Average Bench: 50.3% (265th of 981)

Based on 12,119 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, , 1FABFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 38%Average: 50.3% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7 860 averaged 49.6% 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 74.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 860 is 23.6%. 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 348Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,119 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.1 SC Int 71 83.7
62.3 SC Float 78 91.7
58.3 SC Mixed 74.6 87.2
59.6% 74.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
166 QC Int 231 293
190 QC Float 254 322
172 QC Mixed 243 309
55% 243 Pts
Min Avg Max
236 MC Int 328 412
260 MC Float 361 451
247 MC Mixed 348 436
51.7% 345 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.95 GHz
SC Int 95.6
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 101
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 403
QC Mixed 390
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 526
MC Mixed 512
76% 506 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.25 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.7
SC Float 86.5
SC Mixed 82.6
66% 82.6 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 331
75% 331 Pts
MC Int 400
MC Float 445
MC Mixed 427
63% 424 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.5
SC Float 90.7
SC Mixed 87.6
70% 87.3 Pts
QC Int 240
QC Float 270
QC Mixed 257
58% 255 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 409
MC Mixed 393
58% 390 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79
SC Float 87.4
SC Mixed 82.4
66% 82.9 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 262
QC Mixed 244
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 381
MC Mixed 371
55% 365 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79
SC Float 86.5
SC Mixed 83
66% 82.8 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 241
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 340
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 364
54% 360 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.9
SC Float 74
SC Mixed 70.9
57% 70.9 Pts
QC Int 235
QC Float 256
QC Mixed 237
55% 243 Pts
MC Int 328
MC Float 367
MC Mixed 355
52% 350 Pts
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Typical Core i7 860 Builds (Compare 1,704 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 56%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 34%
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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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1 month ago.

fantastic performer for its price


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2 months ago.

Dixk


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4 months ago.

Overclocked it's a beast!


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