Average Bench: 80.3% (27th of 956)

Based on 23,756 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 70%Average: 80.3% Great: 89%
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700 averaged just 19.7% 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 561Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 114Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700 is just 19.1%. 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
Quad Core Integer Speed 379Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,756 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.9 SC Int 108 120
100 SC Float 114 126
97 SC Mixed 111 123
89% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
318 QC Int 379 442
349 QC Float 409 468
336 QC Mixed 395 453
89.3% 394 Pts
Min Avg Max
513 MC Int 561 586
572 MC Float 635 663
549 MC Mixed 606 633
89.8% 601 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 106
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 113
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 378
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 571
MC Float 645
MC Mixed 620
92% 612 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 107
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 379
88% 386 Pts
MC Int 564
MC Float 639
MC Mixed 601
90% 601 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 112
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 373
86% 377 Pts
MC Int 544
MC Float 626
MC Mixed 584
87% 585 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 20%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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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 18 months ago.

Good

7 days ago.

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


Poor

24 days 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

4 months ago.

goog


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