CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4900MQ vs 4700MQ among laptop CPUs (over 15W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 4900MQ 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 4900MQ  based on its performance, single-core performance and value.

See full details

Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Intel Core i7 4900MQ

CPUBoss Winner
Front view of Intel Core i7 4900MQ

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 4900MQ

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 4900MQ

Report a correction
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz vs 3.4 GHz More than 10% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly 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
Higher clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Significantly better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 12,120 vs 10,717 Around 15% better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Better turbo clock speed 1,300 MHz vs 1,150 MHz Around 15% better turbo clock speed
Significantly more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Better CompuBench 1.5 T-Rex score 1.47 fps vs 0.93 fps Around 60% better CompuBench 1.5 T-Rex score
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 12,748 vs 11,060 More than 15% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Better geekbench 2 (64-bit) score 12,269 vs 11,828 Around 5% better geekbench 2 (64-bit) score
Better fire strike score 790 vs 753 Around 5% better fire strike score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.13 GHz vs 3.74 GHz More than 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better geekbench 3 AES single core score 4,375,000 MB/s vs 3,830,000 MB/s Around 15% better geekbench 3 AES single core score
Front view of Intel Core i7 4700MQ

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 4700MQ

Report a correction
Newer Jun, 2013 vs Apr, 2013 Release date 3 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 4900MQ vs 4700MQ

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4900MQ
11.56 mHash/s
Core i7 4700MQ
14.48 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i7 4900MQ
11.14 mPixels/s
Core i7 4700MQ
14.99 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4900MQ
1.47 fps
Core i7 4700MQ
0.93 fps

Cloud Gate 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 4900MQ
4,375,000 MB/s
Core i7 4700MQ
3,830,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 4900MQ  vs
4700MQ 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 47W 47W
Annual home energy cost 11.32 $/year 11.32 $/year
Performance per watt 22.9 pt/W 16.94 pt/W
Typical power consumption 38.19W 38.19W

bus

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

details

Core i7 4900MQ  vs
4700MQ 
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 8 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.13 GHz 3.74 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.13 GHz 3.74 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 400 MHz 400 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,300 MHz 1,150 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3L-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Intel Core i7 4900MQ
Report a correction
Intel Core i7 4700MQ
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus