Average Bench: 50.4% (248th of 959)

Based on 7,226 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, , 1FABFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 50.4% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Average average bench

The Intel Core i7 860 averaged 49.5% 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 78.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 860 is 22.2%. 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 358Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 345Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,226 samples)
Min Avg Max
58 SC Int 71.4 84.8
63.7 SC Float 78.3 92.2
61.4 SC Mixed 75 89
59.9% 74.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
172 QC Int 232 290
189 QC Float 253 316
180 QC Mixed 243 302
55% 243 Pts
Min Avg Max
227 MC Int 327 406
250 MC Float 358 444
232 MC Mixed 345 422
51.3% 343 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.2
SC Float 81.9
SC Mixed 83.1
65% 81.4 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 272
QC Mixed 282
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 341
MC Float 371
MC Mixed 359
53% 357 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.3
SC Float 85
SC Mixed 81.8
65% 81.7 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 287
QC Mixed 276
63% 277 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 421
MC Mixed 406
60% 404 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 76.3
SC Float 83.5
SC Mixed 79.3
64% 79.7 Pts
QC Int 238
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 274
60% 264 Pts
MC Int 336
MC Float 368
MC Mixed 354
53% 353 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 75.3
SC Float 82
SC Mixed 79.1
63% 78.8 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 254
QC Mixed 261
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 341
MC Float 375
MC Mixed 365
54% 360 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.5
SC Float 85.8
SC Mixed 81
65% 81.4 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 244
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 367
MC Mixed 357
53% 352 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.5
SC Float 75.2
SC Mixed 72.1
58% 71.9 Pts
QC Int 206
QC Float 222
QC Mixed 222
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 327
MC Float 357
MC Mixed 348
51% 344 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 63.5
SC Float 71.7
SC Mixed 64.9
53% 66.7 Pts
QC Int 174
QC Float 192
QC Mixed 191
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 307
MC Float 344
MC Mixed 330
49% 327 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.5
SC Float 65.8
SC Mixed 57.2
55% 68.2 Pts
QC Int 199
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 178
46% 203 Pts
MC Int 213
MC Float 245
MC Mixed 270
36% 243 Pts
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Desktop 51%
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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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