Average Bench: 56.1% (215th of 980)

Based on 515 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600S CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 56.1% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-2600S averaged 43.9% 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 85.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 86.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-2600S is just 17.2%. 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 515 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.4 SC Int 85.7 99
66.2 SC Float 86.4 99.7
65 SC Mixed 86.1 99.3
68.8% 86.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
214 QC Int 263 307
220 QC Float 266 305
216 QC Mixed 266 304
60.1% 265 Pts
Min Avg Max
307 MC Int 366 402
308 MC Float 380 429
308 MC Mixed 381 417
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 99
SC Float 99
SC Mixed 99.9
79% 99.3 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 305
69% 305 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 393
MC Mixed 397
59% 391 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.5
SC Float 98.7
SC Mixed 97.6
79% 98.3 Pts
QC Int 292
QC Float 305
QC Mixed 301
68% 300 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 390
MC Mixed 390
58% 386 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 88.4
SC Float 91.9
SC Mixed 90.6
72% 90.3 Pts
QC Int 275
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 298
65% 288 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 389
MC Mixed 392
58% 386 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 92.8
SC Float 92.8
SC Mixed 91
74% 92.2 Pts
QC Int 262
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 284
63% 280 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 387
MC Mixed 394
58% 388 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 96.7
SC Float 98
SC Mixed 98.3
78% 97.7 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 265
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 392
MC Mixed 394
58% 389 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 88.6
SC Float 90.6
SC Mixed 90.6
72% 89.9 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 270
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 389
MC Mixed 391
58% 386 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.7
SC Float 83.1
SC Mixed 87.1
68% 84.3 Pts
QC Int 249
QC Float 237
QC Mixed 254
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 428
MC Float 442
MC Mixed 443
66% 438 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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