Average Bench: 49.7% (255th of 961)

Based on 8,447 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, , 1FABFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 38%Average: 49.7% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7 860 averaged 50.3% 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 77.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 860 is just 19.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 860 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 354Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 342Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,447 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.1 SC Int 70.3 80.7
60.9 SC Float 77.2 87.8
58.3 SC Mixed 73.9 84.1
59% 73.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
172 QC Int 227 272
189 QC Float 249 297
179 QC Mixed 239 286
54% 239 Pts
Min Avg Max
241 MC Int 323 375
264 MC Float 354 410
253 MC Mixed 342 392
50.8% 340 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75
SC Float 82.4
SC Mixed 81.4
64% 79.6 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 294
QC Mixed 284
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 339
MC Float 367
MC Mixed 356
53% 354 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 72.3
SC Float 79.4
SC Mixed 72.4
60% 74.7 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 274
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 340
MC Float 373
MC Mixed 363
54% 358 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.2
SC Float 85.9
SC Mixed 84.1
66% 82.7 Pts
QC Int 218
QC Float 268
QC Mixed 252
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 378
MC Mixed 367
54% 363 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.6
SC Float 74.6
SC Mixed 71.4
57% 71.5 Pts
QC Int 235
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 268
59% 262 Pts
MC Int 342
MC Float 379
MC Mixed 367
54% 363 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72.2
SC Float 77.8
SC Mixed 79.3
61% 76.4 Pts
QC Int 232
QC Float 268
QC Mixed 240
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 366
MC Float 416
MC Mixed 381
58% 388 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.1
SC Float 78.8
SC Mixed 76.6
62% 77.2 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 245
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 361
MC Mixed 362
53% 352 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 71.9
SC Float 79.1
SC Mixed 76
60% 75.7 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 245
QC Mixed 236
54% 238 Pts
MC Int 321
MC Float 336
MC Mixed 328
49% 328 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.6
SC Float 79.1
SC Mixed 72.4
60% 74.4 Pts
QC Int 214
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 231
50% 222 Pts
MC Int 309
MC Float 340
MC Mixed 331
49% 327 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.6
SC Float 74.7
SC Mixed 73
58% 73.1 Pts
QC Int 215
QC Float 228
QC Mixed 226
50% 223 Pts
MC Int 306
MC Float 340
MC Mixed 325
48% 324 Pts
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-860 Processor (8M Cache, 2.80 GHz)
Code NameLynnfield
Launch DateQ3'09
Processor Numberi7-860
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.6500V-1.4000V
Recommended Price$257.00 - $305.00
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.46 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP95 W

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedLGA1156
Processing Die Size296 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors774 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
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