Average Bench: 55.2% (608th of 1314)

Based on 3,348 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7660U CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 38%Average: 55.2% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-7660U averaged 44.8% 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. Memory Latency 67.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 93.8Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7660U is 27.1%. 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 251Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 249Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,348 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.8 Memory 67.7 77.4
38.1 1-Core 93.8 121
66.3 2-Core 169 214
64.5% 110 Pts
Min Avg Max
103 4-Core 248 312
114 8-Core 249 312
33.9% 249 Pts
Min Avg Max
124 64-Core 251 314
16.8% 251 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 77
1-Core 111
2-Core 203
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 290
40% 289 Pts
64-Core 288
19% 288 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.3
1-Core 119
2-Core 194
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 289
8-Core 259
38% 274 Pts
64-Core 267
18% 267 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.5
1-Core 115
2-Core 211
76% 133 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 275
38% 279 Pts
64-Core 288
19% 288 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.7
1-Core 112
2-Core 191
74% 126 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 276
34% 257 Pts
64-Core 268
18% 268 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.5
1-Core 87.7
2-Core 177
62% 109 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 234
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.6
1-Core 87.3
2-Core 114
56% 89.7 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 197
24% 182 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.6
1-Core 41.6
2-Core 76.3
43% 63.5 Pts
4-Core 120
8-Core 164
18% 142 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 10.5
1-Core 65.5
2-Core 111
32% 62.4 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 173
27% 191 Pts
64-Core 187
13% 187 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,101,879 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-7660U Builds (Compare 2,399 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

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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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