Intel Core i7-4870HQ Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i7-4870HQ has 4 cores with 8 threads and is based on the 4. gen of the Intel Core i7 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1364 socket and was released in Q3/2014.
Intel Core i7-4870HQ

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i7-4870HQ. 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 i7-4870HQ.

Name: Intel Core i7-4870HQ
Family: Intel Core i7
CPU group: Intel Core i 4000M/4000H
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 4
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i7-4870HQ can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 8
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i7-4870HQ has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

GPU name: Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
GPU frequency: 0.20 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.20 GHz
Execution units: 40
Shader: 320
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 7.5
Direct X: 11.1
Technology: 22 nm
Release date: Q2/2013

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 memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: DDR3L-1333 SO-DIMM
DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM
Max. Memory: 32 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
AES-NI: Yes

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 47 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i7-4870HQ as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 22 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1364
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 6.00 MB
Architecture: Haswell H
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: Q3/2014
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i7-4870HQ 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 i5-7287U Intel Core i5-7287U
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
889
Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3 Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
888
Intel Core i7-4930MX Intel Core i7-4930MX
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
887
Intel Core i7-4870HQ Intel Core i7-4870HQ
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
886
Intel Core i5-7400 Intel Core i5-7400
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
884
Intel Core i7-6770HQ Intel Core i7-6770HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
884
Intel Core i7-7700HQ Intel Core i7-7700HQ
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
883
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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.

AMD Ryzen 7 5825C AMD Ryzen 7 5825C
8C 16T @ 2.80 GHz
3507
Intel Core i7-7700T Intel Core i7-7700T
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
3488
Intel Core i7-4790 Intel Core i7-4790
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
3471
Intel Core i7-4870HQ Intel Core i7-4870HQ
4C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
3467
Intel Core i7-4771 Intel Core i7-4771
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
3465
Intel Core i5-8400H Intel Core i5-8400H
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
3461
MediaTek Dimensity 8000 MediaTek Dimensity 8000
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
3460
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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.

AMD A12-9700P AMD A12-9700P
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Bristol Ridge) @ 0.76 GHz
782
AMD A12-9720P AMD A12-9720P
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Bristol Ridge) @ 0.76 GHz
782
AMD FX-9800P AMD FX-9800P
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Bristol Ridge) @ 0.76 GHz
782
Intel Core i7-4870HQ Intel Core i7-4870HQ
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 @ 1.20 GHz
768
Intel Core i5-13600HX Intel Core i5-13600HX
Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.50 GHz
768
Intel Core i5-13600K Intel Core i5-13600K
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.50 GHz
768
Intel Core i7-12700TE Intel Core i7-12700TE
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.50 GHz
768
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.

AMD Ryzen 7 3750H AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
63
Intel Core i7-4790 Intel Core i7-4790
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
62
Intel Core i7-7700HQ Intel Core i7-7700HQ
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
61
Intel Core i7-4870HQ Intel Core i7-4870HQ
4C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
60
Intel Core i7-1185G7 Intel Core i7-1185G7
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
59
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2400G AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2400G
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
59
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
59
Show all Blender 3.1 Benchmark results



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 Xeon E5-1620 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1620 v2
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
9500
Intel Core i5-8400H Intel Core i5-8400H
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
9458
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
9442
Intel Core i7-4870HQ Intel Core i7-4870HQ
4C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
9361
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
9359
Intel Core i7-8650U Intel Core i7-8650U
4C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
9343
Intel Core i7-8709G Intel Core i7-8709G
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
9334
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-4790 Intel Core i7-4790
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
145
Intel Core i7-4790S Intel Core i7-4790S
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
145
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v2
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
145
Intel Core i7-4870HQ Intel Core i7-4870HQ
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
144
Intel Core i5-7260U Intel Core i5-7260U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
144
Intel Core i7-6600U Intel Core i7-6600U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
144
Intel Core i7-6650U Intel Core i7-6650U
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
144
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-4720HQ Intel Core i7-4720HQ
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
630
Intel Pentium G3220 Intel Pentium G3220
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
625
Intel Core i5-1035G1 Intel Core i5-1035G1
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
624
Intel Core i7-4870HQ Intel Core i7-4870HQ
4C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
623
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3500U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
620
AMD Ryzen 5 3580U AMD Ryzen 5 3580U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
620
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
620
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3286
Intel Core i5-7Y57 Intel Core i5-7Y57
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
3278
Intel Pentium Gold G5500T Intel Pentium Gold G5500T
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
3277
Intel Core i7-4870HQ Intel Core i7-4870HQ
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
3276
Intel Core i5-7200U Intel Core i5-7200U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3270
Intel Core i3-6100T Intel Core i3-6100T
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
3264
Intel Core i5-6360U Intel Core i5-6360U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3251
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 i7-4770T Intel Core i7-4770T
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
12713
Intel Core i7-6700T Intel Core i7-6700T
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
12707
Google Tensor Google Tensor
8C 8T @ 2.25 GHz
12594
Intel Core i7-4870HQ Intel Core i7-4870HQ
4C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
12586
Intel Core i7-4712HQ Intel Core i7-4712HQ
4C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
12568
Intel Core i5-6685R Intel Core i5-6685R
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
12544
Intel Core i3-8300 Intel Core i3-8300
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
12532
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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