Average Bench: 62.9% (191st of 1084)

more Based on 100,554 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 37.0% 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 90.7Pts
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 320Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700HQ is 39.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6700HQ performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 469Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 308Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 100,554 samples)
Min Avg Max
48 SC Int 86.4 105
49.8 SC Float 90.7 109
48.4 SC Mixed 88.4 106
70.8% 88.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
156 QC Int 298 368
171 QC Float 320 386
157 QC Mixed 308 374
70% 309 Pts
Min Avg Max
229 MC Int 434 485
269 MC Float 496 551
252 MC Mixed 469 526
69.7% 466 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 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 103
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 384
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 483
MC Float 548
MC Mixed 522
77% 517 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.3
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 98.4
79% 98.2 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 356
76% 336 Pts
MC Int 481
MC Float 542
MC Mixed 505
76% 509 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.7
SC Float 98.2
SC Mixed 90.6
73% 91.8 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 360
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 526
78% 520 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 100
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 95.3
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 319
QC Float 353
QC Mixed 345
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 555
MC Mixed 511
77% 516 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 312
QC Float 353
QC Mixed 321
74% 329 Pts
MC Int 463
MC Float 544
MC Mixed 510
76% 506 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 102
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 306
QC Float 347
QC Mixed 314
73% 322 Pts
MC Int 466
MC Float 545
MC Mixed 504
76% 505 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.7
SC Float 91.2
SC Mixed 89.6
71% 89.2 Pts
QC Int 324
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 332
75% 329 Pts
MC Int 468
MC Float 533
MC Mixed 510
75% 504 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.4
SC Float 83.3
SC Mixed 81.2
66% 83 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 348
QC Mixed 319
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 469
MC Float 528
MC Mixed 486
74% 495 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,432,846 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6700HQ Builds (Compare 6,295 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
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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Poor

1 month 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


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