Average Bench: 62.7% (220th of 1147)

more Based on 150,344 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 37.2% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 92Pts
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 321Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700HQ is 25.4%. 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 462Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 296Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 150,344 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.9 SC Int 86.4 102
68.3 SC Float 92 109
67.3 SC Mixed 88.7 106
71.2% 89 Pts
Min Avg Max
210 QC Int 296 358
234 QC Float 321 383
221 QC Mixed 307 369
69.8% 308 Pts
Min Avg Max
301 MC Int 425 476
331 MC Float 494 549
316 MC Mixed 462 519
68.8% 460 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 104
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 103
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 363
QC Mixed 374
78% 347 Pts
MC Int 462
MC Float 542
MC Mixed 520
76% 508 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.1
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 101
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 379
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 461
MC Float 542
MC Mixed 509
75% 504 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.9
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 95.2
79% 98.6 Pts
QC Int 367
QC Float 381
QC Mixed 361
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 548
MC Mixed 510
76% 508 Pts
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 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 348
QC Mixed 344
78% 343 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 548
MC Mixed 508
76% 508 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.1
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 101
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 335
QC Mixed 316
72% 317 Pts
MC Int 475
MC Float 540
MC Mixed 518
76% 511 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.6
SC Float 92.4
SC Mixed 92.8
72% 90.6 Pts
QC Int 307
QC Float 351
QC Mixed 324
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 478
MC Mixed 459
69% 459 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.6
SC Float 80.3
SC Mixed 86.1
65% 81 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 300
QC Mixed 280
63% 280 Pts
MC Int 449
MC Float 510
MC Mixed 434
70% 464 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.2
SC Float 77.9
SC Mixed 79.6
63% 78.2 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 270
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 359
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 405
59% 396 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,461,096 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6700HQ Builds (Compare 8,727 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
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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

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

4 months ago.

for laptop performance works great but not the best battery usage


Average

10 months ago.

does the job well


Excellent

10 months ago.

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


Good

3 months ago.

decent laptop CPU, particularly when undervolted


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