Intel Core i7-4600M Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i7-4600M has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 4. gen of the Intel Core i7 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1168 socket and was released in Q4/2013. The Intel Core i7-4600M scores 864 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 1,887 points.
Intel Core i7-4600M

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i7-4600M. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i7-4600M.

Name: Intel Core i7-4600M
Family: Intel Core i7 (293)
CPU group: Intel Core i 4000M/4000H (38)
Architecture: Haswell H
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 4
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i7-4600M has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i7-4600M is 2.90 GHz (3.60 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): 3.60 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i7-4600M has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Core i7-4600M uses the Intel HD Graphics 4600, which has 160 texture shaders and 20 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 4600
GPU frequency: 0.40 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.30 GHz
Compute units: 20
Shader: 160
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q2/2013
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 7.5
Direct X: 11.1
Technology: 22 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 32 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 25.6 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3L-1600
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 32 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 37 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 37 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Core i7-4600M is made in 22 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 6.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 22 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1168
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 6.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
Release date: Q4/2013
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i7-4600M have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-6920HQ
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
866
Intel Core i3-6098P Intel Core i3-6098P
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
865
Intel Core m7-6Y75 Intel Core m7-6Y75
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
865
Intel Core i7-4600M Intel Core i7-4600M
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
864
Intel Core i5-8350U Intel Core i5-8350U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
864
Intel Xeon E3-1235L v5 Intel Xeon E3-1235L v5
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
864
Intel Core i7-4610M Intel Core i7-4610M
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
864

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i7-6660U Intel Core i7-6660U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1896
AMD Ryzen Embedded R1505G AMD Ryzen Embedded R1505G
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1894
Intel Core i7-7560U Intel Core i7-7560U
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1888
Intel Core i7-4600M Intel Core i7-4600M
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1887
Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1885
Intel Core i3-4340 Intel Core i3-4340
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1883
Intel Pentium J6426 Intel Pentium J6426
4C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
1880

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i5-4330M Intel Core i5-4330M
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1027
Intel Core i7-4710HQ Intel Core i7-4710HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
1026
Intel Core i7-4710MQ Intel Core i7-4710MQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
1026
Intel Core i7-4600M Intel Core i7-4600M
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1025
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
1025
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
8C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
1025
Intel Core i7-4610M Intel Core i7-4610M
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1025

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i7-2600S Intel Core i7-2600S
4C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
2139
AMD EPYC 7281 AMD EPYC 7281
16C 32T @ 2.70 GHz
2136
Intel Xeon X3440 Intel Xeon X3440
4C 8T @ 2.53 GHz
2136
Intel Core i7-4600M Intel Core i7-4600M
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
2132
Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
2132
Intel Core i5-3570S Intel Core i5-3570S
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
2131
Intel Core i7-960 Intel Core i7-960
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
2130

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422
Intel Core i5-10210Y Intel Core i5-10210Y
Intel UHD Graphics (Comet Lake) @ 1.05 GHz
421
Intel Core i5-10310Y Intel Core i5-10310Y
Intel UHD Graphics (Comet Lake) @ 1.05 GHz
421
Intel Core i7-4600M Intel Core i7-4600M
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.30 GHz
416
Intel Core i7-4910MQ Intel Core i7-4910MQ
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.30 GHz
416
Intel Core i7-4810MQ Intel Core i7-4810MQ
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.30 GHz
416
Intel Core i7-4610M Intel Core i7-4610M
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.30 GHz
416

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core i5-6360U Intel Core i5-6360U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3230
AMD A6-3650 AMD A6-3650
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
3228
Intel Core i7-2715QE Intel Core i7-2715QE
4C 8T @ 2.10 GHz
3221
Intel Core i7-4600M Intel Core i7-4600M
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
3216
Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
3216
AMD Phenom II X3 B77 AMD Phenom II X3 B77
3C 3T @ 3.20 GHz
3213
AMD Ryzen 3 3250C AMD Ryzen 3 3250C
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
3212

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