Average Bench: 56.5% (295th of 1173)

Based on 1,574 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7660U CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 36%Average: 56.5% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-7660U averaged 43.5% 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 99.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 96.9Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7660U is 32.2%. 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 267Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 246Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,574 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.3 SC Int 92.1 118
53.4 SC Float 99.6 126
52.4 SC Mixed 96.9 121
76.9% 96.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
150 QC Int 242 288
173 QC Float 283 335
165 QC Mixed 262 314
59.4% 262 Pts
Min Avg Max
172 MC Int 246 289
198 MC Float 287 335
178 MC Mixed 267 316
39.8% 267 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
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)
SC Int 119
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 120
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 328
QC Mixed 312
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 293
MC Float 334
MC Mixed 317
47% 315 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 105
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 118
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 282
QC Float 321
QC Mixed 309
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 285
MC Float 332
MC Mixed 311
46% 309 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 121
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 296
68% 301 Pts
MC Int 276
MC Float 336
MC Mixed 301
45% 304 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 309
QC Mixed 284
64% 284 Pts
MC Int 266
MC Float 310
MC Mixed 286
43% 288 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 93.5
SC Mixed 91
73% 91.1 Pts
QC Int 255
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 292
64% 285 Pts
MC Int 265
MC Float 306
MC Mixed 275
42% 282 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77
SC Float 76
SC Mixed 91.6
65% 81.5 Pts
QC Int 238
QC Float 280
QC Mixed 261
59% 260 Pts
MC Int 239
MC Float 277
MC Mixed 255
38% 257 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.9
SC Float 84
SC Mixed 68.5
61% 76.1 Pts
QC Int 213
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 283
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 285
MC Float 338
MC Mixed 312
46% 312 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,552,346 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-7660U Builds (Compare 3,736 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

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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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