Benchmarking Tools Confirm Haswell Performance Improvement

Ahead of the official announcement of Intel’s latest processor family, Haswell, we already have one of processor, specifically the Intel Core i7 4700MQ quad core processor, clocked at 2.4GHz, which is paired with Intel HD Graphics GPU.

PCMark7 is tool commonly used to give use a general picture of the system’s performance. Based n various tests, the Haswell seems beat high-end models from the previous Intel Core family by a decent margin. While any synthetic benchmarking tool is well and good, many would ask how it may translate into real-world usability.

Fortunately, these numbers can still give us a rough idea on how Haswell will perform in our daily life. As a fourth generation Intel Core platform, the integrated CPU of the Haswell family is claimed to be twice as fast as its direct predecessor, specifically the Ivy Bridge chip. With World of Warcraft, the Intel HD Graphics 4600 offers smooth gameplay at 1080p resolution with about an average frame rate above 30 fps.

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