Average Bench: 52.2% (227th of 961)

Based on 3,143 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6600U CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 37%Average: 52.2% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6600U averaged 47.7% 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 95Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 91.9Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6600U is 21.8%. 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 3,143 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.6 SC Int 88.6 101
64 SC Float 95 107
61.6 SC Mixed 91.9 104
73.4% 91.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
152 QC Int 223 251
166 QC Float 253 283
164 QC Mixed 239 269
53.9% 238 Pts
Min Avg Max
164 MC Int 226 250
184 MC Float 255 284
172 MC Mixed 242 272
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 85.4
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 101
77% 96.1 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 264
57% 253 Pts
MC Int 250
MC Float 282
MC Mixed 268
40% 267 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.2
SC Float 97.6
SC Mixed 98.3
79% 98.4 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 268
58% 258 Pts
MC Int 245
MC Float 274
MC Mixed 268
39% 262 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.1
SC Float 87.7
SC Mixed 83.8
66% 82.9 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 270
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 250
MC Float 279
MC Mixed 268
40% 266 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
SC Int 72.2
SC Float 74.9
SC Mixed 87.9
63% 78.3 Pts
QC Int 204
QC Float 197
QC Mixed 206
46% 202 Pts
MC Int 201
MC Float 211
MC Mixed 200
31% 204 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.7
SC Float 81.9
SC Mixed 77.1
64% 79.6 Pts
QC Int 196
QC Float 222
QC Mixed 192
46% 203 Pts
MC Int 185
MC Float 218
MC Mixed 191
30% 198 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,095,272 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6600U Builds (Compare 1,013 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

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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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