Average Bench: 52% (248th of 980)

more Based on 4,180 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000406E3, , 0000000000000000, 1FABFBFF000406E3, BFEBFBFF00040651, 0FABFBFF000406E3 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6600U CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6600U CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 36%Average: 52% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6600U averaged 47.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 94.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 91.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6600U is 22.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6600U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 242Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 255Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,180 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.2 SC Int 88.1 102
64.9 SC Float 94.4 107
62.2 SC Mixed 91.6 104
73.1% 91.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
146 QC Int 222 250
163 QC Float 252 284
160 QC Mixed 238 270
53.7% 237 Pts
Min Avg Max
166 MC Int 225 250
187 MC Float 255 284
177 MC Mixed 242 271
36% 241 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 100
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 281
QC Mixed 266
60% 263 Pts
MC Int 241
MC Float 279
MC Mixed 263
39% 261 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.2
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 101
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 270
QC Mixed 263
59% 260 Pts
MC Int 242
MC Float 276
MC Mixed 263
39% 261 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.5
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 102
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 245
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 261
59% 262 Pts
MC Int 240
MC Float 279
MC Mixed 272
39% 264 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.6
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 255
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 246
MC Float 279
MC Mixed 266
39% 264 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
SC Int 102
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 105
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 270
QC Mixed 248
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 235
MC Float 266
MC Mixed 246
37% 249 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.1
SC Float 93.2
SC Mixed 89.6
73% 91.6 Pts
QC Int 215
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 267
55% 243 Pts
MC Int 244
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 256
39% 259 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.8
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 99.9
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 232
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 245
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 224
MC Float 267
MC Mixed 251
37% 248 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.4
SC Float 73.4
SC Mixed 67.7
55% 68.8 Pts
QC Int 211
QC Float 272
QC Mixed 243
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 247
MC Float 274
MC Mixed 257
39% 259 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
SC Int 73.7
SC Float 78.9
SC Mixed 84.1
63% 78.9 Pts
QC Int 205
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 211
48% 211 Pts
MC Int 232
MC Float 257
MC Mixed 239
36% 243 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,469,660 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-6600U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi7-6600U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$393.00
Clock Speed2.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Max TDP15 W
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 520
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory32 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12

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
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size42mm X 24mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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