Average Bench: 50.5% (265th of 980)

more Based on 5,029 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: 34%Average: 50.5% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6600U averaged 49.5% 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 89.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 87.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6600U is 24.4%. 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 237Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 251Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,029 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.9 SC Int 84.5 102
43.4 SC Float 89.8 107
43.6 SC Mixed 87.7 104
69.8% 87.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
143 QC Int 217 250
157 QC Float 246 283
147 QC Mixed 233 269
52.5% 232 Pts
Min Avg Max
154 MC Int 220 250
177 MC Float 251 284
164 MC Mixed 237 272
35.3% 236 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
SC Int 97.2
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 100
80% 99.7 Pts
QC Int 233
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 265
57% 253 Pts
MC Int 242
MC Float 277
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 94.5
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 100
79% 98.9 Pts
QC Int 210
QC Float 253
QC Mixed 264
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 239
MC Float 278
MC Mixed 260
39% 259 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.2
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 99.6
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 281
QC Mixed 266
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 230
MC Float 260
MC Mixed 248
37% 246 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 42
SC Float 65.2
SC Mixed 97.4
54% 68.2 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 264
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 244
MC Float 278
MC Mixed 262
39% 262 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 276
QC Mixed 256
59% 260 Pts
MC Int 229
MC Float 260
MC Mixed 248
37% 245 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.9
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 93.5
78% 96.9 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 241
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 210
MC Float 241
MC Mixed 237
34% 229 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,226,960 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6600U Builds (Compare 1,080 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
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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