Average Bench: 56.7% (547th of 1257)

Based on 2,508 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000806E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7660U CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 40%Average: 56.7% Great: 65%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-7660U averaged 43.2% 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 69.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 97.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7660U is 25.5%. 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 257Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 258Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,508 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.7 Memory 69.6 77.9
45.8 1-Core 97.1 122
86.2 2-Core 173 216
66.3% 113 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 4-Core 254 313
149 8-Core 258 314
34.9% 256 Pts
Min Avg Max
150 64-Core 257 315
17.3% 257 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 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.4
1-Core 113
2-Core 212
77% 134 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 294
40% 293 Pts
64-Core 298
20% 298 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.4
1-Core 122
2-Core 209
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 306
42% 307 Pts
64-Core 296
20% 296 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.7
1-Core 45.8
2-Core 187
56% 100 Pts
4-Core 254
8-Core 238
34% 246 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.6
1-Core 82.3
2-Core 147
62% 102 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 182
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 158
11% 158 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.3
1-Core 89.7
2-Core 161
61% 104 Pts
4-Core 197
8-Core 206
27% 201 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 11
1-Core 7.8
2-Core 15.3
7% 11.4 Pts
4-Core 30.4
8-Core 30.4
4% 30.4 Pts
64-Core 29.7
2% 29.7 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,470,072 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-7660U Builds (Compare 1,024 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
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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