Average Bench: 79.5% (51st of 980)

more Based on 46,985 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 0F8BFBFF000506E3, BFEBFBFF000206C2, 0000000000000000, BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1F8BFBFF000506E3, 0FABFBFF000506E3, 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 69%Average: 79.5% Great: 89%
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700 averaged 20.4% 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 555Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 113Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700 is 20.6%. 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 108Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 390Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 46,985 samples)
Min Avg Max
93.6 SC Int 108 121
99.1 SC Float 113 126
97 SC Mixed 111 123
88.7% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
314 QC Int 377 446
339 QC Float 402 465
326 QC Mixed 390 455
88.3% 390 Pts
Min Avg Max
490 MC Int 555 581
558 MC Float 629 660
530 MC Mixed 599 630
88.9% 594 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 118
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 452
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 460
104% 460 Pts
MC Int 573
MC Float 651
MC Mixed 620
92% 615 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 115
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 114
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 452
99% 435 Pts
MC Int 586
MC Float 664
MC Mixed 636
94% 629 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 119
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 386
QC Mixed 398
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 574
MC Float 659
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 97.5
SC Float 98.9
SC Mixed 97.5
78% 98 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 385
QC Mixed 365
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 624
MC Mixed 596
88% 590 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.3
SC Float 96.5
SC Mixed 98.9
78% 97.6 Pts
QC Int 319
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 347
76% 336 Pts
MC Int 522
MC Float 564
MC Mixed 528
80% 538 Pts
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Gaming 21%
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Desktop 71%
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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 2 years ago.

Poor

23 days 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

7 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.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

3 months ago.

lower core & thread


Excellent

2 months ago.

Brilliant performance for low powered ITX future proof gaming


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