Average Bench: 39.5% (527th of 1206)

Based on 11 user benchmarks.  Devices: 0F8BFBFF000506E3, BFEBFBFF000506E3 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700HQ CPU @ 4.00GHz
Poor: 24%Average: 39.5% Great: 60%
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation 18%

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Poor average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700HQ VM averaged 60.4% 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.


Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 84.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 114Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700HQ VM is 35.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6700HQ VM performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 176Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 176Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 11 samples)
Min Avg Max
40.8 1-Core 84.6 107
67.1 2-Core 114 204
49.8% 99.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
62.4 4-Core 159 364
61.9 8-Core 176 519
22.5% 167 Pts
Min Avg Max
47.1 64-Core 176 524
11.8% 176 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.8
2-Core 164
57% 121 Pts
4-Core 350
8-Core 348
48% 349 Pts
64-Core 351
24% 351 Pts
CPU #000, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97.1
2-Core 97.5
52% 97.3 Pts
4-Core 82.5
8-Core 90.4
12% 86.4 Pts
64-Core 98.5
7% 98.5 Pts
CPU #000, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.2
2-Core 86.8
46% 86.5 Pts
4-Core 84.3
8-Core 86.4
12% 85.4 Pts
64-Core 84.5
6% 84.5 Pts
CPU #000, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.8
2-Core 69.2
27% 55 Pts
4-Core 62.4
8-Core 61.9
8% 62.2 Pts
64-Core 47.1
3% 47.1 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,103,442 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6700HQ VM Builds (Compare 3,869 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation 20%

System: Asus X550VX


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