Average Bench: 80.1% (28th of 952)

Based on 20,975 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 68%Average: 80.1% Great: 89%
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700 averaged just 19.9% 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 560Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 114Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700 is 20.9%. 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 111Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,975 samples)
Min Avg Max
92.9 SC Int 108 119
99.1 SC Float 114 126
94.1 SC Mixed 111 123
88.7% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
314 QC Int 380 441
345 QC Float 408 468
334 QC Mixed 394 454
89.3% 394 Pts
Min Avg Max
511 MC Int 560 584
574 MC Float 633 661
551 MC Mixed 605 631
89.6% 599 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 115
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 118
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 413
QC Mixed 416
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 653
MC Mixed 625
92% 619 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 110
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 410
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 557
MC Float 638
MC Mixed 607
90% 600 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
SC Int 108
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 122
96% 119 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 403
QC Mixed 386
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 570
MC Float 644
MC Mixed 616
91% 610 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 20%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
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 17 months ago.

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10 hrs ago.

Is barely better than 6600k, an i5 cpu


Good

1 day ago.

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


Outstanding

2 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.


Good

3 months ago.

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