CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6700HQ vs 3610QM 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

8.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i7 3610QM 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i7 3610QM  based on its value.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 6700HQ

Reasons to consider the
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Much better 3DMark06 CPU score 66 vs 59 More than 10% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Higher clock speed 2.6 GHz vs 2.3 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Slightly higher turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 3.3 GHz More than 5% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score 226.21 fps vs 163.42 fps Around 40% better CompuBench 1.5 ocean surface simulation score
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Apr, 2012 Release date over 3 years later
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.51 GHz vs 3.11 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,802 vs 1,636 More than 10% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz vs 2.3 GHz More than 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Core i7 3610QM

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Much higher GPU clock speed 650 MHz vs 350 MHz More than 85% higher GPU clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 1.23 pt/$ vs 0.62 pt/$ Around 2x better performance per dollar
Much better performance per watt 10.92 pt/W vs 5.19 pt/W More than 2x better performance per watt
Better turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 5% better turbo clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 6700HQ vs 3610QM

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700HQ
27.32 mHash/s
Core i7 3610QM
11.21 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i7 6700HQ
21.48 mPixels/s
Core i7 3610QM
3.28 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6700HQ
1.48 fps
Core i7 3610QM
1.22 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 6700HQ
4,040 MB/s
Core i7 3610QM
2,200,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 6700HQ  vs
3610QM 
Clock speed 2.6 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.3 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No No
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 10.92 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 36.56W

bus

Architecture FSB DMI
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 6700HQ  vs
3610QM 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.51 GHz 3.11 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz 2.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.51 GHz 3.11 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz 1,100 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3L-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
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