Intel Core i7-7500U vs. Intel Core i7-6700HQ

Intel Core i7-7500UIntel Core i7-6700HQ
2.70 GHzFrequency2.60 GHz
3.50 GHzTurbo (1 Core)3.50 GHz
3.50 GHzTurbo (All Cores)3.20 GHz
2Cores4
YesHyperthreadingYes
NoOverclocking ?No
4 MBCache6 MB
Intel HD Graphics 620GPUIntel HD Graphics 530
0.30 GHzGPU frequency0.35 GHz
1.05 GHzGPU (Turbo)1.05 GHz
10GPU Generation9
12.0DirectX Version12.0
3Max. displays3
24Execution units24
Decode/EncodeCodec h264Decode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec JPEGDecode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 8bitDecode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 10bitNo
Decode/EncodeCodec VP8Decode/Encode
DecodeCodec VP9Decode
DecodeCodec VC-1Decode
Decode/EncodeCodec AVCDecode/Encode
Kaby Lake UArchitectureSkylake-M
DDR4-2133 SO-DIMMMemoryDDR4-2133 SO-DIMM
2Memory channels2
NoECCNo
3.0PCIe version3.0
12PCIe lanes20
14nmTechnology14nm
BGA 1356SocketBGA 1440
15WTDP45W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationVT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q4/2016Release dateQ3/2015
Market price


Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-7500UIntel Core i7-7500U
2x 2.70 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
1.69 (99%)
Intel Core i7-6700HQIntel Core i7-6700HQ
4x 2.60 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
1.7 (100%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-7500UIntel Core i7-7500U
2x 2.70 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
4.12 (56%)
Intel Core i7-6700HQIntel Core i7-6700HQ
4x 2.60 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
7.31 (100%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i7-7500UIntel Core i7-7500U
2x 2.70 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
39.6 (100%)
Intel Core i7-6700HQIntel Core i7-6700HQ
4x 2.60 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
32.7 (83%)



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-7500UIntel Core i7-7500U
2x 2.70 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
149 (100%)
Intel Core i7-6700HQIntel Core i7-6700HQ
4x 2.60 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
148 (99%)



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-7500UIntel Core i7-7500U
2x 2.70 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
376 (56%)
Intel Core i7-6700HQIntel Core i7-6700HQ
4x 2.60 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
672 (100%)




Passmark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i7-7500UIntel Core i7-7500U
2x 2.70 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
5401 (68%)
Intel Core i7-6700HQIntel Core i7-6700HQ
4x 2.60 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
7975 (100%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-7500UIntel Core i7-7500U
2x 2.70 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
3724 (100%)
Intel Core i7-6700HQIntel Core i7-6700HQ
4x 2.60 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
3694 (99%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-7500UIntel Core i7-7500U
2x 2.70 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
8077 (61%)
Intel Core i7-6700HQIntel Core i7-6700HQ
4x 2.60 GHz (3.50 GHz) HT
13212 (100%)



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