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Intel Core i5-6300HQ vs Core i7-6700HQ

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-6700HQ 7270 points
Core i5-6300HQ 5010 points
Difference: 2260 (45%)

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-6700HQ 20.8 GT/s
Core i5-6300HQ 9.2 GT/s
Difference: 11.6 (126%)

Core Speed

Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHz
Difference: 0.3 (13%)


Core i7-6700HQ 8
Core i5-6300HQ 4
Difference: 4 (100%)


Core i5-6300HQ 45 Watts
Core i7-6700HQ 45 Watts
Difference: 0 (0%)

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Model Core i5-6300HQ Core i7-6700HQ
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Skylake-H Skylake-H
Core Speed 2.3 GHz 2.6 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 4
Total Threads 4 8
Turbo 5/7/7/9 5/7/7/9
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 6 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 530 HD Graphics 530
TDP 45 Watts 45 Watts
Socket BGA 1440 BGA 1440
Released 2015-09-01 2015-09-01