Intel Core i7 4700MQ 

Released June, 2013
  • 2.4 GHz
  • Quad core
7.6 Out of 10

The Intel Core i7 4700MQ is a high-end processor for laptops, based on the Haswell technology, which is the successor of the Ivy Bridge technology, providing improved performance to both the GPU and the CPU, while also improving on the Hyperthreading capabilities of the processor. Its four cores are clocked at 2.4GHz, but they can be overclocked through Turbo Boost to 3.2GHz. Also- new features like AVX2 and FMA have been added, which boost the performance even more. The 4700MQ also includes an integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600, which has been tested to be up to thirty percent faster than the older Intel HD Graphics 4000.

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CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Core i7 4700MQ among laptop CPUs (over 15W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Core i7 4700MQ
8.8
A10 5750M
7.0
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Core i7 4700MQ
8.9
A10 5750M
7.0
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Core i7 4700MQ
7.8
A10 5750M
6.8
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Core i7 4700MQ
7.9
A10 5750M
7.7
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Core i7 4700MQ
6.0
A10 5750M
6.5
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Core i7 4700MQ
5.3
A10 5750M
5.8
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

7.6

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Core i7 4700MQ
7.6
A10 5750M
7.1

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Core i7 4700MQ

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4700MQ
14.48 mHash/s
A10 5750M
58.66 mHash/s
Core i7 4700HQ
7.55 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4700MQ
0.93 fps
Core i7 4700HQ
1.46 fps
A10 5750M
0.62 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i7 4700MQ
2,902
A10 5750M
2,734

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i7 4700MQ
3,390
A10 5750M
2,732

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i7 4700MQ
6,522
A10 5750M
3,700

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4700MQ
11,060
A10 5750M
4,437

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4700MQ
2,941
A10 5750M
1,699

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4700MQ
3,830,000 MB/s
A10 5750M
1,910,000 MB/s
Core i7 4700HQ
3,870,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz
Cores Quad core
Is unlocked No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing No
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. AES
  3. SSE
  4. SSE2
  5. SSE4.1
  6. SSE3
  7. Supplemental SSE3
  8. SSE4.2
  9. AVX 2.0
  10. AVX
  11. SSE4
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 47W
Annual home energy cost 11.32 $/year
Performance per watt 16.94 pt/W
Typical power consumption 38.19W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 8 threads
L2 cache 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm
Max CPUs 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.74 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.74 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported 3
GPU clock speed 400 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3L-1600
  2. DDR3L-1333
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s
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Comments

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Despite tt1's bad grammar he is indeed correct. This CPU will not limit bf4 which is a mostly GPU intensive game.
You've misspelled "dumbass", dumbass. It was a nice try however...
They do, VMware Workstation works flawlessly on my 4700MQ laptop.
Are you sure? 4980/4800MQ supports VT-d. Checkout i7 4700eq (embedded) it supports vt-d. Having the USB 3.0 hub over vm using vt-d would be awesome. Or offloading a dedicated gpu to windows vm for games under linux.
Thats the gpu dumess, this cpu would be an overkill for bf4 .
Yes, it can. But it depends how you like your graphics/FPS ratio. I can play Battlefield 4 on it, but I have to turn the graphics down to almost nothing to get 60 fps.
MQ don't have Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
can this processor still run games well today
Should be fixed up now, thanks Adrian
6,896.56 points on 3D Mark 06 :O It's normal ? O_o
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