Intel Core i7-5700HQ: specs and benchmarks

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Year of release 2015
Performance 5.78

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i7-5700HQ sales 2 June 2015 at a recommended price of $378. This is Broadwell-H architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3500 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1364 processor with a TDP of 47 Watt and a maximum temperature of 105 °C. It supports DDR3, DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at

5.78%

of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5995WX.

General info

Of Core i7-5700HQ processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating1074
Value for money1.00
Market segmentDesktop processor
SeriesIntel Core i7
Architecture codenameBroadwell-H (2015)
Release date2 June 2015 (7 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$378of 305 (Core i7-870)
Price now$899 (2.4x MSRP)of 14999 (Xeon Platinum 9282)
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Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores4 (Quad-Core)
Threads8
Base clock speed2.7 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed3.5 GHzof 5.5 (Core i9-12900KS)
L1 cache64K (per core)of 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache256K (per core)of 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache6 MB (shared)of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography14 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Die size182 mm2
Maximum core temperature105 °Cof 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)105 °C
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-
Unlocked multiplier-

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-5700HQ compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
SocketFCBGA1364
Thermal design power (TDP)47 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Core i7-5700HQ. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI+
AVX+
vPro-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
Turbo Boost Technology2.0
Hyper-Threading Technology+
TSX-
Idle States+
Thermal Monitoring+
Flex Memory Access+
SIPP-
Smart Response+
FDI+
Fast Memory Access+

Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+
EDB+
Secure Key+
Identity Protection+
OS Guard+

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

AMD-V+
VT-d+
VT-x+
EPT+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-5700HQ's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3, DDR3of 4800 (Ryzen 9 6980HX)
Maximum memory size32 GBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels2of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
Maximum memory bandwidth25.6 GB/sof 281.6 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i7-5700HQ.

Integrated graphics cardIntel Iris Pro Graphics 6200
Max video memory32 GB
Quick Sync Video+
Clear Video+
Clear Video HD+
Graphics max frequency1.05 GHz
InTru 3D+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-5700HQ's integrated GPU.

Number of displays supported3
eDP+
DisplayPort+
HDMI+
VGA+

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-5700HQ's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.

Max resolution over HDMI 1.42560x1600@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort4096x2304@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-5700HQ's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectX11.2/12
OpenGL4.3

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version3.0
PCI Express lanes16of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Core i7-5700HQ. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

i7-5700HQ 5.78
  • Passmark
  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
  • 3DMark06 CPU
  • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core
  • TrueCrypt AES
  • x264 encoding pass 2
  • x264 encoding pass 1
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Physics

Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

i7-5700HQ 5988

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

Benchmark coverage: 37%

i7-5700HQ 828

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

Benchmark coverage: 37%

i7-5700HQ 2890

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

Cinebench R10 is an ancient ray tracing benchmark for processors by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. Its single core version uses just one CPU thread to render a futuristic looking motorcycle.

Benchmark coverage: 20%

i7-5700HQ 5539

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R10 using all the processor threads. Possible number of threads is limited by 16 in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

i7-5700HQ 21530

3DMark06 CPU

3DMark06 is a discontinued DirectX 9 benchmark suite from Futuremark. Its CPU part contains two scenarios, one dedicated to artificial intelligence pathfinding, another to game physics using PhysX package.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

i7-5700HQ 7665

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 11.5 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R11.5 which uses all the processor threads. A maximum of 64 threads is supported in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

i7-5700HQ 8

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core (sometimes called Multi-Thread) is a variant of Cinebench R15 which uses all the processor threads.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

i7-5700HQ 720

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

Cinebench R11.5 is an old benchmark by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version loads a single thread with ray tracing to render a glossy room full of crystal spheres and light sources.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

i7-5700HQ 1.66

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

Cinebench R15 (standing for Release 15) is a benchmark made by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version (sometimes called Single-Thread) only uses a single processor thread to render a room full of reflective spheres and light sources.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

i7-5700HQ 144

TrueCrypt AES

TrueCrypt is a discontinued piece of software that was widely used for on-the-fly-encryption of disk partitions, now superseded by VeraCrypt. It contains several embedded performance tests, one of them being TrueCrypt AES, which measures data encryption speed using AES algorithm. Result is encryption speed in gigabytes per second.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

i7-5700HQ 4.2

x264 encoding pass 2

x264 Pass 2 is a slower variant of x264 video compression that produces a variable bit rate output file, which results in better quality since the higher bit rate is used when it is needed more. Benchmark result is still measured in frames per second.  

Benchmark coverage: 12%

i7-5700HQ 43

x264 encoding pass 1

x264 version 4.0 is a video encoding benchmark uses MPEG 4 x264 compression method to compress a sample HD (720p) video. Pass 1 is a faster variant that produces a constant bit rate output file. Its result is measured in frames per second, which means how many frames of the source video file were encoded per second.  

Benchmark coverage: 12%

i7-5700HQ 166

3DMark Fire Strike Physics

Benchmark coverage: 4%

i7-5700HQ 7870

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i7-5700HQ. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 45 Mh/s  

Game benchmarks

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i7-5700HQ performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.


Intel Core i7-5700HQ 100
AMD FX-9370 99.83
AMD FX-8350 99.13

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-5700HQ from AMD is FX-9370, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

AMD FX-9370 FX 9370
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Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i7-5700HQ:

AMD FX-8370 102.42
Intel Core i7-5700HQ 100
AMD FX-9370 99.83
AMD FX-8350 99.13

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