Average Bench: 49.7% (274th of 985)

more Based on 5,808 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: 32%Average: 49.7% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6600U averaged 50.2% 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 89.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 86.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6600U is 26.6%. 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 232Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 247Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,808 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.2 SC Int 83.3 102
51.2 SC Float 89.4 107
48.4 SC Mixed 86.4 104
69.1% 86.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
132 QC Int 213 249
156 QC Float 245 283
141 QC Mixed 229 269
51.9% 229 Pts
Min Avg Max
149 MC Int 215 250
169 MC Float 247 284
153 MC Mixed 232 271
34.6% 232 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 102
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 104
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 240
QC Float 287
QC Mixed 259
59% 262 Pts
MC Int 248
MC Float 282
MC Mixed 268
40% 266 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 102
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 252
58% 258 Pts
MC Int 236
MC Float 281
MC Mixed 262
39% 260 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.8
SC Float 85.7
SC Mixed 88.2
67% 84.2 Pts
QC Int 218
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 248
55% 243 Pts
MC Int 196
MC Float 242
MC Mixed 229
33% 222 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 84
SC Float 88
SC Mixed 88.3
69% 86.8 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 247
QC Mixed 236
55% 244 Pts
MC Int 248
MC Float 280
MC Mixed 260
39% 263 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.5
SC Float 61.7
SC Mixed 62.4
52% 64.5 Pts
QC Int 135
QC Float 155
QC Mixed 145
33% 145 Pts
MC Int 147
MC Float 157
MC Mixed 144
22% 149 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,412,876 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
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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