Average Bench: 46.9% (385th of 1197)

more Based on 15,253 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000406E3, , 0000000000000000, 1FABFBFF000406E3, BFEBFBFF00040651, 0FABFBFF000406E3 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6600U CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6600U CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 29%Average: 46.9% Great: 56%
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6600U averaged 53.0% 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 85Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 150Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6600U is 26.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6600U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 227Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 228Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,253 samples)
Min Avg Max
46 1-Core 85 103
88.6 2-Core 150 184
56.5% 118 Pts
Min Avg Max
140 4-Core 224 264
155 8-Core 228 264
30.8% 226 Pts
Min Avg Max
150 64-Core 227 267
15.2% 227 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 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 173
66% 137 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 246
35% 252 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 179
67% 140 Pts
4-Core 251
8-Core 260
35% 256 Pts
64-Core 263
18% 263 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 97.9
2-Core 171
65% 135 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 257
35% 257 Pts
64-Core 167
11% 167 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.9
2-Core 140
54% 111 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 267
36% 264 Pts
64-Core 267
18% 267 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70
2-Core 115
45% 92.7 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 236
32% 235 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 85.3
2-Core 51.5
39% 68.4 Pts
4-Core 156
8-Core 186
23% 171 Pts
64-Core 197
13% 197 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 59.6
2-Core 116
42% 87.8 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 164
23% 166 Pts
64-Core 143
10% 143 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.7
2-Core 63.7
26% 52.7 Pts
4-Core 111
8-Core 136
16% 124 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,815,878 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 14%
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Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-6600U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi7-6600U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$393.00
Clock Speed2.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.4 GHz
Max TDP15 W
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 520
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
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

Package

Package Size42mm X 24mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

11 months ago.

Acompañado a un buen SSD m.2 y memorias dual channel anda muy bien considerando lo que es.


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