Average Bench: 63.9% (161st of 981)

more Based on 83,634 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 36.1% 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 92Pts
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 325Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700HQ is 31.3%. 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 475Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 500Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 83,634 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.9 SC Int 87.7 104
60 SC Float 92 109
63.3 SC Mixed 90 107
71.9% 89.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
177 QC Int 304 368
201 QC Float 325 384
193 QC Mixed 312 377
71.1% 314 Pts
Min Avg Max
289 MC Int 441 484
311 MC Float 500 551
306 MC Mixed 475 526
70.5% 472 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 104
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 377
QC Mixed 382
84% 368 Pts
MC Int 482
MC Float 543
MC Mixed 517
77% 514 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 106
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 381
QC Mixed 379
86% 379 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 549
MC Mixed 522
78% 518 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
SC Int 104
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 378
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 483
MC Float 552
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 94.9
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 98.4
79% 99.3 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 361
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 482
MC Float 546
MC Mixed 518
77% 515 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.1
SC Float 96.3
SC Mixed 87.6
74% 93 Pts
QC Int 341
QC Float 350
QC Mixed 360
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 470
MC Float 537
MC Mixed 515
76% 507 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.5
SC Float 93.3
SC Mixed 92.5
73% 91.1 Pts
QC Int 303
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 349
76% 336 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 541
MC Mixed 514
76% 511 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.3
SC Float 94.9
SC Mixed 91.3
73% 91.8 Pts
QC Int 292
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 327
71% 312 Pts
MC Int 479
MC Float 546
MC Mixed 522
77% 516 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.8
SC Float 87.9
SC Mixed 75.8
66% 82.5 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 290
QC Mixed 297
63% 278 Pts
MC Int 446
MC Float 520
MC Mixed 491
72% 485 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,886,549 CPUs tested.

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Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
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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

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Cool & Strong


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Great for gaming


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