Average Bench: 48.4% (338th of 1117)

Based on 1,733 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6650U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 29%Average: 48.4% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6650U averaged 51.5% 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 85.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 83.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6650U is 29.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6650U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 232Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 212Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,733 samples)
Min Avg Max
39 SC Int 80.4 102
43.4 SC Float 85.8 107
43.8 SC Mixed 83.2 104
66.5% 83.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 QC Int 206 246
144 QC Float 241 283
135 QC Mixed 224 266
50.6% 224 Pts
Min Avg Max
140 MC Int 212 247
168 MC Float 247 284
153 MC Mixed 232 268
34.4% 230 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 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 96.8
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 100
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 235
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 248
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 228
MC Float 277
MC Mixed 241
37% 249 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.7
SC Float 90.5
SC Mixed 86.9
69% 86 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 284
QC Mixed 257
59% 261 Pts
MC Int 243
MC Float 276
MC Mixed 269
39% 263 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.9
SC Float 86.5
SC Mixed 88.5
67% 84.3 Pts
QC Int 237
QC Float 283
QC Mixed 255
58% 258 Pts
MC Int 237
MC Float 278
MC Mixed 258
38% 258 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74
SC Float 79.8
SC Mixed 90.6
65% 81.5 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 268
QC Mixed 248
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 232
MC Float 260
MC Mixed 245
37% 246 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 45.7
SC Float 64.9
SC Mixed 53.2
44% 54.6 Pts
QC Int 179
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 204
45% 200 Pts
MC Int 179
MC Float 215
MC Mixed 199
30% 198 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.6
SC Float 57.5
SC Mixed 54.2
48% 59.4 Pts
QC Int 187
QC Float 209
QC Mixed 208
46% 201 Pts
MC Int 124
MC Float 145
MC Mixed 126
20% 132 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,844,806 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 19%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-6650U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi7-6650U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$415.00
Clock Speed2.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Max TDP15 W
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Graphics 540
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 Size42x24x1.3
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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