Average Bench: 78.7% (41st of 968)

Based on 34,368 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 67%Average: 78.7% Great: 89%
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700 averaged 21.2% 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 554Pts
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 402Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700 is 21.6%. 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 105Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 109Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 34,368 samples)
Min Avg Max
90.9 SC Int 105 118
97.4 SC Float 112 126
94.6 SC Mixed 109 122
86.8% 109 Pts
Min Avg Max
310 QC Int 374 443
340 QC Float 402 468
324 QC Mixed 388 455
87.9% 388 Pts
Min Avg Max
498 MC Int 554 581
559 MC Float 627 659
533 MC Mixed 599 629
88.7% 593 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 112
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 398
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 413
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 584
MC Float 663
MC Mixed 635
94% 627 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 113
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 425
QC Mixed 393
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 571
MC Float 640
MC Mixed 615
91% 609 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.2
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 381
QC Mixed 362
82% 361 Pts
MC Int 515
MC Float 580
MC Mixed 566
83% 554 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 21%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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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 22 months ago.

Excellent

10 days ago.

nice


Outstanding

1 month ago.

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


Good

1 month ago.

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


Poor

22 days ago.

Value


Poor

4 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

1 day ago.

lower core & thread


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