Intel Core i7-4810MQ vs Intel Core i7-4500U vs Intel Core i7-4930MX

Intel Core i7-4810MQ

► remove Intel 4810MQ

The Intel Core i7-4810MQ 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 2.8 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).

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 i7-4800MQ, the 4810MQ is clocked just 100 MHz higher and therefore only slightly faster. Overall, the performance is almost similar to the Core i7-4900MQ. 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 i7-4810MQ 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 i7-4500U

► 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 i7-4930MX

► remove Intel 4930MX

The Intel Core i7-4930MX is a high-end quad-core processor for laptops and successor of the i7-3940XM. It is based on the Haswell architecture and was launched in Q2/2013. 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 3.0 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). Furthermore, the Extreme CPUs offer an unlocked multiplicator for easy overclocking.

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.

Due to these changes, the performance per clock has been improved by about 10 percent compared to Ivy Bridge. Therefore, the 4930MX is almost 10 % faster than the former i7-3940XM.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 400 MHz up to 1350 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it about 30 % faster than the HD 4000.

The i7-4930MX is rated at a TDP of 57 W including graphics card, memory controller and VRMs.  Therefore, the CPU is only suited for laptops 17-inches or greater.

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: 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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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 - 1350 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro, AES-NI
iGPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1300 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4400 (200 - 1100 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1350 MHz)
$378 U.S.$1096 U.S.
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Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 623     avg: 650.3     median: 647 (15%)     max: 696 Points
min: 166     avg: 250.7     median: 260 (6%)     max: 274 Points
736 Points (17%)
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 145     avg: 147.6     median: 148 (68%)     max: 151 Points
min: 72     avg: 113     median: 116 (53%)     max: 120 Points
150 Points (69%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 6     avg: 7     median: 7 (16%)     max: 7 Points
min: 1     avg: 2.7     median: 2 (5%)     max: 2 Points
min: 6     avg: 7.5     median: 7 (16%)     max: 7 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
1.7 Points (84%)
min: 0     avg: 1.3     median: 1 (50%)     max: 1 Points
1.7 Points (87%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 5430     avg: 5445     median: 5445 (56%)     max: 5460 Points
min: 3923     avg: 4316     median: 4343 (45%)     max: 4451 Points
min: 5508     avg: 5646     median: 5635 (58%)     max: 5778 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 18564     avg: 19147.5     median: 19147 (29%)     max: 19731 Points
min: 6843     avg: 8530.3     median: 8700 (13%)     max: 9095 Points
min: 20341     avg: 20851.8     median: 20812 (32%)     max: 21587 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 23921     avg: 24926     median: 24926 (33%)     max: 25931 Points
min: 8643     avg: 11041.9     median: 11256 (15%)     max: 11827 Points
min: 25287     avg: 26970.8     median: 27077 (36%)     max: 28334 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 6954     avg: 7058.5     median: 7058 (68%)     max: 7163 Points
min: 5284     avg: 5707.2     median: 5764 (56%)     max: 5897 Points
min: 7320     avg: 7543     median: 7491 (72%)     max: 7854 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
min: 270     avg: 326.2     median: 326 (4%)     max: 382 seconds
min: 566     avg: 645.5     median: 629 (7%)     max: 745 seconds
min: 212     avg: 227     median: 223 (3%)     max: 240 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
min: 7     avg: 9.9     median: 9 (2%)     max: 12 seconds
min: 17     avg: 19.8     median: 19 (4%)     max: 23 seconds
min: 6     avg: 7.3     median: 7 (1%)     max: 7 seconds
WinRAR - Result
min: 3054     avg: 3466.5     median: 3466 (41%)     max: 3879 KB/s
min: 2143     avg: 2677.7     median: 2473 (29%)     max: 3536 KB/s
min: 3377     avg: 4714.3     median: 4984 (59%)     max: 5511 KB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
38.3 fps (21%)
min: 14     avg: 16.2     median: 16 (9%)     max: 17 fps
min: 41     avg: 42.7     median: 42 (24%)     max: 44 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
146 fps (54%)
min: 75     avg: 88.9     median: 90 (33%)     max: 92 fps
min: 162     avg: 165.6     median: 164 (61%)     max: 171 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.3 GB/s (17%)
0.1 GB/s (7%)
0.4 GB/s (19%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.6 GB/s (20%)
0.3 GB/s (8%)
0.7 GB/s (22%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
3.7 GB/s (19%)
1.6 GB/s (8%)
min: 3     avg: 4     median: 4 (20%)     max: 4 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU
7049 Points (47%)
min: 2464     avg: 3240.5     median: 3494 (23%)     max: 3644 Points
min: 6647     avg: 7365.2     median: 7456 (50%)     max: 7838 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 9     avg: 10.9     median: 10 (2%)     max: 12 Seconds
min: 12     avg: 13.3     median: 12 (3%)     max: 20 Seconds
9.4 Seconds (2%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 22     avg: 22.6     median: 22 (1%)     max: 23 Seconds
min: 27     avg: 31     median: 28 (1%)     max: 58 Seconds
min: 20     avg: 21.2     median: 21 (1%)     max: 21 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 522     avg: 546.7     median: 546 (2%)     max: 571 Seconds
min: 631     avg: 654.3     median: 646 (3%)     max: 761 Seconds
min: 502     avg: 517.8     median: 512 (2%)     max: 535 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
min: 107890     avg: 126580     median: 126580 (60%)     max: 145270 MIPS
min: 46370     avg: 53817.5     median: 53680 (25%)     max: 61540 MIPS
min: 154750     avg: 155190     median: 155190 (74%)     max: 155630 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
min: 79690     avg: 79945     median: 79945 (61%)     max: 80200 MFLOPS
min: 33000     avg: 34315     median: 34725 (27%)     max: 34810 MFLOPS
min: 83100     avg: 84050     median: 84050 (64%)     max: 85000 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
7.7 points (109%)
7.1 points (101%)
7.7 points (109%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
min: 22292     avg: 23470.2     median: 23348 (33%)     max: 24893 Points
min: 6321     avg: 8883.6     median: 9621 (13%)     max: 10014 Points
min: 23676     avg: 25467.7     median: 25519 (36%)     max: 26905 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 7507     avg: 8043.4     median: 8012 (41%)     max: 8498 points
min: 2453     avg: 3480.6     median: 3555 (18%)     max: 4132 points
min: 7943     avg: 8825     median: 8727 (45%)     max: 9541 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 42114     avg: 45670.3     median: 46717 (30%)     max: 48857 Points
min: 21459     avg: 30211     median: 31596 (20%)     max: 33878 Points
min: 45810     avg: 47214     median: 47118 (30%)     max: 49005 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
min: 30836     avg: 32801     median: 33273 (40%)     max: 34294 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
min: 33510     avg: 34136.5     median: 34136 (39%)     max: 34763 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 6064     avg: 6571.6     median: 6426 (16%)     max: 7231 Points
min: 1987     avg: 2593.8     median: 2727 (7%)     max: 2861 Points
min: 6672     avg: 6918.8     median: 6842 (17%)     max: 7240 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 8331     avg: 9149.6     median: 9175 (28%)     max: 10087 Points
min: 2155     avg: 3628.6     median: 3910 (12%)     max: 4056 Points
min: 8979     avg: 9602.5     median: 9668 (30%)     max: 10099 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
min: 8714     avg: 8744     median: 8744 (71%)     max: 8774 Points
7684 Points (62%)
8877 Points (72%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
min: 8038     avg: 8082.5     median: 8082 (73%)     max: 8127 Points
6872 Points (62%)
8313 Points (75%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
min: 12740     avg: 13181.5     median: 13181 (23%)     max: 13623 Points
6390 Points (11%)
13849 Points (24%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
min: 11277     avg: 11803     median: 11803 (20%)     max: 12329 Points
5718 Points (10%)
12532 Points (22%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
min: 10908     avg: 11235     median: 11235 (26%)     max: 11562 Points
6380 Points (15%)
11783 Points (27%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
11663 Points (14%)
min: 5225     avg: 5369     median: 5348 (7%)     max: 5534 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
3506 Points (72%)
min: 2659     avg: 2753.7     median: 2751 (56%)     max: 2851 Points

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4810MQ → 100%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4500U → 66%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4930MX → 107%

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