Average Bench: 79.8% (31st of 959)

Based on 25,125 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 70%Average: 79.8% Great: 89%
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700 averaged 20.2% 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 559Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 114Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700 is just 19.3%. 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 107Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 377Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,125 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.3 SC Int 107 119
101 SC Float 114 125
96.6 SC Mixed 110 122
88.4% 110 Pts
Min Avg Max
315 QC Int 377 437
343 QC Float 405 466
337 QC Mixed 392 454
88.7% 392 Pts
Min Avg Max
498 MC Int 559 583
574 MC Float 634 660
548 MC Mixed 604 631
89.6% 599 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 108
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 394
88% 390 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 630
MC Mixed 597
89% 598 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 348
QC Mixed 338
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 532
MC Mixed 472
73% 490 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.7
SC Float 90.9
SC Mixed 92
72% 90.5 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 337
72% 320 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 600
MC Mixed 534
83% 556 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.2
SC Float 94.7
SC Mixed 92.5
74% 92.8 Pts
QC Int 277
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 282
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 547
MC Float 626
MC Mixed 562
86% 578 Pts
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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 19 months ago.

Good

21 days ago.

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


Poor

1 month 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

5 months ago.

goog


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