CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6700HQ vs 6440EQ among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.6

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 6700HQ 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 6700HQ  based on its performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 6700HQ

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 6700HQ

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Significantly better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score 226.21 fps vs 165.7 fps More than 35% better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Better PassMark score 8,134 vs 5,778 More than 40% better PassMark score
Better turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz vs 1,000 MHz 5% better turbo clock speed
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Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Better performance per dollar 0.86 pt/$ vs 0.62 pt/$ Around 40% better performance per dollar
Newer Oct, 2015 vs Jul, 2015 Release date 3 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 6700HQ vs i5 6440EQ

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700HQ
27.32 mHash/s
Core i5 6440EQ
27.04 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i7 6700HQ
21.48 mPixels/s
Core i5 6440EQ
17.4 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700HQ
226.21 fps
Core i5 6440EQ
165.7 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700HQ
1.48 fps
Core i5 6440EQ
1.28 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (Video composition) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700HQ
11.26 fps
Core i5 6440EQ
6.9 fps

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 6700HQ  vs
i5 6440EQ 
Clock speed 2.6 GHz 2.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 45W 45W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 10.84 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year 39.42 $/year
Performance per watt 5.19 pt/W 4.79 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 36.56W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 8,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 6700HQ  vs
i5 6440EQ 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L3 cache 6 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.51 GHz 3.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz 3.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.51 GHz 3.4 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz 1,000 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 65,536 MB 65,536 MB
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