Average Bench: 52.1% (228th of 961)

Based on 908 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6650U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 36%Average: 52.1% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6650U averaged 47.8% 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 93.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 90.9Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6650U is 23%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6650U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 258Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 247Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 908 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.7 SC Int 87.9 102
62 SC Float 93.3 107
61.4 SC Mixed 90.9 104
72.6% 90.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
151 QC Int 223 250
152 QC Float 252 283
157 QC Mixed 240 269
53.9% 238 Pts
Min Avg Max
159 MC Int 228 250
176 MC Float 258 283
166 MC Mixed 247 272
36.6% 245 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 94.2
SC Float 98.8
SC Mixed 98.5
78% 97.2 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 262
QC Mixed 258
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 237
MC Float 257
MC Mixed 264
38% 253 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 95.3
SC Float 99.7
SC Mixed 97.5
78% 97.5 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 267
QC Mixed 256
57% 253 Pts
MC Int 237
MC Float 265
MC Mixed 247
37% 250 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.6
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 95.9
77% 96.5 Pts
QC Int 231
QC Float 265
QC Mixed 249
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 233
MC Float 265
MC Mixed 263
38% 254 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.2
SC Float 96.8
SC Mixed 95.1
76% 94.4 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 250
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 235
MC Float 256
MC Mixed 251
37% 247 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.2
SC Float 95.7
SC Mixed 93
75% 93.6 Pts
QC Int 221
QC Float 205
QC Mixed 241
50% 222 Pts
MC Int 240
MC Float 259
MC Mixed 258
38% 252 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.1
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 100
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 223
QC Mixed 206
51% 226 Pts
MC Int 247
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 266
39% 263 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.6
SC Float 88.4
SC Mixed 87.4
70% 87.1 Pts
QC Int 189
QC Float 226
QC Mixed 214
47% 210 Pts
MC Int 224
MC Float 256
MC Mixed 242
36% 241 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,095,272 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6650U Builds (Compare 1,947 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

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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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