Average Bench: 53.2% (234th of 1182)

more Based on 189,769 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 46.8% 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 86.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 166Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700HQ is 31.6%. 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 447Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 189,769 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.5 1-Core 86.8 105
109 2-Core 166 197
59.9% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
182 4-Core 300 370
241 8-Core 447 514
48.1% 374 Pts
Min Avg Max
247 64-Core 454 517
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 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 195
71% 150 Pts
4-Core 339
8-Core 508
54% 424 Pts
64-Core 515
35% 515 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 192
71% 148 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 514
54% 424 Pts
64-Core 518
35% 518 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 102
2-Core 190
70% 146 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 500
52% 411 Pts
64-Core 505
34% 505 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.9
2-Core 176
62% 131 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 496
52% 407 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89.9
2-Core 174
62% 132 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 463
49% 381 Pts
64-Core 468
31% 468 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.4
2-Core 157
57% 120 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 460
48% 374 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 100
2-Core 190
69% 145 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 504
47% 383 Pts
64-Core 501
34% 501 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.2
2-Core 148
52% 111 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 446
44% 353 Pts
64-Core 446
30% 446 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 24.6
2-Core 48.9
17% 36.8 Pts
4-Core 96.2
8-Core 132
15% 114 Pts
64-Core 130
9% 130 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,544,856 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6700HQ Builds (Compare 9,942 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 48%
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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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Poor

2 months 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

8 months ago.

for laptop performance works great but not the best battery usage


Average

14 months ago.

does the job well


Excellent

14 months ago.

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


Good

7 months ago.

decent laptop CPU, particularly when undervolted


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