Core i3-7300T vs Core i7-6700HQ benchmarks
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Core i7-6700HQ performs better than the Core i3-7300T. Despite this, the Core i3-7300T has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Core i7-6700HQ has significantly more cores than the Core i3-7300T. Indeed, the Core i7-6700HQ has 4 cores compared to 2 cores found in the Core i3-7300T. It also has more threads than the Core i3-7300T. With our hardware info, we find that the Core i3-7300T has a slightly higher clock speed than the Core i7-6700HQ. A Core i3-7300T CPU outputs less heat than a Core i7-6700HQ CPU because of its slightly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.
Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Core i3-7300T has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.