Average Bench: 47.9% (809th of 1316)

Based on 5,784 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000006FB, , BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6700 @ 2.66GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 47.9% Great: 53%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 averaged 52.0% 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. Memory Latency 69.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 41.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 is just 13.5%. 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 157Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,784 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.5 Memory 69.3 77.1
35 1-Core 41.1 46.2
67 2-Core 81.6 91.8
42.3% 64 Pts
Min Avg Max
111 4-Core 156 181
116 8-Core 157 180
21.4% 156 Pts
Min Avg Max
119 64-Core 157 178
10.6% 157 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.5
1-Core 41.9
2-Core 83.9
44% 66.1 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 167
23% 167 Pts
64-Core 168
11% 168 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.2
1-Core 41.6
2-Core 82.9
43% 64.9 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 163
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 161
11% 161 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.7
1-Core 39.7
2-Core 79.2
42% 63.5 Pts
4-Core 129
8-Core 136
18% 133 Pts
64-Core 144
10% 144 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.5
1-Core 33.6
2-Core 67.3
39% 57.1 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 133
18% 133 Pts
64-Core 132
9% 132 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 68.5
1-Core 41
2-Core 81.4
42% 63.6 Pts
4-Core 141
8-Core 154
20% 148 Pts
64-Core 146
10% 146 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.3
1-Core 41.9
2-Core 82.3
41% 62.8 Pts
4-Core 162
8-Core 163
22% 163 Pts
64-Core 163
11% 163 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 44.5
1-Core 41.5
2-Core 82.5
34% 56.2 Pts
4-Core 160
8-Core 147
21% 154 Pts
64-Core 160
11% 160 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,503,533 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Typical Core2 Quad Q6700 Builds (Compare 41,115 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $73

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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

7 months ago.

ok for nothing dont buy this in 20201


Good

9 months ago.

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


Average

2 years ago.

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


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