Average Bench: 80% (28th of 952)

Based on 20,213 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 67%Average: 80% 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 559Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 114Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700 is 22.2%. 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. Quad Core Mixed Speed 394Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,213 samples)
Min Avg Max
91.1 SC Int 108 119
97.3 SC Float 114 126
92.7 SC Mixed 111 123
88.9% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
300 QC Int 380 441
339 QC Float 408 468
319 QC Mixed 394 453
89.2% 394 Pts
Min Avg Max
507 MC Int 559 584
568 MC Float 633 661
549 MC Mixed 604 632
89.5% 599 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 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 130
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 505
QC Mixed 485
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 663
MC Float 756
MC Mixed 720
107% 713 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 111
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 383
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 421
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 572
MC Float 652
MC Mixed 620
92% 615 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 118
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 376
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 575
MC Float 654
MC Mixed 630
93% 620 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 376
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 653
MC Mixed 620
92% 617 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 108
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 393
QC Mixed 387
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 527
MC Float 585
MC Mixed 597
85% 570 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 106
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 384
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 547
MC Float 637
MC Mixed 610
89% 598 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
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