Average Bench: 79.9% (33rd of 961)

Based on 29,774 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 69%Average: 79.9% Great: 89%
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700 averaged 20.0% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 114Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 557Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700 is just 19.5%. 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 378Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,774 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.5 SC Int 108 119
101 SC Float 114 126
97.7 SC Mixed 111 122
88.8% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
316 QC Int 378 437
349 QC Float 407 463
332 QC Mixed 393 449
89% 393 Pts
Min Avg Max
500 MC Int 557 583
562 MC Float 632 660
534 MC Mixed 602 631
89.2% 597 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 115
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 119
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 430
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 580
MC Float 655
MC Mixed 626
93% 620 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 115
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 432
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 573
MC Float 648
MC Mixed 620
92% 614 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 118
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 457
QC Mixed 419
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 576
MC Float 656
MC Mixed 624
92% 619 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 111
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 407
QC Mixed 392
89% 391 Pts
MC Int 567
MC Float 636
MC Mixed 619
91% 607 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
SC Int 111
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 115
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 376
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 576
MC Float 653
MC Mixed 624
92% 618 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 102
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 373
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 565
MC Float 624
MC Mixed 620
90% 603 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 103
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 332
QC Float 364
QC Mixed 357
80% 351 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 612
MC Mixed 585
86% 578 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.2
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 333
QC Mixed 343
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 453
MC Float 529
MC Mixed 555
76% 512 Pts
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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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