Average Bench: 85.2% - 21st / 934

Based on 18,812 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 77%Average: 85.2% Great: 93%
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700 averaged just 14.8% 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 563Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 115Pts
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Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700 is just 16.6%. 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 109Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 112Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,812 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.8 SC Int 109 120
101 SC Float 115 126
99.5 SC Mixed 112 122
89.4% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
326 QC Int 383 443
356 QC Float 411 467
342 QC Mixed 397 454
90% 397 Pts
Min Avg Max
517 MC Int 563 584
585 MC Float 638 661
558 MC Mixed 608 631
90.1% 603 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 117
96% 119 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 455
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 596
MC Float 671
MC Mixed 647
95% 638 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 116
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 418
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 440
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 575
MC Float 652
MC Mixed 622
92% 617 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 113
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 120
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 400
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 573
MC Float 652
MC Mixed 620
92% 615 Pts

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Gaming 23%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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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 15 months ago.

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2 hrs ago.

Is barely better than 6600k, an i5 cpu


Outstanding

5 hrs 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

1 month ago.

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