Average Bench: 79.1% (51st of 980)

more Based on 43,298 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 0F8BFBFF000506E3, BFEBFBFF000206C2, 0000000000000000, BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1F8BFBFF000506E3, 0FABFBFF000506E3, 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 68%Average: 79.1% Great: 89%
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700 averaged 20.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-6700 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 552Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 113Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700 is 21.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6700 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 108Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 389Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,298 samples)
Min Avg Max
90.6 SC Int 108 120
98 SC Float 113 126
92.6 SC Mixed 110 123
88.1% 110 Pts
Min Avg Max
313 QC Int 375 443
337 QC Float 402 464
325 QC Mixed 389 454
88.1% 389 Pts
Min Avg Max
481 MC Int 552 581
548 MC Float 627 660
522 MC Mixed 596 630
88.4% 592 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 116
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 454
QC Mixed 449
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 573
MC Float 652
MC Mixed 621
92% 615 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 111
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 113
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 418
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 563
MC Float 651
MC Mixed 617
91% 610 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
SC Int 108
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 112
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 391
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 366
87% 383 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 624
MC Mixed 608
89% 594 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.9
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 106
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 326
QC Float 352
QC Mixed 304
74% 327 Pts
MC Int 576
MC Float 665
MC Mixed 627
93% 623 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 21%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation 50%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-6700 Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi7-6700
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$303.00 - $312.00
Clock Speed3.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

Skylake 6th generation Core i7 processor...

Added 24 months ago.

Excellent

22 days ago.

nice


Outstanding

3 months ago.

I have one for about 7 months now, runs smoothly, never had any problems. Very good CPU.


Good

4 days ago.

good for gaming without clocking pair with better gpu such as gtx1070


Excellent

1 month ago.

Value


Poor

6 months ago.

The best CPU you can get for a killer gaming computer, it does it all. True, you cant overclock it, but the power it already has will give anyone 70 fps+ at any game with a capable GPU.


Terrible

25 days ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

2 months ago.

lower core & thread


Excellent

1 month ago.

Brilliant performance for low powered ITX future proof gaming


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