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Intel Core i7-4710MQ

Intel 4710MQ

The Intel Core i7-4710MQ 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).

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 i7-4710MQ is slightly above a similarly clocked Ivy Bridge processor due to the architectural improvements. As a result, overall performance is similar to the Ivy Bridge based Core i7-3820QM (if the Turbo headroom is utilized completely). Even extremly demanding software or multitasking will be handled easily.

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 offers 20 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 400 MHz up to 1150 MHz with Turbo Boost, making it about 30 % faster than the HD 4000.

The i7-4710MQ 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 compare3.1 - 4 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4930MX compare3 - 3.9 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4980HQ compare2.8 - 4 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4910MQ compare2.9 - 3.9 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4900MQ compare2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores8 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4960HQ compare2.6 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4810MQ compare2.8 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4870HQ compare2.5 - 3.7 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4800MQ compare2.7 - 3.7 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4950HQ compare2.4 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4860HQ compare2.4 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4720HQ compare2.6 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4850HQ compare2.3 - 3.5 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4710HQ compare2.5 - 3.5 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4710MQ « 2.5 - 3.5 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4770HQ compare2.2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4700HQ compare2.4 - 3.4 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4700MQ compare2.4 - 3.4 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4760HQ compare2.1 - 3.3 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4722HQ compare2.4 - 3.4 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4712HQ compare2.3 - 3.3 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4712MQ compare2.3 - 3.3 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4750HQ compare2 - 3.2 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4702HQ compare2.2 - 3.2 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4702MQ compare2.2 - 3.2 GHz4 / 8 cores6 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4610M compare3 - 3.7 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4600M compare2.9 - 3.6 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4578U compare3 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4558U compare2.8 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4600U compare2.1 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4650U compare1.7 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4510U compare2 - 3.1 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4500U compare1.8 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4550U compare1.5 - 3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Intel Core i7-4610Y compare1.7 - 2.9 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Clock Rate2500 - 3500 MHz
Level 1 Cache256 KB
Level 2 Cache1 MB
Level 3 Cache6 MB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 8
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)47 Watt
Transistor Count1400 Million
Manufacturing Technology22 nm
Die Size177 mm2
Max. Temperature100 °C
SocketrPGA
FeaturesHD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz), DDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
GPUIntel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1150 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Architecturex86
Starting Price$378 U.S.
Announcement Date04/14/2014
Product Link (external)ark.intel.com

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 599     avg: 635     median: 645 (4%)     max: 657 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 119     avg: 131.9     median: 135 (41%)     max: 137 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 6.52     avg: 6.9     median: 7 (9%)     max: 7.17 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 1.35     avg: 1.5     median: 1.5 (38%)     max: 1.55 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 4820     avg: 4976     median: 4962.5 (30%)     max: 5125 points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 16637     avg: 18616     median: 18961.5 (14%)     max: 19450 points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
min: 24653     avg: 24774     median: 24773.5 (17%)     max: 24894 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
min: 6511     avg: 6573     median: 6573 (8%)     max: 6635 Points
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 6810     avg: 6831     median: 6830.5 (15%)     max: 6851 Points
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
min: 21613     avg: 23478     median: 24374 (21%)     max: 24446 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 6469     avg: 7668     median: 7979 (22%)     max: 8139 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 40125     avg: 42858     median: 43424 (35%)     max: 44799 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 5865     avg: 6475     median: 6577 (17%)     max: 6889 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 8299     avg: 9017     median: 9219 (16%)     max: 9381 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 1991     avg: 2002     median: 2002 (2%)     max: 2013 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 84     avg: 88.7     median: 88.7 (1%)     max: 93.3 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 15924     avg: 16285     median: 16285 (15%)     max: 16646 Points
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