Average Bench: 56.2% (213th of 980)

Based on 558 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600S CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 56.2% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2600S averaged 43.8% 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 Integer Speed 86Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 86.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2600S is just 16.4%. 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 380Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 381Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 558 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.1 SC Int 86 99
67.2 SC Float 86.6 99.7
66 SC Mixed 86.4 99.3
69.1% 86.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
216 QC Int 264 306
220 QC Float 267 305
217 QC Mixed 266 304
60.2% 265 Pts
Min Avg Max
312 MC Int 367 398
323 MC Float 380 428
322 MC Mixed 381 416
56.3% 376 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 98.3
SC Float 97.1
SC Mixed 97.1
78% 97.5 Pts
QC Int 283
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 287
65% 287 Pts
MC Int 381
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 387
58% 386 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 97.7
SC Float 99.8
SC Mixed 98.2
79% 98.6 Pts
QC Int 276
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 274
62% 276 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 396
58% 390 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.5
SC Float 97.4
SC Mixed 95.8
76% 95.6 Pts
QC Int 262
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 269
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 389
MC Mixed 392
58% 386 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600S CPU @ 2.80GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.7
SC Float 83.3
SC Mixed 82.9
66% 83 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 275
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 375
MC Float 387
MC Mixed 388
57% 383 Pts
LGA 1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.1
SC Float 88.6
SC Mixed 89.4
72% 89.4 Pts
QC Int 222
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 250
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 379
MC Float 395
MC Mixed 394
58% 390 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 82.5
SC Float 83.9
SC Mixed 81.4
66% 82.6 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 263
60% 262 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 388
MC Mixed 389
58% 384 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 75.6
SC Float 76.5
SC Mixed 74.6
60% 75.6 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 252
QC Mixed 245
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 360
MC Float 366
MC Mixed 363
54% 363 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.2
SC Float 63.1
SC Mixed 66.9
52% 65.4 Pts
QC Int 204
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 204
47% 207 Pts
MC Int 327
MC Float 336
MC Mixed 328
50% 330 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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