Average Bench: 80.7% (26th of 956)

Based on 21,278 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 71%Average: 80.7% Great: 89%
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700 averaged just 19.3% 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

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700 is just 18.2%. 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 109Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 381Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,278 samples)
Min Avg Max
95.8 SC Int 109 120
100 SC Float 115 126
97 SC Mixed 112 123
89.3% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
316 QC Int 381 441
350 QC Float 410 466
341 QC Mixed 398 453
89.8% 396 Pts
Min Avg Max
512 MC Int 563 585
581 MC Float 638 663
546 MC Mixed 608 633
90.1% 603 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 112
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 449
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 580
MC Float 654
MC Mixed 625
93% 619 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 416
94% 413 Pts
MC Int 582
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 629
93% 623 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
SC Int 117
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 384
88% 391 Pts
MC Int 582
MC Float 658
MC Mixed 627
93% 623 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 390
QC Mixed 394
84% 373 Pts
MC Int 553
MC Float 626
MC Mixed 530
85% 570 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 100
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 103
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 356
80% 351 Pts
MC Int 561
MC Float 636
MC Mixed 598
90% 599 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.8
SC Float 99.9
SC Mixed 98.8
77% 96.8 Pts
QC Int 332
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 365
80% 355 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 600
MC Mixed 559
83% 558 Pts
1151p, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 78.6
SC Mixed 93.9
73% 91.7 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 316
QC Mixed 302
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 524
MC Float 594
MC Mixed 568
84% 562 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 20%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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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
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