Intel Core i7-4810MQ vs Intel Core i7-4800MQ vs Intel Core i7-4860HQ

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 i7-4800MQ

► remove Intel 4800MQ

The Intel Core i7-4800MQ 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 2.7 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.5 GHz (for 4 active cores), 3.6 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 3.7 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 performance has been improved slightly compared to Ivy Bridge. Therefore, the 4800MQ is about 10 % faster than the former i7-3740QM.

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 i7-4800MQ 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 i7-4860HQ

► remove Intel 4860HQ

The Intel Core i7-4860HQ is a high-end quad-core processor for laptops 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 2.4 GHz but can dynamically increase clock rates with Turbo Boost up to 3.4 GHz (for 4 active cores), 3.5 GHz (for 2 active cores) and 3.6 GHz (for 1 active core). The 2C/4C Turbo clocks have not been confirmed yet. A noteworthy feature is the fast integrated graphics unit (GT3e) with eDRAM memory (128 MB, 77 mm², on-package, 102 GB/s).

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 i7-4850HQ, the 4860HQ is clocked just 100 MHz higher and therefore only slightly faster. Overall, the performance is similar to the Ivy Bridge-based Core i7-3840QM. Even extremly demanding software or multitasking will be handled easily.

Graphics

The integrated Iris Pro Graphics 5200 GPU offers 40 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 200 - 1200 MHz (Turbo clock not confirmed yet), making it significantly faster than the HD 4000 or HD 4600. The additional eDRAM memory further improves performance. As a result, the HD 5200 competes with dedicated mid-range graphics cards like the GeForce GT 740M.

Power Consumption

The i7-4860HQ is rated at a TDP of 47 W including the integrated graphics card, memory controller and VRMs.  Therefore, the CPU is best suited for laptops 15-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 4600 (400 - 1300 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro, AES-NIIris Pro Graphics 5200 (200 - 1200 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 4600 (400 - 1300 MHz)Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 (200 - 1200 MHz)
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Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 623     avg: 650     median: 647 (15%)     max: 696 Points
min: 529     avg: 648     median: 663 (15%)     max: 684 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 145     avg: 148     median: 148 (68%)     max: 151 Points
min: 137     avg: 141     median: 142 (65%)     max: 145 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 6.66     avg: 7     median: 7 (18%)     max: 7.5 Points
min: 5.49     avg: 7.1     median: 7.2 (19%)     max: 7.61 Points
6.9 Points (18%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 1.64     avg: 1.7     median: 1.7 (68%)     max: 1.68 Points
min: 1.55     avg: 1.6     median: 1.6 (66%)     max: 1.68 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 5430     avg: 5445     median: 5445 (56%)     max: 5460 Points
min: 5009     avg: 5210     median: 5233 (54%)     max: 5428 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 18564     avg: 19148     median: 19147.5 (32%)     max: 19731 Points
min: 15633     avg: 19353     median: 20089 (34%)     max: 20736 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 23921     avg: 24926     median: 24926 (33%)     max: 25931 Points
min: 21426     avg: 25633     median: 26343 (35%)     max: 27104 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 6954     avg: 7059     median: 7058.5 (66%)     max: 7163 Points
min: 6602     avg: 6993     median: 7052 (66%)     max: 7270 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
min: 270     avg: 326     median: 326.1 (4%)     max: 382.292 seconds
min: 224.985     avg: 253     median: 245.6 (3%)     max: 286.7 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
min: 7.64     avg: 9.9     median: 9.9 (2%)     max: 12.217 seconds
min: 6.955     avg: 8     median: 7.7 (2%)     max: 9.7 seconds
WinRAR - Result
min: 3054     avg: 3467     median: 3466.5 (41%)     max: 3879 KB/s
min: 4431     avg: 4589     median: 4473 (52%)     max: 4862 KB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
38.3 fps (24%)
min: 34.6     avg: 39.9     median: 41.5 (26%)     max: 42 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
146 fps (52%)
min: 143.2     avg: 157     median: 160.1 (57%)     max: 163 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.3 GB/s (17%)
min: 0.313     avg: 0.4     median: 0.4 (20%)     max: 0.424 GB/s
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.6 GB/s (0%)
min: 0.522     avg: 0.6     median: 0.6 (0%)     max: 0.723 GB/s
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
3.7 GB/s (19%)
min: 3.3     avg: 4     median: 4.1 (21%)     max: 4.4 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU
7049 Points (47%)
min: 5411     avg: 7049     median: 7265 (49%)     max: 7585 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 9.86     avg: 10.9     median: 10.9 (2%)     max: 12 Seconds
min: 9.86     avg: 10.2     median: 10 (2%)     max: 11.148 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 22.261     avg: 22.6     median: 22.6 (1%)     max: 23 Seconds
min: 22.61     avg: 23.3     median: 23.1 (1%)     max: 24.982 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 522.32     avg: 547     median: 546.7 (2%)     max: 571 Seconds
min: 523.414     avg: 536     median: 535 (2%)     max: 552.272 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
min: 107890     avg: 126580     median: 126580 (60%)     max: 145270 MIPS
min: 152.56     avg: 92658     median: 103935 (49%)     max: 162610 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
min: 79690     avg: 79945     median: 79945 (61%)     max: 80200 MFLOPS
min: 86.67     avg: 63357     median: 81295 (62%)     max: 90750 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
min: 7.6     avg: 7.7     median: 7.7 (98%)     max: 7.7 points
min: 7.4     avg: 7.6     median: 7.7 (99%)     max: 7.8 points
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
min: 22292     avg: 23470     median: 23348 (33%)     max: 24893 Points
min: 19618     avg: 23880     median: 24234 (34%)     max: 25503 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 7507     avg: 8043     median: 8012 (39%)     max: 8498 points
min: 6888     avg: 7843     median: 7896 (39%)     max: 9169 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 42114     avg: 45670     median: 46717 (30%)     max: 48857 Points
min: 33398     avg: 44630     median: 46157 (30%)     max: 48964 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
min: 36993     avg: 44305     median: 46378.5 (55%)     max: 47470 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
min: 47915     avg: 48106     median: 48105.5 (56%)     max: 48296 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 6064     avg: 6572     median: 6426 (16%)     max: 7231 Points
min: 5427     avg: 6590     median: 6686 (17%)     max: 7326 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 8331     avg: 9150     median: 9175 (31%)     max: 10087 Points
min: 7609     avg: 9333     median: 9544 (33%)     max: 10005 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
min: 8714     avg: 8744     median: 8744 (71%)     max: 8774 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
min: 8038     avg: 8083     median: 8082.5 (73%)     max: 8127 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
min: 12740     avg: 13182     median: 13181.5 (26%)     max: 13623 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
min: 11277     avg: 11803     median: 11803 (24%)     max: 12329 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
min: 10908     avg: 11235     median: 11235 (29%)     max: 11562 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
11663 Points (21%)
12753 Points (23%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
3506 Points (73%)
3355 Points (70%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4810MQ → 100%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4800MQ → 103%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4860HQ → 98%

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)