Average Bench: 63.6% (146th of 961)

Based on 53,216 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700HQ averaged 36.3% 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 91.4Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 443Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700HQ is 36.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6700HQ performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 86.2Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 478Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 53,216 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.2 SC Int 86.2 103
51.3 SC Float 91.4 109
49.2 SC Mixed 88.9 105
71.1% 88.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
164 QC Int 302 365
178 QC Float 324 383
175 QC Mixed 312 374
70.8% 313 Pts
Min Avg Max
277 MC Int 443 486
278 MC Float 501 551
296 MC Mixed 478 526
70.8% 474 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 96.3
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 99.5
80% 99.6 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 385
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 483
MC Float 542
MC Mixed 519
77% 515 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.2
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 102
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 339
QC Mixed 327
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 471
MC Float 516
MC Mixed 486
74% 491 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.1
SC Float 94.4
SC Mixed 93.2
74% 91.9 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 359
QC Mixed 339
78% 344 Pts
MC Int 479
MC Float 543
MC Mixed 519
77% 513 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz
SC Int 90.1
SC Float 96.7
SC Mixed 92.5
74% 93.1 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 323
72% 320 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 541
MC Mixed 520
77% 514 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.2
SC Float 90.2
SC Mixed 87.8
70% 88.1 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 331
QC Mixed 318
72% 318 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 532
MC Mixed 506
75% 501 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.1
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 99.3
79% 99.3 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 314
QC Mixed 288
70% 308 Pts
MC Int 474
MC Float 541
MC Mixed 487
75% 500 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.7
SC Float 90.3
SC Mixed 86.7
70% 87.6 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 308
QC Mixed 299
68% 301 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 518
MC Mixed 496
73% 490 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.6
SC Float 98
SC Mixed 90.7
75% 94.1 Pts
QC Int 281
QC Float 298
QC Mixed 291
66% 290 Pts
MC Int 395
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 425
63% 419 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.1
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 91.9
77% 96 Pts
QC Int 209
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 254
55% 244 Pts
MC Int 331
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 346
52% 344 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,097,579 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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