Average Bench: 55.7% (199th of 961)

Based on 401 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600S CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 55.7% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2600S averaged 44.2% 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 85.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 85.5Pts

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 380Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 381Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 401 samples)
Min Avg Max
63 SC Int 85.2 99.2
64.6 SC Float 85.8 99.7
61.4 SC Mixed 85.5 99.3
68.4% 85.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
212 QC Int 262 304
220 QC Float 265 303
217 QC Mixed 264 301
59.7% 264 Pts
Min Avg Max
304 MC Int 366 400
297 MC Float 380 429
300 MC Mixed 381 416
56.2% 375 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.1
SC Float 97
SC Mixed 94.6
76% 95.2 Pts
QC Int 307
QC Float 303
QC Mixed 301
69% 303 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 390
MC Mixed 392
58% 386 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.9
SC Float 94.3
SC Mixed 94.8
73% 91 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 301
QC Mixed 288
68% 298 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 389
MC Mixed 387
58% 385 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 90.3
SC Float 89.3
SC Mixed 90.1
72% 89.9 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 287
QC Mixed 293
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 388
MC Mixed 392
58% 386 Pts
SKTH, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.4
SC Float 95.4
SC Mixed 95.6
77% 96.5 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 298
QC Mixed 282
67% 296 Pts
MC Int 373
MC Float 385
MC Mixed 394
58% 384 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.8
SC Float 87.1
SC Mixed 94.4
73% 91.4 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 280
62% 276 Pts
MC Int 379
MC Float 390
MC Mixed 394
58% 388 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.5
SC Float 88.3
SC Mixed 80.3
70% 87 Pts
QC Int 295
QC Float 290
QC Mixed 298
67% 294 Pts
MC Int 374
MC Float 386
MC Mixed 394
58% 385 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88
SC Float 89
SC Mixed 86.3
70% 87.8 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 276
59% 262 Pts
MC Int 375
MC Float 367
MC Mixed 386
56% 376 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.7
SC Float 87.1
SC Mixed 90.8
72% 89.5 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 233
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 372
MC Float 378
MC Mixed 381
56% 377 Pts
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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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