Average Bench: 56.8% (275th of 1206)

more Based on 195,484 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 43.2% 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 88.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 169Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700HQ is 30.1%. 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 454Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 448Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 195,484 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.6 1-Core 88.5 105
114 2-Core 169 199
61.1% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
175 4-Core 304 374
266 8-Core 448 515
48.5% 376 Pts
Min Avg Max
265 64-Core 454 516
30.5% 454 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 94.4
2-Core 196
68% 145 Pts
4-Core 363
8-Core 505
56% 434 Pts
64-Core 505
34% 505 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 185
69% 144 Pts
4-Core 325
8-Core 503
53% 414 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.1
2-Core 183
66% 139 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 502
52% 410 Pts
64-Core 502
34% 502 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.5
2-Core 180
65% 137 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 508
53% 414 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.4
2-Core 189
66% 140 Pts
4-Core 281
8-Core 498
49% 389 Pts
64-Core 487
33% 487 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.1
2-Core 173
59% 126 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 469
50% 387 Pts
64-Core 460
31% 460 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.8
2-Core 160
61% 126 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 473
45% 361 Pts
64-Core 471
32% 471 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.4
2-Core 149
54% 113 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 118
18% 126 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,612,092 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6700HQ Builds (Compare 11,039 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
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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Good

11 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

3 days ago.

One of the best Intel processors without a doubt NOT as the crap that AMD gets my vote is POSITIVE by Intel


Excellent

12 months ago.

for laptop performance works great but not the best battery usage


Average

18 months ago.

does the job well


Excellent

17 months ago.

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


Good

10 months ago.

decent laptop CPU, particularly when undervolted


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