Average Bench: 27.3% (770th of 1206)

Based on 4,004 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000006FB, , BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6700 @ 2.66GHz
Poor: 20%Average: 27.3% Great: 33%
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

Very poor average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 averaged 72.7% 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 40.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 81.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 is just 12.9%. 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 157Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 156Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,004 samples)
Min Avg Max
32 1-Core 40.9 48.6
62.8 2-Core 81.2 97.9
28.8% 61 Pts
Min Avg Max
97 4-Core 154 190
105 8-Core 156 189
21.1% 155 Pts
Min Avg Max
110 64-Core 157 189
10.5% 157 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42.1
2-Core 80.9
29% 61.5 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 167
23% 167 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.7
2-Core 82.5
29% 62.1 Pts
4-Core 165
8-Core 165
22% 165 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42
2-Core 83
30% 62.5 Pts
4-Core 164
8-Core 164
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 162
11% 162 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.8
2-Core 83.9
30% 62.8 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 169
22% 166 Pts
64-Core 165
11% 165 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 41.6
2-Core 82.9
29% 62.2 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 163
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
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Typical Core2 Quad Q6700 Builds (Compare 2,972 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 755

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 27% - Poor Total price: $272

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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

22 months ago.

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


Average

13 months ago.

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


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