Intel Core i7-6970HQ vs Intel Core i5-4402EC

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CPU comparison with benchmarks

Intel Core i7-6970HQ CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-4402EC
Intel Core i7-6970HQ Intel Core i5-4402EC
Intel Core i7 Family Intel Core i5
Intel Core i 6000H CPU group Intel Core i 4000
6 Generation 4
Skylake H Architecture Haswell S
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

4 Cores 2
8 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.80 GHz Frequency 2.50 GHz
3.70 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
3.30 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580 GPU Intel HD Graphics 4600
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.40 GHz
1.05 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.90 GHz
9 GPU Generation 7.5
14 nm Technology 22 nm
3 Max. displays 3
72 Execution units 20
576 Shader 160
64 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12.0 DirectX Version 11.1

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP9 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR4-2133 SO-DIMM Memory DDR3L-1333 SO-DIMM, DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM
Max. Memory 32 GB
2 Memory channels 2
-- Bandwidth --
No ECC Yes
L2 Cache
8.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
20 PCIe lanes 16

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

45 W TDP (PL1) 27 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
35 W TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

14 nm Technology 22 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
BGA 1440 Socket BGA 1364
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q1/2016 Release date Q1/2014
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i7-6970HQ Intel Core i7-6970HQ
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580 @ 1.05 GHz
1210 (100%)
Intel Core i5-4402EC Intel Core i5-4402EC
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 0.90 GHz
288 (24%)
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