Average Bench: 50.7% (239th of 952)

Based on 5,737 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, , 1FABFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 50.7% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Average average bench

The Intel Core i7 860 averaged 49.3% 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 78.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 860 is 25.2%. 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 362Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 350Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,737 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.2 SC Int 72.1 86.2
64.5 SC Float 78.8 93.4
61.7 SC Mixed 75.4 89.6
60.3% 75.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
166 QC Int 232 303
188 QC Float 254 327
181 QC Mixed 244 319
55.1% 243 Pts
Min Avg Max
235 MC Int 330 428
254 MC Float 362 466
244 MC Mixed 350 450
52% 347 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 3.85 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.3
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 98.1
78% 98.2 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 345
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 473
MC Float 518
MC Mixed 499
74% 497 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79
SC Float 91.5
SC Mixed 87.5
69% 86 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 319
QC Mixed 332
74% 324 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 445
MC Mixed 417
64% 425 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.4
SC Float 78.7
SC Mixed 79.4
62% 77.5 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 288
QC Mixed 270
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 341
MC Float 378
MC Mixed 366
54% 362 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80
SC Float 87
SC Mixed 83.9
67% 83.6 Pts
QC Int 245
QC Float 295
QC Mixed 255
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 345
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 366
54% 362 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 72.5
SC Float 80
SC Mixed 76.2
61% 76.2 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 283
QC Mixed 261
58% 258 Pts
MC Int 323
MC Float 364
MC Mixed 350
52% 346 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.3
SC Float 73.8
SC Mixed 71.3
57% 71.1 Pts
QC Int 238
QC Float 266
QC Mixed 240
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 341
MC Float 374
MC Mixed 362
54% 359 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.5
SC Float 74.6
SC Mixed 72.6
58% 72.6 Pts
QC Int 168
QC Float 176
QC Mixed 140
36% 161 Pts
MC Int 134
MC Float 150
MC Mixed 133
21% 139 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 48.5
SC Float 35.8
SC Mixed 30.4
31% 38.2 Pts
QC Int 128
QC Float 83.1
QC Mixed 83.9
22% 98.4 Pts
MC Int 206
MC Float 235
MC Mixed 135
29% 192 Pts
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Desktop 49%
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Workstation 31%
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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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