CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6700K vs 4900MQ among all CPUs

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

8.6

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 6700K 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 6700K  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 6700K

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Significantly higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 2.8 GHz Around 45% higher clock speed
Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score 17,169 vs 12,120 More than 40% better geekbench 2 (32-bit) score
Higher turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz vs 3.8 GHz More than 10% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly better CompuBench 1.5 bitcoin mining score 34.87 mHash/s vs 11.56 mHash/s More than 3x better CompuBench 1.5 bitcoin mining score
Better 3DMark06 CPU score 80.5 vs 65.6 Around 25% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Apr, 2013 Release date over 2 years later
Better PassMark (Single core) score 2,349 vs 2,081 Around 15% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 17,588 vs 12,748 Around 40% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.76 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 70% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
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Much higher Maximum operating temperature 100 °C vs 64 °C More than 55% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much better performance per watt 21.65 pt/W vs 3.48 pt/W Around 6.2x better performance per watt
Significantly better turbo clock speed 1,300 MHz vs 1,150 MHz Around 15% better turbo clock speed
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Lower typical power consumption 38.19W vs 73.94W Around 50% lower typical power consumption
Better performance per dollar 1.82 pt/$ vs 1.09 pt/$ More than 65% better performance per dollar
Higher GPU clock speed 400 MHz vs 350 MHz Around 15% higher GPU clock speed
Lower annual home energy cost 11.32 $/year vs 21.92 $/year Around 50% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 41.17 $/year vs 79.72 $/year Around 50% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 6700K vs 4900MQ

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700K
34.87 mHash/s
Core i7 4900MQ
11.56 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i7 6700K
28.2 mPixels/s
Core i7 4900MQ
11.14 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700K
1.64 fps
Core i7 4900MQ
1.47 fps

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 6700K
6,010 MB/s
Core i7 4900MQ
4,375,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 6700K  vs
4900MQ 
Clock speed 4 GHz 2.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz 3.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked Yes No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No 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 91W 47W
Annual home energy cost 21.92 $/year 11.32 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 79.72 $/year 41.17 $/year
Performance per watt 3.48 pt/W 21.65 pt/W
Typical power consumption 73.94W 38.19W

bus

Architecture FSB DMI 2.0
Number of links 0 1
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 6700K  vs
4900MQ 
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 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 64°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.64 GHz 4.11 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.76 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.64 GHz 4.11 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 400 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz 1,300 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
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