Average Bench: 50.3% (269th of 980)

Based on 8,068 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, , 1FABFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 50.3% Great: 60%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7 860 averaged 49.7% 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 77.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 74.3Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 860 is 20.1%. 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 360Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 347Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,068 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.5 SC Int 71.1 84.5
62.8 SC Float 77.7 90.9
59.9 SC Mixed 74.3 87.3
59.5% 74.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
176 QC Int 232 285
199 QC Float 254 314
185 QC Mixed 243 295
55% 243 Pts
Min Avg Max
247 MC Int 327 392
267 MC Float 360 433
258 MC Mixed 347 417
51.5% 345 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 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.1
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 96.7
78% 97.2 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 330
80% 352 Pts
MC Int 470
MC Float 516
MC Mixed 500
74% 495 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.4
SC Float 79.9
SC Mixed 76.9
61% 76.7 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 262
QC Mixed 238
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 315
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 344
50% 338 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 67.9
SC Float 73.9
SC Mixed 71
57% 70.9 Pts
QC Int 218
QC Float 241
QC Mixed 236
52% 232 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 364
MC Mixed 349
52% 349 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 67.7
SC Float 74.4
SC Mixed 71.1
57% 71.1 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 259
QC Mixed 232
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 357
54% 359 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.4
SC Float 70.6
SC Mixed 67.5
54% 67.5 Pts
QC Int 211
QC Float 228
QC Mixed 233
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 320
MC Float 353
MC Mixed 344
51% 339 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.5
SC Float 84.1
SC Mixed 78.8
64% 80.5 Pts
QC Int 232
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 217
52% 227 Pts
MC Int 227
MC Float 242
MC Mixed 229
35% 233 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.9
SC Float 75
SC Mixed 70.8
57% 71.2 Pts
QC Int 204
QC Float 231
QC Mixed 217
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 307
MC Float 331
MC Mixed 330
48% 323 Pts
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Typical Core i7 860 Builds (Compare 1,272 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
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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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2 months ago.

fantastic performer for its price


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1 month ago.

Overclocked it's a beast!


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