Average Bench: 61.6% (226th of 1146)

more Based on 138,734 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 38.4% 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 90.1Pts
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 315Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700HQ is 27.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6700HQ performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 300Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 290Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 138,734 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.5 SC Int 84.7 101
62.5 SC Float 90.1 108
63.5 SC Mixed 87 105
69.8% 87.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
204 QC Int 290 357
217 QC Float 315 382
208 QC Mixed 300 368
68.4% 302 Pts
Min Avg Max
291 MC Int 425 475
340 MC Float 495 548
302 MC Mixed 463 518
68.8% 461 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 95.3
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 99.5
79% 98.9 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 358
81% 359 Pts
MC Int 451
MC Float 542
MC Mixed 500
74% 498 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 98.7
SC Mixed 92.2
78% 97.7 Pts
QC Int 323
QC Float 335
QC Mixed 325
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 458
MC Float 548
MC Mixed 510
75% 505 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.2
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 93
80% 99.5 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 303
QC Mixed 321
68% 299 Pts
MC Int 469
MC Float 528
MC Mixed 499
74% 499 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.4
SC Float 90
SC Mixed 88.6
72% 90 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 328
76% 337 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 521
MC Mixed 481
74% 493 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.1
SC Float 89.4
SC Mixed 86.4
69% 86.3 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 319
QC Mixed 316
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 435
MC Float 521
MC Mixed 492
72% 483 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.8
SC Float 89.4
SC Mixed 87.6
68% 84.9 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 295
QC Mixed 297
66% 294 Pts
MC Int 429
MC Float 476
MC Mixed 424
66% 443 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 53.3
SC Float 54.3
SC Mixed 58
44% 55.2 Pts
QC Int 192
QC Float 270
QC Mixed 213
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 366
MC Float 473
MC Mixed 451
64% 430 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.3
SC Float 74.6
SC Mixed 69.9
57% 70.9 Pts
QC Int 127
QC Float 136
QC Mixed 68.1
25% 111 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 460
MC Mixed 422
63% 423 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,959,665 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6700HQ Builds (Compare 8,070 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
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

8 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


Good

5 days ago.

i7-ish but not really


Good

18 days ago.

cpu kheray


Excellent

2 months ago.

for laptop performance works great but not the best battery usage


Average

8 months ago.

does the job well


Excellent

8 months ago.

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


Good

1 month ago.

decent laptop CPU, particularly when undervolted


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