Average Bench: 79.6% (38th of 970)

Based on 35,715 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 70%Average: 79.6% Great: 89%
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700 averaged 20.3% 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 556Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 113Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700 is just 19.4%. 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 107Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 377Pts
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 35,715 samples)
Min Avg Max
92 SC Int 107 119
98.2 SC Float 113 125
95.3 SC Mixed 110 122
88.1% 110 Pts
Min Avg Max
321 QC Int 377 444
347 QC Float 405 468
338 QC Mixed 392 456
88.6% 391 Pts
Min Avg Max
488 MC Int 556 584
546 MC Float 630 660
523 MC Mixed 600 631
89% 595 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 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 121
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 461
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 575
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 632
93% 622 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 113
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 435
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 575
MC Float 653
MC Mixed 623
92% 617 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 407
QC Mixed 396
89% 395 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 652
MC Mixed 623
92% 614 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
SC Int 103
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 106
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 400
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 602
MC Mixed 578
85% 572 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
SC Int 95.8
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 102
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 353
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 366
84% 370 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 653
MC Mixed 623
92% 618 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 343
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 575
MC Float 650
MC Mixed 620
92% 615 Pts
35,715 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,074,676 CPUs tested.

 Prices

BHPhotoUS $297.2311 hrs ago.
EbayUS $309.9910 mins ago.
NeweggUS $309.9911 hrs ago.
AmazonUS $315.0019 mins ago.
OutletPCUS $437.8420 hrs ago.
Send price feedback
Typical Core i7-6700 Builds (Compare 2,227 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8900

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $507

Popular Core i7-6700 systems:

How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark (UBM).
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write and mixed IO.
  • - Checks include: 4k Align, NCQ, TRIM, SATA, USB & S.M.A.R.T.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the highest voted in class.
  • - Find the best upgrades.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2017 CPU Rankings.

Welcome to our desktop CPU comparison. We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by price to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Calculated values don't always paint the whole picture so we check them against hundreds of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

ADVERTISEMENT

 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 23 months ago.

Excellent

1 month ago.

nice


Outstanding

2 months ago.

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


Good

2 months ago.

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


Excellent

22 days ago.

Value


Poor

5 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 month ago.

lower core & thread


Excellent

1 day ago.

Brilliant performance for low powered ITX future proof gaming


Your
opinion?
▲Like ▼Dislike

You have viewed 64 pages, please contribute.


970 Processors (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different CPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $295AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $119
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $711SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  @Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback