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Intel Core i7-4710HQ

Intel 4710HQ

The Intel Core i7-4710HQ 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).

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. Furthermore, new features like AVX2 and FMA should increase the performance in future applications.

Performance

The performance of the Core i7-4710HQ is similar to the Core i7-4850HQ or the Ivy Bridge-based i7-3820QM. 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 1200 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it about 30 % faster than the HD 4000.

Power Consumption

The i7-4710HQ 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.

SeriesIntel Core i7
CodenameHaswell
Series: 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 i7-4810MQ (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 i7-4710HQ2500 - 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
Clock Rate2500 - 3500 MHz
Level 1 Cache256 KB
Level 2 Cache1 MB
Level 3 Cache6 MB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 8
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)47 Watt
Transistor Count1400 Million
Manufacturing Technology22 nm
Die Size177 mm2
Max. Temperature100 °C
SocketFCBGA1364
FeaturesHD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1200 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
GPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1200 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Starting Price$378 U.S.
Announcement Date04/14/2014
Product Link (external)Intel Core i7 4710HQ

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 499     avg: 611.1     median: 646 (30%)     max: 661 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 116     avg: 133.2     median: 135 (69%)     max: 140 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 4.59     avg: 6.7     median: 7 (29%)     max: 7.22 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 1.29     avg: 1.5     median: 1.5 (69%)     max: 1.56 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 4618     avg: 4982.9     median: 5008 (63%)     max: 5171 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 14533     avg: 18012.5     median: 19044 (38%)     max: 19521 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 17829     avg: 22377.2     median: 23773 (58%)     max: 25104 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 5185     avg: 6515.7     median: 6645 (54%)     max: 6809 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
min: 237.394     avg: 278.6     median: 262.6 (3%)     max: 320.728 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
min: 7.453     avg: 7.7     median: 7.8 (2%)     max: 8.012 seconds
WinRAR - Result
min: 3693     avg: 4231.8     median: 4323.5 (51%)     max: 4587 KB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
min: 12.99     avg: 34.7     median: 37.9 (22%)     max: 40.1 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
min: 51.41     avg: 134.8     median: 149.9 (64%)     max: 153.12 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
min: 0.344     avg: 0.4     median: 0.4 (21%)     max: 0.541 GB/s
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
min: 0.6     avg: 0.6     median: 0.6 (30%)     max: 0.628 GB/s
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
min: 3     avg: 3.8     median: 3.9 (32%)     max: 3.9 GB/s
3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 5494     avg: 6682.2     median: 6980.5 (55%)     max: 7129 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 10.5     avg: 10.7     median: 10.7 (2%)     max: 11.209 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 24.016     avg: 24.4     median: 24.3 (1%)     max: 25.287 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 553.816     avg: 567.6     median: 562.2 (2%)     max: 587.266 Seconds
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
min: 19149     avg: 22560.9     median: 23904 (44%)     max: 24195 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 6038     avg: 7339.8     median: 7491 (46%)     max: 8388 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 30628     avg: 40963.7     median: 42879.5 (28%)     max: 45662 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
min: 32422     avg: 39519.3     median: 42771 (62%)     max: 43365 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
min: 44331     avg: 44689     median: 44689 (65%)     max: 45047 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 4736     avg: 6023     median: 6373.5 (16%)     max: 6672 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 6504     avg: 8578.6     median: 9083 (40%)     max: 9375 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 11275     avg: 12027.8     median: 12231 (39%)     max: 12374 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 2942     avg: 3185.5     median: 3249 (70%)     max: 3302 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 1274.3     avg: 1941.3     median: 1997.4 (3%)     max: 2090 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
min: 82.8     avg: 93.1     median: 86.1 (2%)     max: 154.7 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 14810     avg: 17358.9     median: 16503 (34%)     max: 29193 Points
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