Average Bench: 59.9% (240th of 1143)

more Based on 135,146 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
Poor: 33%Average: 59.9% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700HQ averaged 40.1% 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 87.2Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 418Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700HQ is 40.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6700HQ performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Quad Core Integer Speed 279Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 292Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 135,146 samples)
Min Avg Max
46 SC Int 82 102
48.7 SC Float 87.2 108
47.5 SC Mixed 84.5 105
67.6% 84.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 QC Int 279 356
159 QC Float 304 383
159 QC Mixed 292 369
66.1% 292 Pts
Min Avg Max
224 MC Int 418 477
264 MC Float 483 547
245 MC Mixed 453 518
67.4% 451 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 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.1
SC Float 97.2
SC Mixed 89
72% 90.1 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 374
84% 373 Pts
MC Int 472
MC Float 541
MC Mixed 512
76% 508 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.3
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 92.1
75% 93.4 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 323
72% 319 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 547
MC Mixed 515
76% 509 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85
SC Float 91.6
SC Mixed 87.9
70% 88.2 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 320
72% 317 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 503
MC Mixed 467
70% 467 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.7
SC Float 83.4
SC Mixed 86.4
67% 84.2 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 306
69% 303 Pts
MC Int 430
MC Float 503
MC Mixed 476
70% 470 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.6
SC Float 84.6
SC Mixed 77.6
63% 78.9 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 252
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 439
MC Float 509
MC Mixed 481
71% 476 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 61.9
SC Float 61.3
SC Mixed 68.3
51% 63.8 Pts
QC Int 219
QC Float 230
QC Mixed 200
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 356
MC Float 457
MC Mixed 417
61% 410 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,836,459 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6700HQ Builds (Compare 7,201 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

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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

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

6 hrs 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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