Average Bench: 43.6% (339th of 1182)

Based on 1,727 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7660U CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 28%Average: 43.6% Great: 52%
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-7660U averaged 56.4% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 98.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 176Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7660U is 24%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-7660U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 266Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 265Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,727 samples)
Min Avg Max
52 1-Core 98.4 122
106 2-Core 176 215
65.7% 137 Pts
Min Avg Max
161 4-Core 262 313
163 8-Core 265 314
35.9% 263 Pts
Min Avg Max
175 64-Core 266 316
17.9% 266 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 106
2-Core 220
76% 163 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 315
43% 315 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 120
2-Core 220
81% 170 Pts
4-Core 309
8-Core 310
42% 310 Pts
64-Core 308
21% 308 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 120
2-Core 220
81% 170 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 310
42% 308 Pts
64-Core 314
21% 314 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 119
2-Core 205
78% 162 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 307
42% 308 Pts
64-Core 309
21% 309 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 120
2-Core 197
77% 158 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 300
42% 304 Pts
64-Core 304
20% 304 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 115
2-Core 196
75% 156 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 287
39% 284 Pts
64-Core 290
19% 290 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 197
73% 153 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 302
38% 283 Pts
64-Core 286
19% 286 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58
2-Core 102
38% 79.8 Pts
4-Core 114
8-Core 172
18% 143 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 15
2-Core 37.7
12% 26.4 Pts
4-Core 53.7
8-Core 80.7
9% 67.2 Pts
64-Core 84.8
6% 84.8 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,345,661 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-7660U Builds (Compare 4,061 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-7660U Processor (4M Cache, up to 4.00 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi7-7660U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.50 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.00 GHz
Bus Speed4 GT/s OPI
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Plus Graphics 640
Graphics Base Frequency300.00 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory32 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12

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
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size42x24x1.3
Max CPU Configuration1

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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