ProductCore i7-4600UCore i3-7100U
Brand Intel Intel
Street Price (Approx) ~ $393
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~ $281
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# CPU Cores 22
Frequency (GHz) 2.1 GHz2.4 GHz
Cache (MB) 43
TDP (Watts) 15 W15 W
Product Segment MobileMobile
Status ReleasedReleased
Announced On 2013-06-012016-06-01
TechnicalsCore i7-4600UCore i3-7100U
Dimensions (2D) 40x40 mm42x42 mm
Conflict Free? 11
# CPU Cores 22
Threads/Core 44
Frequency (GHz) 2.1 GHz2.4 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz) 3.3 GHz
Cache (MB) 43
Instructions Width (bits) 6464
Instructions Extensions SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography Process (nm) 22 nm14 nm
TDP (Watts) 15 W15 W
TDP Down (W) 7.5
TDP Frequency (W) 0.8
Max RAM 16 GB32 GB
RAM Types DDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
# Memory Channels 22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec) 25.6GB/s34.1GB/s
Max CPU Temp. 100
Max CPU / Package 11
GPU Intel® HD Graphics 620
PCI-E Version 23
PCI-E Configurations 4x1, 2x4
PCI-E Max Lanes # 1212
Compatible Sockets FCBGA1168FCBGA1356
Intel Turbo Boost Version 2
Intel V-Pro YesNo
Intel Hyper-Thread YesYes
Intel Virtualization (VTX) YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD) YesYes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT) YesYes
Intel TSX Sync. Extensions NoNo
Intel 64 YesYes
Intel MyWiFi Yes
Idle States YesYes
Enhanced Speedstep Yes
Thermal MonitoringTech. YesYes
Flex Memory Yes
Intel ID Protect YesYes
Intel SIPP YesNo
Intel SMB Advantage Yes
Smart Response Technology YesYes
Intel AES New Instructions YesYes
Intel Secure Key YesYes
Intel SGX Yes
Intel MPX Yes
Intel OS Guard Yes
Trusted Execution YesNo
Execution Disable YesYes

 

Intel Core i7-4600U vs. Intel Core i3-7100U Specs & Speed Benchmarks

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

Geekbench 4 Multi, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single, Higher is better

Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec), Higher is better

 

Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Geekbench 4 Multi / Price, Higher is better