Average Bench: 79.1% (39th of 966)

Based on 30,984 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 67%Average: 79.1% Great: 89%
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700 averaged 20.8% 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 554Pts
Quad Core Floating Point Speed 404Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700 is 21.5%. 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 106Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 109Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,984 samples)
Min Avg Max
89.4 SC Int 106 119
97.6 SC Float 113 126
93 SC Mixed 109 123
87.4% 109 Pts
Min Avg Max
301 QC Int 376 442
333 QC Float 404 465
322 QC Mixed 390 453
88.3% 390 Pts
Min Avg Max
496 MC Int 554 583
562 MC Float 628 660
533 MC Mixed 598 630
88.7% 593 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 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 441
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 453
100% 443 Pts
MC Int 580
MC Float 660
MC Mixed 627
93% 622 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 114
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 117
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 439
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 658
MC Mixed 628
93% 622 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
SC Int 120
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 391
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 407
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 584
MC Float 660
MC Mixed 632
94% 625 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 118
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 411
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 658
MC Mixed 628
93% 622 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 117
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 114
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 407
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 563
MC Float 622
MC Mixed 620
90% 602 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 111
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 113
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 364
QC Mixed 347
78% 347 Pts
MC Int 583
MC Float 656
MC Mixed 627
93% 622 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 20%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
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

 Comments

Skylake 6th generation Core i7 processor...

Added 21 months ago.

Outstanding

1 month 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

1 day ago.

Value


Poor

3 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.


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