Average Bench: 76.4% (94th of 1147)

more Based on 93,727 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 0F8BFBFF000506E3, BFEBFBFF000206C2, 0000000000000000, BFEBFBFF000206A7, 1F8BFBFF000506E3, 0FABFBFF000506E3, 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Poor: 63%Average: 76.4% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6700 averaged 23.5% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 111Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 619Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6700 is 23.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6700 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Quad Core Integer Speed 357Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 373Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 93,727 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.3 SC Int 105 118
86.8 SC Float 111 125
87.7 SC Mixed 108 121
86.3% 108 Pts
Min Avg Max
287 QC Int 357 430
318 QC Float 389 462
301 QC Mixed 373 445
84.5% 373 Pts
Min Avg Max
454 MC Int 527 573
534 MC Float 619 657
493 MC Mixed 578 621
85.8% 575 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 415
99% 435 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 644
MC Mixed 612
90% 606 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 109
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 384
QC Mixed 381
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 539
MC Float 643
MC Mixed 604
89% 595 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 355
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 361
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 645
MC Mixed 596
88% 592 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 61.4
SC Float 44.2
SC Mixed 116
59% 74 Pts
QC Int 328
QC Float 384
QC Mixed 356
80% 356 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 494
MC Mixed 556
74% 494 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,460,134 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $312 @ launch in Sep '15
AmazonUS $3021 hr
NeweggUS $3352 months
BHPhotoUS $3492 days
OutletPCUS $44820 hrs
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Typical Core i7-6700 Builds (Compare 3,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 8900

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $468

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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...

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

1 month ago.

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Excellent

1 month ago.

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


Poor

5 months ago.

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


Good

5 months ago.

Just a beast on my asu rogcd11, no cpu peak


Poor

3 months 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

19 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

20 months ago.

lower core & thread


Excellent

19 months ago.

Brilliant performance for low powered ITX future proof gaming


Excellent

16 months 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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