Average Bench: 54.2% (232nd of 1184)

Based on 1 user benchmark.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel® Core™ i7-6700HQ @3.8GHz
Poor: 54%Average: 54.2% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Popular builds with this CPU

Average average bench

The Intel® Core™ i7-6700HQ averaged 45.7% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 81.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 159Pts

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this CPU perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 444Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 440Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1 sample)
Min Avg Max
81.5 1-Core 81.5 81.5
159 2-Core 159 159
56.8% 120 Pts
Min Avg Max
306 4-Core 306 306
440 8-Core 440 440
48.2% 373 Pts
Min Avg Max
444 64-Core 444 444
29.8% 444 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.5
2-Core 159
57% 120 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 440
48% 373 Pts
64-Core 444
30% 444 Pts

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,153,564 CPUs tested.

Typical Core™ i7-6700HQ Builds (Compare 5,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI MS-16J5

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