Intel Core i7-4578U: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-4578U

Summary

Intel started Core i7-4578U sales 21 July 2014 at a recommended price of $426. This is Haswell architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 22 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.50 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCBGA1168 processor with a TDP of 28 Watt. It supports DDR3L-1333, LPDDR3-1333 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 14.25 percent of a leader's which is Intel Xeon W-3175X.

General info

Of Core i7-4578U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core i7
 
Achitecture codename
Haswell
 
Release date
21 July 2014
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$426
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)

Technical specs

Core i7-4578U's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-4578U's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
3.5 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
512 KB
 
of 32768 (EPYC 7702)
L3 cache
4 MB
 
of 256 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
Die size
181 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1300 Million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-4578U compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
FCBGA1168
 
Power consumption (TDP)
28 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-4578U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
FDI
+
 

Security technologies

Core i7-4578U technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-4578U are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-4578U.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1333, LPDDR3-1333
 
Maximum memory size
16 GB
 
of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i7-4578U.
Integrated graphics
Intel Iris Graphics 5100 (200 - 1200 MHz)
 
Graphics max frequency
1.2 GHz
 
Max video memory
2 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-4578U's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
VGA
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-4578U's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
3200x2000@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
3200x2000@60Hz
 
Max resolution over VGA
N / A
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-4578U's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.2 / 12
 
OpenGL
4.3
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i7-4578U's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
2
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-4578U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

14.25

Passmark

4780

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i7-4578U is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i7-4578U performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-4578U from AMD is FX-9830P, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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