Average Bench: 60.8% (231st of 1144)

more Based on 141,110 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 39.1% 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 89.1Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 492Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700HQ is 29.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6700HQ performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Quad Core Integer Speed 285Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 297Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 141,110 samples)
Min Avg Max
65 SC Int 83.5 100
65.8 SC Float 89.1 107
65.3 SC Mixed 85.8 104
68.9% 86.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
198 QC Int 285 355
224 QC Float 310 377
194 QC Mixed 297 366
67.3% 297 Pts
Min Avg Max
282 MC Int 423 477
329 MC Float 492 548
319 MC Mixed 459 519
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 101
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 361
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 377
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 473
MC Float 553
MC Mixed 520
77% 515 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 107
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 364
82% 364 Pts
MC Int 466
MC Float 551
MC Mixed 518
76% 512 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 315
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 327
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 454
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 512
75% 505 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.1
SC Float 94.3
SC Mixed 93.8
74% 92.7 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 339
76% 336 Pts
MC Int 457
MC Float 527
MC Mixed 491
74% 492 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.9
SC Float 96.9
SC Mixed 96.2
76% 94.7 Pts
QC Int 261
QC Float 299
QC Mixed 304
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 460
MC Float 540
MC Mixed 507
75% 502 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.6
SC Float 84.8
SC Mixed 97.4
72% 89.6 Pts
QC Int 282
QC Float 296
QC Mixed 283
65% 287 Pts
MC Int 459
MC Float 535
MC Mixed 500
74% 498 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.6
SC Float 85.6
SC Mixed 77.1
66% 82.8 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 313
QC Mixed 296
68% 298 Pts
MC Int 450
MC Float 542
MC Mixed 496
74% 496 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.2
SC Float 85.2
SC Mixed 82.8
66% 83.1 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 284
64% 280 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 519
MC Mixed 475
70% 472 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,022,905 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6700HQ Builds (Compare 7,290 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
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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

18 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


Excellent

7 days ago.

for laptop performance works great but not the best battery usage


Average

6 months ago.

does the job well


Excellent

5 months ago.

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


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