Average Bench: 50% (312th of 1105)

Based on 14,167 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, , 1FABFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 36%Average: 50% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7 860 averaged 49.9% 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 Floating Point Speed 78Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 74.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 860 is 27.8%. 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 361Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 347Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,167 samples)
Min Avg Max
51 SC Int 70.9 85.4
55.4 SC Float 78 93.2
53.9 SC Mixed 74.4 89
59.5% 74.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
155 QC Int 230 301
181 QC Float 253 330
163 QC Mixed 240 316
54.6% 241 Pts
Min Avg Max
238 MC Int 327 423
255 MC Float 361 466
251 MC Mixed 347 451
51.6% 345 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.1
SC Float 93.4
SC Mixed 90.5
72% 90 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 296
QC Mixed 351
69% 306 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 477
MC Mixed 459
68% 456 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.55 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.3
SC Float 92
SC Mixed 88.1
71% 88.5 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 344
QC Mixed 355
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 469
MC Mixed 452
67% 450 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 74.1
SC Float 81.1
SC Mixed 71
60% 75.4 Pts
QC Int 235
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 273
59% 261 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 375
MC Mixed 359
54% 357 Pts
LGA 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 73.2
SC Float 82.6
SC Mixed 80.2
63% 78.7 Pts
QC Int 212
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 235
51% 226 Pts
MC Int 316
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 337
50% 335 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.6
SC Float 85.1
SC Mixed 76.1
63% 79.3 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 236
55% 241 Pts
MC Int 327
MC Float 365
MC Mixed 356
52% 349 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 67.6
SC Float 74.3
SC Mixed 70.7
57% 70.9 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 257
QC Mixed 242
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 332
MC Float 363
MC Mixed 349
52% 348 Pts
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Typical Core i7 860 Builds (Compare 2,259 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
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Motherboard: Asus P7P55D

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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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Still runs all my games at a solid medium settings.


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