Average Bench: 54% (233rd of 1183)

more Based on 188,109 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

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700HQ averaged 46.0% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 88.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 168Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700HQ is 28.9%. 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 456Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 452Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 188,109 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.7 1-Core 88.1 105
118 2-Core 168 198
60.8% 128 Pts
Min Avg Max
198 4-Core 304 366
279 8-Core 452 514
48.7% 378 Pts
Min Avg Max
291 64-Core 456 516
30.6% 456 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 71.4
2-Core 180
57% 125 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 506
55% 424 Pts
64-Core 512
34% 512 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.2
2-Core 186
66% 140 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 506
54% 420 Pts
64-Core 506
34% 506 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 93.2
2-Core 181
65% 137 Pts
4-Core 329
8-Core 481
52% 405 Pts
64-Core 471
32% 471 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 100
2-Core 156
63% 128 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 507
51% 406 Pts
64-Core 506
34% 506 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.4
2-Core 169
57% 123 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 498
51% 402 Pts
64-Core 506
34% 506 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.1
2-Core 178
63% 134 Pts
4-Core 301
8-Core 480
50% 390 Pts
64-Core 498
33% 498 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.1
2-Core 149
53% 113 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 358
42% 316 Pts
64-Core 379
25% 379 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 52.6
2-Core 99.3
36% 75.9 Pts
4-Core 172
8-Core 248
27% 210 Pts
64-Core 296
20% 296 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,903,564 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6700HQ Builds (Compare 10,443 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 49%
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Workstation
Workstation 31%
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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

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


Excellent

10 months ago.

for laptop performance works great but not the best battery usage


Average

16 months ago.

does the job well


Excellent

15 months ago.

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


Good

8 months ago.

decent laptop CPU, particularly when undervolted


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