Average Bench: 64% (143rd of 959)

Based on 49,291 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700HQ averaged 36.0% 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 92.5Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 442Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700HQ is 37.1%. 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 475Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 500Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 49,291 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.8 SC Int 87.4 103
53.2 SC Float 92.5 109
51.2 SC Mixed 89.9 106
71.9% 89.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
164 QC Int 302 361
177 QC Float 325 378
174 QC Mixed 313 369
71% 313 Pts
Min Avg Max
220 MC Int 442 486
255 MC Float 500 550
244 MC Mixed 475 526
70.6% 473 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 108
SC Mixed 106
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 350
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 494
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 526
78% 524 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.9
SC Float 98.6
SC Mixed 102
79% 99.2 Pts
QC Int 343
QC Float 352
QC Mixed 345
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 475
MC Float 544
MC Mixed 520
77% 513 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 94.3
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 352
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 481
MC Float 551
MC Mixed 524
78% 519 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.2
SC Float 89.2
SC Mixed 86.7
69% 86.7 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 357
QC Mixed 334
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 468
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 364
64% 423 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.7
SC Float 90.8
SC Mixed 87.9
70% 88.1 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 290
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 453
MC Float 545
MC Mixed 498
74% 499 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 23.7
SC Float 25.3
SC Mixed 24.5
20% 24.5 Pts
QC Int 70.4
QC Float 79.7
QC Mixed 77.6
17% 75.9 Pts
MC Int 122
MC Float 135
MC Mixed 123
19% 127 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,789,625 CPUs tested.

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Gaming 15%
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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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