ProductCore i7-2630QMCore i7-6700HQ
Brand Intel Intel
Street Price (Approx) ~ $115
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~ $378
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# CPU Cores 44
Frequency (GHz) 2 GHz2.6 GHz
Cache (MB) 66
TDP (Watts) 45 W45 W
Product Segment MobileMobile
Status ReleasedReleased
Announced On 2011-01-012015-06-01
TechnicalsCore i7-2630QMCore i7-6700HQ
Dimensions (2D) 37.5x37.5 mm42x42 mm
Conflict Free? 1
# CPU Cores 44
Threads/Core 88
Frequency (GHz) 2 GHz2.6 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz) 2.9 GHz3.5 GHz
Cache (MB) 66
Instructions Width (bits) 6464
Instructions Extensions AVXSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography Process (nm) 32 nm14 nm
TDP (Watts) 45 W45 W
TDP Down (W) 35
Max RAM 16 GB64 GB
RAM Types DDR3 1066/1333DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
# Memory Channels 22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec) 21.3GB/s34.1GB/s
Max CPU Temp. 100100
Max CPU / Package 1
PCI-E Version 23
PCI-E Configurations 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI-E Max Lanes # 1616
Compatible Sockets FCPGA988FCBGA1440
Intel Turbo Boost Version 22
Intel V-Pro NoNo
Intel Hyper-Thread YesYes
Intel Virtualization (VTX) YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD) NoYes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT) YesYes
Intel TSX Sync. Extensions No
Intel 64 YesYes
Intel MyWiFi YesYes
Idle States YesYes
Thermal MonitoringTech. YesYes
Flex Memory YesYes
Intel ID Protect YesYes
Intel SIPP No
Intel SMB Advantage Yes
Smart Response Technology Yes
Intel AES New Instructions YesYes
Intel Secure Key Yes
Intel OS Guard Yes
Trusted Execution NoNo
Execution Disable YesYes


Intel Core i7-2630QM vs. Intel Core i7-6700HQ Specs & Speed Benchmarks

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

Geekbench 4 Multi, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single, Higher is better

Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec), Higher is better


Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Geekbench 4 Multi / Price, Higher is better