (compare)1700 - 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 i7-4900MQ2800 - 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 i7-4750HQ2000 - 3200 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4702HQ (compare)2200 - 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 i7-4650U (compare)1700 - 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
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260 mm2177 mm2
100 °C100 °C
FCBGA1364rPGA
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 (200 - 1200 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro, AES-NIHD Graphics 4600 (400- 1300 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro, AES-NI
iGPUIntel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 (200 - 1200 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1300 MHz)
$434 U.S.$568 U.S.
Intel Core i7 4750HQIntel Core i7 4900MQ

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
612 Points (14%)
641 Points (15%)
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
123 Points (56%)
145 Points (67%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
6.6 Points (24%)
min: 6.96     avg: 7.2     median: 7.1 (26%)     max: 7.45 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
1.4 Points (58%)
min: 1.66     avg: 1.7     median: 1.7 (68%)     max: 1.7 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
4723 Points (52%)
min: 5337     avg: 5478     median: 5470 (60%)     max: 5609 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
18026 Points (36%)
min: 18993     avg: 20036.4     median: 20313 (41%)     max: 20617 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
22820 Points (30%)
min: 24686     avg: 25926.4     median: 25752 (34%)     max: 27537 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
6268 Points (61%)
min: 7112     avg: 7269.6     median: 7310 (71%)     max: 7395 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
274.7 seconds (3%)
min: 228     avg: 242.6     median: 240 (3%)     max: 262.424 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
8.7 seconds (2%)
min: 7     avg: 7.6     median: 7.6 (2%)     max: 8.034 seconds
WinRAR - Result
4619 KB/s (54%)
min: 4912     avg: 5047.5     median: 5047.5 (59%)     max: 5183 KB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
35 fps (1%)
min: 38.4     avg: 39.8     median: 38.7 (1%)     max: 42.33 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
137.9 fps (51%)
min: 138.495     avg: 152.7     median: 157 (58%)     max: 162.48 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.3 GB/s (17%)
min: 0.335     avg: 0.4     median: 0.4 (19%)     max: 0.382 GB/s
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.6 GB/s (19%)
min: 0.607     avg: 0.6     median: 0.6 (20%)     max: 0.672 GB/s
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
3.6 GB/s (18%)
min: 3.8     avg: 4     median: 4 (20%)     max: 4.2 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU
6436 Points (45%)
min: 6950     avg: 7196     median: 7184.5 (50%)     max: 7376 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 11.391     avg: 11.5     median: 11.5 (2%)     max: 11.6 Seconds
min: 9.578     avg: 9.9     median: 9.8 (2%)     max: 10.8 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 25.766     avg: 25.9     median: 25.9 (1%)     max: 26.1 Seconds
min: 21.453     avg: 22.4     median: 22 (1%)     max: 24.2 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 581     avg: 590.3     median: 590.3 (3%)     max: 599.649 Seconds
min: 510.678     avg: 540.9     median: 534.5 (2%)     max: 579 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
135140 MIPS (64%)
min: 108410     avg: 122472     median: 114285 (54%)     max: 152910 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
76640 MFLOPS (59%)
min: 84000     avg: 86805     median: 86110 (66%)     max: 91000 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
7.7 points (99%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
18979 Points (32%)
min: 24227     avg: 24813.8     median: 24877 (42%)     max: 25454 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
8347 points (45%)
min: 6643     avg: 8381.9     median: 8490 (46%)     max: 9521 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
40612 Points (26%)
min: 43074     avg: 46857.8     median: 46272 (30%)     max: 50108 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
40606 Points (47%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
5270 Points (13%)
min: 6255     avg: 6851.7     median: 6751.5 (17%)     max: 7467 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
8243 Points (30%)
min: 8836     avg: 9535.6     median: 9567 (35%)     max: 10157 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
7125 Points (57%)
min: 8144     avg: 8309.5     median: 8309.5 (67%)     max: 8475 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
7755 Points (70%)
min: 7236     avg: 7519.5     median: 7519.5 (68%)     max: 7803 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
12429 Points (36%)
min: 12985     avg: 13573     median: 13573 (39%)     max: 14161 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
10723 Points (33%)
min: 11736     avg: 12222.5     median: 12222.5 (38%)     max: 12709 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
10366 Points (40%)
min: 10913     avg: 11362.5     median: 11362.5 (43%)     max: 11812 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
4469 ms (8%)
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
258.2 ms (3%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4750HQ → 100%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4900MQ → 109%

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