Core i7-6770HQ vs Core i7-8706G comparison
In our benchmarks, the Core i7-6770HQ beats the Core i7-8706G in overall performance. Despite this, the Core i7-8706G has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
Info from our database shows that they both have the same core count and the same number of threads. Our comparison shows that the Core i7-8706G has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Core i7-6770HQ. Also, the Core i7-8706G has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Core i7-6770HQ CPU outputs less heat than a Core i7-8706G CPU because of its significantly 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 i7-6770HQ has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.