Average Bench: 50.6% (251st of 968)

Based on 9,052 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, , 1FABFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 50.6% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7 860 averaged 49.4% 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 78.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 74.8Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 860 is 21.1%. 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 358Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 346Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,052 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.4 SC Int 71.3 83.9
63.3 SC Float 78.2 91.8
61.3 SC Mixed 74.8 88.4
59.8% 74.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
169 QC Int 233 293
189 QC Float 255 316
186 QC Mixed 245 308
55.4% 244 Pts
Min Avg Max
230 MC Int 327 402
249 MC Float 358 436
244 MC Mixed 346 415
51.4% 344 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 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.3
SC Float 86.5
SC Mixed 82.7
66% 82.8 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 343
QC Mixed 308
71% 312 Pts
MC Int 392
MC Float 431
MC Mixed 416
62% 413 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.5
SC Float 82.1
SC Mixed 79.2
63% 79.3 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 290
QC Mixed 275
63% 279 Pts
MC Int 297
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 332
49% 327 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.1
SC Float 86
SC Mixed 82
65% 81.4 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 266
QC Mixed 253
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 390
MC Float 433
MC Mixed 416
62% 413 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.3
SC Float 70.5
SC Mixed 68.4
54% 68.1 Pts
QC Int 249
QC Float 267
QC Mixed 259
58% 258 Pts
MC Int 325
MC Float 360
MC Mixed 345
51% 343 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 68
SC Float 74.3
SC Mixed 70.9
57% 71.1 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 244
QC Mixed 234
53% 236 Pts
MC Int 339
MC Float 373
MC Mixed 361
54% 358 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 74.9
SC Float 83.5
SC Mixed 79.5
63% 79.3 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 226
QC Mixed 227
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 237
MC Float 258
MC Mixed 244
37% 246 Pts
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Gaming 51%
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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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fantastic performer for its price


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23 days ago.

Overclocked it's a beast!


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