Average Bench: 61.7% (215th of 1129)

more Based on 125,537 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , BFEBFBFF000306A9, 0000000000000000, 1F8BFBFF000506E3, 0FABFBFF000506E3, 1FABFBFF000506E3 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700HQ CPU @ 2.00GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700HQ CPU @ 2.40GHz

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700HQ averaged 38.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 90Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 87.3Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700HQ is 30.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6700HQ performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 460Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 290Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 125,537 samples)
Min Avg Max
60.6 SC Int 84.4 102
65 SC Float 90 108
63.9 SC Mixed 87.3 105
69.8% 87.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
195 QC Int 290 361
221 QC Float 315 385
206 QC Mixed 301 370
68.4% 302 Pts
Min Avg Max
266 MC Int 426 480
281 MC Float 489 548
268 MC Mixed 460 520
68.5% 458 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 383
QC Mixed 369
84% 369 Pts
MC Int 481
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 513
77% 514 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.4
SC Float 92
SC Mixed 89.8
72% 89.4 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 359
QC Mixed 340
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 472
MC Float 537
MC Mixed 512
76% 507 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.8
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 98.6
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 312
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 316
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 455
MC Float 534
MC Mixed 501
74% 496 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.9
SC Float 89
SC Mixed 86.2
69% 86.7 Pts
QC Int 290
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 302
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 451
MC Float 532
MC Mixed 497
74% 494 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85
SC Float 86.2
SC Mixed 86
69% 85.7 Pts
QC Int 262
QC Float 307
QC Mixed 288
65% 286 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 489
MC Mixed 484
70% 468 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,488,738 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6700HQ Builds (Compare 6,459 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 34%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-6700HQ Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi7-6700HQ
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$378.00
Clock Speed2.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.5 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Max TDP45 W
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size42mm x 28mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1440

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Excellent

2 days ago.

Been using it for a few years in my laptop and it has been keeping up with most games and still runs quite stable


Average

4 months ago.

does the job well


Excellent

3 months ago.

Still great performance in 2018 for a 2 yo mobile CPU. Basically a 7700HQ.


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