Average Bench: 55.9% (206th of 969)

Based on 458 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600S CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 55.9% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2600S averaged 44.1% 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 Integer Speed 85.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 85.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2600S is just 17%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-2600S performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 379Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 380Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 458 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.7 SC Int 85.4 99
64.4 SC Float 86 99.7
64.1 SC Mixed 85.7 99.3
68.6% 85.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
212 QC Int 262 305
220 QC Float 266 303
217 QC Mixed 265 302
59.8% 264 Pts
Min Avg Max
307 MC Int 366 398
301 MC Float 379 428
303 MC Mixed 380 416
56.2% 375 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.2
SC Float 94.3
SC Mixed 93.2
75% 93.6 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 280
62% 275 Pts
MC Int 384
MC Float 391
MC Mixed 394
58% 390 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.1
SC Float 79.5
SC Mixed 77.2
65% 81.3 Pts
QC Int 292
QC Float 242
QC Mixed 272
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 372
MC Float 386
MC Mixed 388
57% 382 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.3
SC Float 84.3
SC Mixed 84.2
69% 86.6 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 242
QC Mixed 249
55% 241 Pts
MC Int 379
MC Float 389
MC Mixed 393
58% 387 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 77
SC Float 78.2
SC Mixed 77.7
62% 77.6 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 239
QC Mixed 241
54% 237 Pts
MC Int 322
MC Float 326
MC Mixed 329
49% 326 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79
SC Float 81.1
SC Mixed 80.2
64% 80.1 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 227
QC Mixed 217
51% 226 Pts
MC Int 352
MC Float 370
MC Mixed 372
55% 365 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.3
SC Float 69.2
SC Mixed 71.5
56% 70 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 233
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 312
MC Float 332
MC Mixed 328
48% 324 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-2600S Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi7-2600S
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.8 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP65 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ1'2013

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 2000
Graphics Base Frequency850 MHz
Wireless DisplayNo
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.35 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

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
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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