Average Bench: 48.9% (330th of 1110)

more Based on 7,682 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: 29%Average: 48.9% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6600U averaged 51.0% 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 88.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 85.8Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6600U is 28.9%. 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 229Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 211Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,682 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.9 SC Int 83.2 102
45.2 SC Float 88.5 107
42.7 SC Mixed 85.8 105
68.6% 85.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
113 QC Int 206 248
128 QC Float 240 284
126 QC Mixed 224 268
50.6% 224 Pts
Min Avg Max
133 MC Int 211 248
148 MC Float 245 283
137 MC Mixed 229 270
34.1% 228 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 98.7
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 101
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 283
QC Mixed 269
60% 267 Pts
MC Int 249
MC Float 282
MC Mixed 272
40% 268 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz
SC Int 95.6
SC Float 99.9
SC Mixed 98.7
78% 98.1 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 266
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 247
MC Float 278
MC Mixed 264
39% 263 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.2
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 96.7
78% 98 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 262
QC Mixed 256
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 237
MC Float 273
MC Mixed 262
38% 257 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.7
SC Float 96.3
SC Mixed 96.6
76% 95.5 Pts
QC Int 222
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 248
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 224
MC Float 269
MC Mixed 247
37% 247 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 91.8
SC Float 97.2
SC Mixed 95
76% 94.7 Pts
QC Int 238
QC Float 272
QC Mixed 237
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 240
MC Float 272
MC Mixed 256
38% 256 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.5
SC Float 96.6
SC Mixed 84.3
71% 88.8 Pts
QC Int 204
QC Float 230
QC Mixed 213
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 196
MC Float 229
MC Mixed 214
32% 213 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.6
SC Float 94.2
SC Mixed 72.8
70% 86.9 Pts
QC Int 207
QC Float 276
QC Mixed 229
54% 238 Pts
MC Int 214
MC Float 238
MC Mixed 184
32% 212 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 62.7
SC Float 53.3
SC Mixed 67.9
49% 61.3 Pts
QC Int 192
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 214
48% 213 Pts
MC Int 194
MC Float 231
MC Mixed 214
32% 213 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,308,324 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6600U Builds (Compare 1,797 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 51%
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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