Average Bench: 50.3% (297th of 1089)

more Based on 6,780 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: 50.3% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6600U averaged 49.6% 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 87.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6600U is 25%. 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 235Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 250Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,780 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.7 SC Int 84.5 102
46 SC Float 89.4 107
47 SC Mixed 87.5 105
69.7% 87.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
137 QC Int 213 249
158 QC Float 247 283
147 QC Mixed 232 268
52.3% 231 Pts
Min Avg Max
151 MC Int 217 250
169 MC Float 250 284
165 MC Mixed 235 270
34.9% 234 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 99.5
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 261
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 236
MC Float 281
MC Mixed 261
39% 259 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.2
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 240
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 227
MC Float 273
MC Mixed 253
38% 251 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.6
SC Float 99.9
SC Mixed 95
77% 96.2 Pts
QC Int 200
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 211
48% 212 Pts
MC Int 198
MC Float 221
MC Mixed 210
31% 210 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.7
SC Float 96.1
SC Mixed 80.9
71% 88.6 Pts
QC Int 163
QC Float 266
QC Mixed 225
49% 218 Pts
MC Int 195
MC Float 210
MC Mixed 210
31% 205 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 54
SC Float 66.2
SC Mixed 72.9
51% 64.4 Pts
QC Int 188
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 207
47% 207 Pts
MC Int 187
MC Float 229
MC Mixed 202
31% 206 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,443,572 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6600U Builds (Compare 1,641 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
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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