Intel Core i5-7260U vs Intel Core i7-6770HQ

Comparative analysis of Intel Core i5-7260U and Intel Core i7-6770HQ processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Graphics image quality, Graphics API support, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core, GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel Core i5-7260U

  • CPU is newer: launch date 11 month(s) later
  • 3x lower typical power consumption: 15 Watt vs 45 Watt
  • Around 8% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2098 vs 1950
  • Around 3% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 901 vs 879
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 3 January 2017 vs 24 January 2016
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt vs 45 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2098 vs 1950
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 901 vs 879

Reasons to consider the Intel Core i7-6770HQ

  • 2 more cores, run more applications at once: 4 vs 2
  • 4 more threads: 8 vs 4
  • Around 3% higher clock speed: 3.50 GHz vs 3.40 GHz
  • 2x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 2x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • Around 50% more L3 cache; more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • 2x more maximum memory size: 64 GB vs 32 GB
  • Around 75% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 7273 vs 4159
  • Around 77% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 3556 vs 2005
  • Around 54% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 3811 vs 2477
  • Around 34% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 7128 vs 5300
  • Around 38% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 12520 vs 9082
  • Around 54% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 3811 vs 2477
  • Around 34% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 7128 vs 5300
  • Around 38% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 12520 vs 9082
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 4 vs 2
Number of threads 8 vs 4
Maximum frequency 3.50 GHz vs 3.40 GHz
L1 cache 256 KB vs 128 KB
L2 cache 1 MB vs 512 KB
L3 cache 6 MB vs 4 MB
Maximum memory size 64 GB vs 32 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 7273 vs 4159
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 3556 vs 2005
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 3811 vs 2477
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 7128 vs 5300
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 12520 vs 9082
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 3811 vs 2477
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 7128 vs 5300
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 12520 vs 9082

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Core i5-7260U
CPU 2: Intel Core i7-6770HQ

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2098
1950
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
4159
7273
Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
901
879
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
2005
3556
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
CPU 1
CPU 2
2477
3811
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
CPU 1
CPU 2
5300
7128
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
CPU 1
CPU 2
9082
12520
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
CPU 1
CPU 2
2477
3811
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
CPU 1
CPU 2
5300
7128
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
CPU 1
CPU 2
9082
12520
Name Intel Core i5-7260U Intel Core i7-6770HQ
PassMark - Single thread mark 2098 1950
PassMark - CPU mark 4159 7273
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 901 879
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 2005 3556
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 2477 3811
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 5300 7128
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 9082 12520
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 2477 3811
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 5300 7128
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 9082 12520
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 4.799
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 74.513
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 0.65
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 2.302
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 5.353

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Core i5-7260U Intel Core i7-6770HQ

Essentials

Architecture codename Kaby Lake Skylake
Launch date 3 January 2017 24 January 2016
Launch price (MSRP) $304 $434
Place in performance rating 167 191
Processor Number i5-7260U i7-6770HQ
Series 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processors 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors
Status Launched Launched
Vertical segment Mobile Mobile
Price now $1,001.88
Value for money (0-100) 2.86

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.20 GHz 2.60 GHz
L1 cache 128 KB 256 KB
L2 cache 512 KB 1 MB
L3 cache 4 MB 6 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 100°C 100°C
Maximum frequency 3.40 GHz 3.50 GHz
Number of cores 2 4
Number of threads 4 8
Bus Speed 8 GT/s DMI3

Memory

Max memory channels 2 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 34.1 GB/s 34.1 GB/s
Maximum memory size 32 GB 64 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600 DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600

Graphics

Device ID 0x5926 0x193B
eDRAM 64 MB 128 MB
Graphics base frequency 300 MHz 350 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 950 MHz 950 MHz
Graphics max frequency 950 MHz 950 MHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® InTru™ 3D technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 32 GB 64 GB
Processor graphics Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 640 Intel® Iris® Pro Graphics 580

Graphics interfaces

DisplayPort
DVI
eDP
HDMI
Number of displays supported 3 3
Wireless Display (WiDi) support

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 4096x2304@60Hz 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2304@30Hz 4096x2304@24Hz
Max resolution over VGA N / A
Max resolution over WiDi Up to 4096x2304@30Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12 12
OpenGL 4.5 4.5

Compatibility

Configurable TDP-down 9.5 W 35 W
Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 1
Package Size 42x24x1.3 42mm x 28mm
Sockets supported FCBGA1356 FCBGA1440
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt 45 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 12 16
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
PCIe configurations 1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1 Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2 Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® My WiFi technology
Intel® Smart Response technology
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Speed Shift technology
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)