Average Bench: 29.9% (703rd of 1173)

Based on 3,554 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000006FB, , BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6700 @ 2.66GHz
Poor: 22%Average: 29.9% Great: 35%
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 averaged 70.1% 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

Quad Core Integer Speed 241Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 63.8Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 is just 13%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 117Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 159Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,554 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.7 SC Int 63.8 75.2
24.6 SC Float 30.2 35.8
33.6 SC Mixed 41.1 48.5
36.1% 45 Pts
Min Avg Max
162 QC Int 241 290
78.7 QC Float 114 136
106 QC Mixed 155 186
38.8% 170 Pts
Min Avg Max
178 MC Int 247 292
87.1 MC Float 117 138
117 MC Mixed 159 186
26.6% 174 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.2
SC Float 30.7
SC Mixed 42
37% 46 Pts
QC Int 258
QC Float 121
QC Mixed 167
42% 182 Pts
MC Int 265
MC Float 122
MC Mixed 166
28% 184 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.8
SC Float 31
SC Mixed 42
37% 45.9 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 117
QC Mixed 166
41% 179 Pts
MC Int 260
MC Float 121
MC Mixed 165
28% 182 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.4
SC Float 31
SC Mixed 42.1
37% 46.2 Pts
QC Int 259
QC Float 120
QC Mixed 164
41% 181 Pts
MC Int 262
MC Float 120
MC Mixed 163
28% 182 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.6
SC Float 30.5
SC Mixed 41.8
37% 46 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 121
QC Mixed 156
40% 177 Pts
MC Int 232
MC Float 114
MC Mixed 157
26% 168 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 56.2
SC Float 24.8
SC Mixed 29.4
30% 36.8 Pts
QC Int 156
QC Float 117
QC Mixed 159
33% 144 Pts
MC Int 245
MC Float 115
MC Mixed 157
26% 172 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
SC Int 37.5
SC Float 19.7
SC Mixed 25.9
22% 27.7 Pts
QC Int 124
QC Float 55.5
QC Mixed 84.1
20% 88 Pts
MC Int 140
MC Float 72.4
MC Mixed 96.2
16% 103 Pts
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Typical Core2 Quad Q6700 Builds (Compare 2,575 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 755

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $295

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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

17 months ago.

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


Average

9 months ago.

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


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