Intel Core i7 4980HQ 

Released July, 2014
  • 2.8 GHz
  • Quad core

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Core i7 4980HQ

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4980HQ
23.86 mHash/s
Core i7 4710HQ
15.16 mHash/s
Core i7 4870HQ
30.61 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i7 4980HQ
16.75 mPixels/s
Core i7 4710HQ
15.5 mPixels/s
Core i7 4870HQ
17.75 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4980HQ
1.5 fps
Core i7 4710HQ
1.21 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4980HQ

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4980HQ

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4980HQ
4,780,000 MB/s
Core i7 4710HQ
3,830,000 MB/s
Core i7 4870HQ
4,400,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i7 4980HQ

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i7 4980HQ

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Clock speed 2.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4 GHz
Cores Quad core
Is unlocked No


Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes
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

Annual home energy cost 11.32 $/year
Performance per watt 28.81 pt/W
Typical power consumption 38.19W


Architecture DMI 2.0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s


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


Overclocked clock speed 3.86 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.86 GHz

integrated graphics

Label Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 5200
Number of displays supported 3
GPU clock speed 200 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,300 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type DDR3
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC No
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB
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