Intel Core i7-4710HQ vs AMD Ryzen 7 2700U

Intel Core i7-4710HQ
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U

General info

Comparing Core i7-4710HQ and Ryzen 7 2700U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Core i7
 
AMD Ryzen 7
Achitecture codename
Haswell
 
Zen
Release date
on April 2014
 
on October 2017
Launch price (MSRP)
$378
 
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Technical specs

Core i7-4710HQ and Ryzen 7 2700U quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-4710HQ and Ryzen 7 2700U performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
4
Number of threads
8
 
8
Maximum frequency
3.5 GHz
 
2.2 GHz
L1 cache
256 KB
 
384 KB
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
512K (per core)
L3 cache
8 MB (shared)
 
4 MB
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
264 mm2
 
246 mm2
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
n/d
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
100 °C
 
n/d
Transistor count
1400 Million
 
4500 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-4710HQ and Ryzen 7 2700U 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
 
1 (Uniprocessor)
Socket
FCBGA1364
 
AM4
Power consumption (TDP)
47 Watt
 
15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-4710HQ and Ryzen 7 2700U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
n/d
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
-
 
n/d
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
n/d
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
n/d
Hyper-Threading
+
 
n/d
Idle States
+
 
n/d
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-
FDI
+
 
n/d

Security technologies

Core i7-4710HQ and Ryzen 7 2700U technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
n/d
EDB
+
 
n/d
Secure Key
+
 
n/d
Identity Protection
+
 
-
Anti-Theft
+
 
n/d

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-4710HQ and Ryzen 7 2700U are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
VT-d
+
 
n/d
VT-x
+
 
n/d
EPT
+
 
n/d

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-4710HQ and Ryzen 7 2700U.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
 
DDR4-2400
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
32 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
 
35.76 GB / s
ECC memory support
-
 
+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i7-4710HQ and Ryzen 7 2700U.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics 4600 (400 - 1200 MHz)
 
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 ( - 1300 MHz)
Max video memory
2 GB
 
n/d
Quick Sync
+
 
-
Clear Video HD
+
 
n/d
Graphics max frequency
1.2 GHz
 
n/d
InTru 3D
+
 
n/d

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-4710HQ and Ryzen 7 2700U integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
n/d
eDP
+
 
n/d
DisplayPort
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-
VGA
+
 
n/d

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-4710HQ and Ryzen 7 2700U integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
3840x2160@60Hz
 
n/d
Max resolution over DisplayPort
3840x2160@60Hz
 
n/d
Max resolution over VGA
2880x1800@60Hz
 
n/d

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-4710HQ and Ryzen 7 2700U integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.2 / 12
 
n/d
OpenGL
4.3
 
n/d

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-4710HQ and Ryzen 7 2700U.
PCIe revision
3
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
12

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-4710HQ and Ryzen 7 2700U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i7-4710HQ 16.10 +4.1%
Ryzen 7 2700U 15.47

3DMark06 CPU

i7-4710HQ 6981 +15%
Ryzen 7 2700U 6072

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

i7-4710HQ 5008 +10.9%
Ryzen 7 2700U 4515

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

i7-4710HQ 19044 +38.7%
Ryzen 7 2700U 13729

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

i7-4710HQ 2
Ryzen 7 2700U 2 +7.8%

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

i7-4710HQ 7
Ryzen 7 2700U 8 +7.1%

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

i7-4710HQ 135
Ryzen 7 2700U 144 +6.7%

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

i7-4710HQ 646 +0.9%
Ryzen 7 2700U 640

wPrime 32

i7-4710HQ 8 +10.3%
Ryzen 7 2700U 9

x264 encoding pass 1

i7-4710HQ 150 +17.2%
Ryzen 7 2700U 128

x264 encoding pass 2

i7-4710HQ 38 +5.6%
Ryzen 7 2700U 36

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

i7-4710HQ 3249 +0%
Ryzen 7 2700U 3249

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

i7-4710HQ 12231 +7%
Ryzen 7 2700U 11434

Passmark

i7-4710HQ 7721 +4.1%
Ryzen 7 2700U 7417

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i7-4710HQ and Ryzen 7 2700U are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i7-4710HQ

4.1% faster in synthetic tests
HyperThreading (allows one physical CPU function as two logical ones. It increases performance, since while one logical CPU is waiting for data, the second may still do useful work)
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
TXT (Trusted Execution Technology - protects the system against viruses and rootkits residing in BIOS or in a boot sector)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
IdentityProtectionTechVersion
QuickSyncVideo
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 2700U

Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 22 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 47 watts)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
ECCMemory

So, Core i7-4710HQ or Ryzen 7 2700U?

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