Average Bench: 42.8% (460th of 1203)

Based on 9 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: 42.8% Great: 68%
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop 48%
Workstation 21%

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Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700HQ VM averaged 57.2% 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.


Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 89.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 122Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700HQ VM is 44.1%. 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 200Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 198Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 9 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.7 1-Core 89.2 107
67.1 2-Core 122 204
52.9% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
71.4 4-Core 178 364
82 8-Core 198 519
25.3% 188 Pts
Min Avg Max
68.5 64-Core 200 524
13.4% 200 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 0, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97
2-Core 104
53% 101 Pts
4-Core 99.6
8-Core 101
14% 100 Pts
64-Core 102
7% 102 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 0, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 91.2
2-Core 95.3
49% 93.2 Pts
4-Core 96.6
8-Core 94.5
13% 95.6 Pts
64-Core 94.4
6% 94.4 Pts

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,360,284 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6700HQ VM Builds (Compare 3,652 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 21%

System: Asus X550VX


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