Intel Core i7-4600M
Top 39%280 points
Top 39%
Total clock speed
Number of CPUs
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Top 95%
250 CPUs
5.33GHz - 10.67GHz
NaN% of all CPUsYes
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total clock speed
CPU threads
semiconductor size
RAM speed
thermal design power (TDP)
Has integrated graphics

Intel Core i7-4600M: 39 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

2 x 2.9GHz
AMD Opteron 6220: 24 x 9GHz
153
0

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
Samsung Exynos 7420: 2873MHz
107
0

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
22nm
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835: 10nm
68
0

4. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 48
67
0

5. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
400MHz
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz
66
0

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
128KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB
62
0

7. thermal design power (TDP)

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.
37W
Intel Atom Z650: 3W
61
0

8. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
0.50MB
AMD Opteron 6284 SE: 16MB
60
0

9. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
0.25MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.50MB/core
56
0

10. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
25.60GB/s
Intel Xeon E5504: 192.20GB/s
54
0

11. turbo clock speed

When the CPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
3.60GHz
AMD FX-9590: 5GHz
53
0

12. Uses hyperthreading technology

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.
Intel Core i7-4600M
45% have it
49
0

13. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Intel Core i7-4600M
69% have it
47
0

14. Has Tri-Gate transistors

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.
Intel Core i7-4600M
31% have it
45
0

15. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Intel Core i7-4600M
86% have it
43
0

16. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
1400 million
Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4: 7200 million
43
0

17. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Intel Core i7-4600M
69% have it
42
0

18. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Core i7-6950X: 4
41
0

19. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
4MB
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 60MB
40
0

20. PCI Express (PCIe) version

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
3
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v6: 3
40
0

21. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
2MB/core
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 15MB/core
39
0

22. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
4
AMD A10-7890K: 4.50
37
0

23. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Intel Core i7-4600M
89% have it
34
0

24. Has FMA3

FMA3 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i7-4600M
29% have it
33
0

25. Has Intel Quick Sync Video

This allows very fast video transcoding times, for example when ripping a DVD or Blu-ray to your computer.
Intel Core i7-4600M
33% have it
32
0

26. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Intel Core i7-4600M
95% have it
32
0

27. Has RdRand

RdRand is an instruction set used for cryptography.
Intel Core i7-4600M
22% have it
31
0

28. CPU temperature

If the CPU exceeds the maximum operating temperature then problems such as random resets can occur.
100°C
Intel Pentium A1020: 105°C
30
0

29. height

37.50mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm
30
0

30. supported displays

Using multiple displays you can create a larger work space, making it easier to work across multiple applications.
3
AMD A10-7870K: 4
29
0

31. GPU turbo

When the GPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
1300MHz
Intel Core i7-4930MX: 1350MHz
29
0

32. GPU execution units

A graphics processing unit (GPU) with a greater number of execution units can deliver better graphics.
20
Intel Core i5-6585R: 72
29
0

33. Has F16C

F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i7-4600M
43% have it
29
0

34. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i7-4600M
77% have it
29
0

35. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Intel Core i7-4600M
97% have it
28
0

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