Average Bench: 51.4% (241st of 967)

Based on 3,715 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6600U CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 51.4% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6600U averaged 48.5% 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 93.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 90.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6600U is 23.9%. 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 240Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 252Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,715 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.8 SC Int 87.1 101
55 SC Float 93.2 107
58.1 SC Mixed 90.5 104
72.2% 90.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 QC Int 219 250
153 QC Float 248 283
153 QC Mixed 235 270
53% 234 Pts
Min Avg Max
152 MC Int 223 250
171 MC Float 252 284
165 MC Mixed 240 271
35.6% 238 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 100
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 281
QC Mixed 266
59% 261 Pts
MC Int 245
MC Float 283
MC Mixed 264
39% 264 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.2
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 100
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 269
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 250
MC Float 279
MC Mixed 267
40% 265 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.9
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 102
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 267
QC Mixed 260
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 242
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 258
39% 258 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.1
SC Float 94.6
SC Mixed 91.8
74% 91.8 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 242
55% 243 Pts
MC Int 231
MC Float 255
MC Mixed 251
37% 246 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.5
SC Float 93.6
SC Mixed 93.2
72% 89.4 Pts
QC Int 213
QC Float 249
QC Mixed 239
53% 234 Pts
MC Int 220
MC Float 254
MC Mixed 236
35% 237 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 11.3
SC Float 11.9
SC Mixed 11.1
9% 11.4 Pts
QC Int 25.5
QC Float 33.5
QC Mixed 33
7% 30.7 Pts
MC Int 30.8
MC Float 34.3
MC Mixed 32.9
5% 32.7 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,673,269 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6600U Builds (Compare 1,144 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 54%
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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