ProductCore i7-6500UCore i7-7700HQ
Brand Intel Intel
Street Price (Approx) ~ $393
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~ $378
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# CPU Cores 24
Frequency (GHz) 2.5 GHz2.8 GHz
Cache (MB) 46
TDP (Watts) 15 W45 W
Product Segment MobileMobile
Status ReleasedReleased
Announced On 2015-06-012017-01-01
TechnicalsCore i7-6500UCore i7-7700HQ
Dimensions (2D) 42x42 mm42x42 mm
Conflict Free? 11
# CPU Cores 24
Threads/Core 48
Frequency (GHz) 2.5 GHz2.8 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz) 3.1 GHz3.8 GHz
Cache (MB) 46
Instructions Width (bits) 6464
Instructions Extensions SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography Process (nm) 14 nm14 nm
TDP Up (W) 25
TDP (Watts) 15 W45 W
TDP Down (W) 7.535
TDP Frequency (W) 0.8
Max RAM 32 GB64 GB
RAM Types DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133, DDR3L-1600
# Memory Channels 22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec) 34.1GB/s34.1GB/s
Max CPU Temp. 100
Max CPU / Package 11
GPU Intel® HD Graphics 630
PCI-E Version 33
PCI-E Configurations 1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 , 4x1
PCI-E Max Lanes # 1216
Compatible Sockets FCBGA1356FCBGA1440
Intel Turbo Boost Version 22
Intel V-Pro NoNo
Intel Hyper-Thread YesYes
Intel Virtualization (VTX) YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD) YesYes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT) YesYes
Intel TSX Sync. Extensions NoNo
Intel 64 YesYes
Intel MyWiFi YesYes
Idle States YesYes
Enhanced Speedstep Yes
Thermal MonitoringTech. YesYes
Flex Memory YesYes
Intel ID Protect YesYes
Intel SIPP NoNo
Intel SMB Advantage Yes
Smart Response Technology YesYes
Intel AES New Instructions YesYes
Intel Secure Key YesYes
Intel SGX Yes
Intel MPX Yes
Intel OS Guard YesYes
Trusted Execution NoNo
Execution Disable YesYes

 

Intel Core i7-6500U vs. Intel Core i7-7700HQ 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