CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4980HQ vs 4860EQ 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

8.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 4980HQ 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 4980HQ

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 4980HQ vs 4860EQ

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4980HQ
23.86 mHash/s
Core i7 4860EQ
25.73 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i7 4980HQ
16.75 mPixels/s
Core i7 4860EQ
11.8 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4980HQ
276.32 fps
Core i7 4860EQ
143.21 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4980HQ
1.5 fps
Core i7 4860EQ
1.1 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (Video composition) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 4980HQ
12.4 fps
Core i7 4860EQ
14.26 fps

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 4980HQ  vs
4860EQ 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 1.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4 GHz 3.2 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
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 28.81 pt/W 5.02 pt/W
Typical power consumption 38.19W 38.19W

bus

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

details

Core i7 4980HQ  vs
4860EQ 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
Manufacture process 22 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.86 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.86 GHz 1.8 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 5200 Intel® Iris™ Pro graphics 5200
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 200 MHz 750 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,300 MHz 1,000 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
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