Average Bench: 77.2% (151st of 1239)

more Based on 160,807 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 0F8BFBFF000506E3, BFEBFBFF000206C2, 0000000000000000, BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1F8BFBFF000506E3, 0FABFBFF000506E3, 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 67%Average: 77.2% Great: 86%
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700 averaged 22.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-6700 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 85.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 107Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700 is just 18.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6700 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 569Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 561Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 160,807 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.5 Memory 85.6 93.1
90.2 1-Core 107 121
172 2-Core 207 235
78.1% 133 Pts
Min Avg Max
304 4-Core 372 443
451 8-Core 561 616
60% 467 Pts
Min Avg Max
472 64-Core 569 618
38.2% 569 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.4
1-Core 112
2-Core 217
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 417
8-Core 571
64% 494 Pts
64-Core 584
39% 584 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.1
1-Core 114
2-Core 214
78% 136 Pts
4-Core 385
8-Core 509
58% 447 Pts
64-Core 559
38% 559 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.9
1-Core 96.3
2-Core 173
69% 116 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 481
54% 413 Pts
64-Core 486
33% 486 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.1
1-Core 102
2-Core 184
72% 122 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 504
54% 421 Pts
64-Core 470
32% 470 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,603,435 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $312 @ launch in Sep '15
OutletPCUS $2993 months
AmazonUS $31717 mins
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Typical Core i7-6700 Builds (Compare 5,793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8900

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $499

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-6700 Processor (8M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi7-6700
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$303.00 - $312.00
Clock Speed3.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

Skylake 6th generation Core i7 processor...

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Poor (edit your comment) Add link

6 days ago.

The extra speed and power aren't worth the high price!


Excellent

8 days ago.

Лучший процесор за свои деньги


Excellent

26 days ago.

I've had this CPU for 5 years now from when it dropped, and I have had no problems with it, even when switching through GPUs it has not let me down. It can handle running games with a GTX 970 aswell as an RTX 2080. I love this CPU for it's price.


Excellent

5 months ago.

because is slightly faster in everything and because it's desktop so i could add a liquid cooler in my personal system


Good

8 months ago.

good for gaming without clocking pair with better gpu such as gtx1070


Good

19 months ago.

Just a beast on my asu rogcd11, no cpu peak


Good

4 months ago.

Good to basic gaming but not the best


Excellent

27 days ago.

The best CPU you can get for a killer gaming computer, it does it all. True, you cant overclock it, but the power it already has will give anyone 70 fps+ at any game with a capable GPU.


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

2 years ago.

lower core & thread


Excellent

2 years ago.

Brilliant performance for low powered ITX future proof gaming


Excellent

2 years ago.

I think the performance is impressiv for gaming as well as other stuff. It has very good thermals if you count in the performance it gives. Also you can overclock it with a z170 mainboard which makes it a great deal.


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