Intel Core i7-4710MQ vs Core i7-4860EQ

Intel Core i7-4710MQ
Intel Core i7-4860EQ

General info

Comparing Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
11.29
 
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Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Core i7
 
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Architecture codename
Haswell
 
Crystalwell
Release date
27 May 2013
 
29 August 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
$378
 
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Price now
$272
 
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Technical specs

Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
4
Number of threads
8
 
8
Base frequency
2.5 GHz
 
1.8 GHz
Maximum frequency
3.5 GHz
 
3.2 GHz
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
256 KB (per core)
L3 cache
6 MB (shared)
 
8 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
22 nm
Die size
177 mm2
 
264 mm2
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
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Maximum case temperature (TCase)
100 °C
 
100 °C
Transistor count
1,400 million
 
1,400 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ 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
Socket
FCPGA946
 
Intel BGA1364
Power consumption (TDP)
47 Watt
 
47 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
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AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
-
 
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Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
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Turbo Boost
2.0
 
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Hyper-Threading
+
 
+
Idle States
+
 
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Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-
FDI
+
 
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Security technologies

Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
+
EDB
+
 
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Secure Key
+
 
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Identity Protection
+
 
-
Anti-Theft
+
 
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Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
-
VT-d
-
 
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VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
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Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ.
Supported memory types
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
 
DDR3
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
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Max memory channels
2
 
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Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB/s
 
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Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ.
Integrated graphics
 
Intel HD 5200
Max video memory
2 GB
 
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Quick Sync
+
 
-
Clear Video HD
+
 
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Graphics max frequency
1.15 GHz
 
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InTru 3D
+
 
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Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
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eDP
+
 
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DisplayPort
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-
VGA
+
 
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Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
3840x2160@60Hz
 
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Max resolution over DisplayPort
3840x2160@60Hz
 
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Max resolution over VGA
2880x1800@60Hz
 
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Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
11.2/12
 
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OpenGL
4.3
 
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Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ.
PCIe revision
3
 
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Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i7-4710MQ 7.32 +13.1%
i7-4860EQ 6.47

Passmark

i7-4710MQ 5947 +13.1%
i7-4860EQ 5260

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
38 Mh/s
 
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i7-4710MQ and Core i7-4860EQ are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i7-4710MQ

13.1% faster in synthetic tests
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)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
IdentityProtectionTechVersion
QuickSyncVideo
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu

Advantages of Intel Core i7-4860EQ

Somewhat newer (29 August 2013 vs 27 May 2013)

So, Core i7-4710MQ or Core i7-4860EQ?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Core i7-4710MQ.
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