Average Bench: 24.9% (676th of 1182)

Based on 3,605 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000006FB, , BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6700 @ 2.66GHz
Poor: 18%Average: 24.9% Great: 29%
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 averaged 75.1% 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 41.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 81.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 is just 11.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 159Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 158Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,605 samples)
Min Avg Max
33.7 1-Core 41.1 48.6
65.4 2-Core 81.6 95.6
28.9% 61.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
106 4-Core 155 185
116 8-Core 158 187
21.4% 157 Pts
Min Avg Max
118 64-Core 159 186
10.6% 159 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 51.4
2-Core 106
37% 78.9 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 212
29% 210 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 50.4
2-Core 101
36% 75.6 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 198
27% 198 Pts
64-Core 198
13% 198 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.9
2-Core 84.1
30% 63 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 170
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 165
11% 165 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.4
2-Core 82.8
29% 62.1 Pts
4-Core 165
8-Core 165
23% 165 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.3
2-Core 80.6
28% 60.4 Pts
4-Core 140
8-Core 147
20% 143 Pts
64-Core 123
8% 123 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 37.5
2-Core 75.8
27% 56.7 Pts
4-Core 125
8-Core 139
18% 132 Pts
64-Core 144
10% 144 Pts
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 Prices

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Typical Core2 Quad Q6700 Builds (Compare 2,747 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 755

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $310

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q6700 (8M Cache, 2.66 GHz, 1066 MHz FSB)
Code NameKentsfield
Launch DateQ3'07
Processor NumberQ6700
# of Cores4
Cache8 MB L2
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography65 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.500V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.66 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP105 W
FSB ParityNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets SupportedLGA775
Processing Die Size286 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors582 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Terrible

19 months ago.

Not Applicable for even 1 STAR 0.25 STAR just for its 4 cores


Average

11 months ago.

For super budget stuff or for upgrading an old PC, it isn't too bad.


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