Intel Core i7-4810MQ vs Intel Core i7-4870HQ

Intel Core i7-4810MQ

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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 i7-4870HQ

► remove Intel 4870HQ

The Intel Core i7-4870HQ is a high-end quad-core processor for laptops launched in Q3 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 2.5 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). 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 i7-4860HQ, the 4870HQ is clocked just 100 MHz higher and therefore only slightly faster. Overall, the performance is similar to the Ivy Bridge-based Core i7-3920XM. 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 i7-4870HQ 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.

Intel Core i7-4810MQIntel Core i7-4870HQ
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 i7-4810MQ2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4870HQ2500 - 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 i7-4702HQ (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 i7-4900MQ (compare)2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 88 MB
Intel Core i7-4960HQ (compare)2600 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-4810MQ2800 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
» Intel Core i7-4870HQ2500 - 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 i7-4702HQ (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
2800 - 3800 MHz2500 - 3700 MHz
256 KB256 KB
1 MB1 MB
6 MB6 MB
4 / 84 / 8
47 47
1400 1700
22 22
177 mm2260 mm2
100 °C100 °C
rPGAFCBGA1364
HD 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 Iris Pro Graphics 5200 (200 - 1200 MHz)
$378 U.S.$434 U.S.
Intel Core i7 4810MQIntel Core i7 4870HQ

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 623     avg: 650.3     median: 647 (15%)     max: 696 Points
min: 589     avg: 629.1     median: 621 (14%)     max: 709 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 145     avg: 147.6     median: 148 (68%)     max: 151 Points
min: 141     avg: 142.9     median: 143 (66%)     max: 145 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 6     avg: 7     median: 7 (16%)     max: 7 Points
min: 6     avg: 6.8     median: 6 (14%)     max: 7 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
1.7 Points (84%)
1.6 Points (81%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 5430     avg: 5445     median: 5445 (60%)     max: 5460 Points
min: 5242     avg: 5300     median: 5300 (58%)     max: 5358 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 18564     avg: 19147.5     median: 19147 (29%)     max: 19731 Points
min: 17747     avg: 19078.5     median: 19078 (29%)     max: 20410 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 23921     avg: 24926     median: 24926 (33%)     max: 25931 Points
23488 Points (31%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 6954     avg: 7058.5     median: 7058 (68%)     max: 7163 Points
7044 Points (68%)
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
min: 270     avg: 326.2     median: 326 (4%)     max: 382 seconds
384.8 seconds (5%)
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
min: 7     avg: 9.9     median: 9 (2%)     max: 12 seconds
10.6 seconds (2%)
WinRAR - Result
min: 3054     avg: 3466.5     median: 3466 (41%)     max: 3879 KB/s
7031 KB/s (83%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
38.3 fps (1%)
min: 37     avg: 39.5     median: 39 (1%)     max: 42 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
146 fps (54%)
min: 169     avg: 170     median: 169 (63%)     max: 170 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.3 GB/s (17%)
0.4 GB/s (19%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.6 GB/s (20%)
0.7 GB/s (22%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
3.7 GB/s (19%)
4.2 GB/s (21%)
3DMark 06 - CPU
7049 Points (47%)
min: 6095     avg: 6621.5     median: 6621 (44%)     max: 7148 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 9     avg: 10.9     median: 10 (2%)     max: 12 Seconds
9.9 Seconds (2%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 22     avg: 22.6     median: 22 (1%)     max: 23 Seconds
22.3 Seconds (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 522     avg: 546.7     median: 546 (2%)     max: 571 Seconds
502 Seconds (2%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
min: 107890     avg: 126580     median: 126580 (60%)     max: 145270 MIPS
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
min: 79690     avg: 79945     median: 79945 (61%)     max: 80200 MFLOPS
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
7.7 points (109%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
min: 22292     avg: 23470.2     median: 23348 (33%)     max: 24893 Points
min: 21158     avg: 22752     median: 21785 (30%)     max: 25313 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 7507     avg: 8043.4     median: 8012 (41%)     max: 8498 points
min: 7485     avg: 8783     median: 8737 (45%)     max: 9690 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 42114     avg: 45670.3     median: 46717 (30%)     max: 48857 Points
min: 43477     avg: 46195.3     median: 46655 (30%)     max: 49667 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
46505 Points (55%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
53710 Points (62%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 6064     avg: 6571.6     median: 6426 (16%)     max: 7231 Points
min: 5510     avg: 6392.1     median: 6543 (17%)     max: 6992 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 8331     avg: 9149.6     median: 9175 (28%)     max: 10087 Points
min: 8053     avg: 9136.6     median: 9452 (29%)     max: 9885 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
min: 8714     avg: 8744     median: 8744 (71%)     max: 8774 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
min: 8038     avg: 8082.5     median: 8082 (73%)     max: 8127 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
min: 12740     avg: 13181.5     median: 13181 (23%)     max: 13623 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
min: 11277     avg: 11803     median: 11803 (20%)     max: 12329 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
min: 10908     avg: 11235     median: 11235 (26%)     max: 11562 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
11663 Points (14%)
min: 12595     avg: 12609.5     median: 12609 (16%)     max: 12624 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
3506 Points (72%)
min: 3407     avg: 3414.5     median: 3414 (70%)     max: 3422 Points
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
13332 Points (35%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
3603 Points (73%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
1666.1 ms (3%)
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
114.5 ms (1%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
27664 Points (53%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4810MQ → 100%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4870HQ → 104%

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