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Front view of Intel Core i7 4870HQ

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Much better performance per watt 23.8 pt/W vs 10.41 pt/W More than 2.2x better performance per watt
Significantly lower typical power consumption 38.19W vs 68.25W Around 45% lower typical power consumption
Better CompuBench 1.5 video composition score 15.18 fps vs 10.2 fps Around 50% better CompuBench 1.5 video composition score
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 11.32 $/year vs 20.24 $/year Around 45% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 41.17 $/year vs 73.58 $/year Around 45% lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer Jul, 2014 vs Jun, 2013 Release date over 1 years later
Front view of Intel Core i7 4770

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Significantly higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.5 GHz More than 35% higher clock speed
Slightly higher turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz vs 3.7 GHz More than 5% higher turbo clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 3.12 pt/$ vs 2.58 pt/$ More than 20% better performance per dollar
Higher GPU clock speed 350 MHz vs 200 MHz 75% higher GPU clock speed
Slightly more l3 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB Around 35% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 13,342 vs 12,605 More than 5% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Slightly better geekbench 3 single core score 3,514 vs 3,330 More than 5% better geekbench 3 single core score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.01 GHz vs 2.5 GHz More than 60% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.85 GHz vs 3.65 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Air)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 4870HQ vs 4770

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4870HQ
30.61 mHash/s
Core i7 4770
11.75 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4870HQ
394.46 fps
Core i7 4770
189.82 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4770
1.65 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4870HQ
4,400,000 MB/s
Core i7 4770
4,500,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 4870HQ  vs
4770 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.7 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA3
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 47W 84W
Annual home energy cost 11.32 $/year 20.24 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 41.17 $/year 73.58 $/year
Performance per watt 23.8 pt/W 10.41 pt/W
Typical power consumption 38.19W 68.25W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 4870HQ  vs
4770 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.65 GHz 3.85 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.5 GHz 4.01 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.65 GHz 3.85 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 5200 Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 200 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz 1,200 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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