Average Bench: 72.7% (276th of 1316)

Based on 928 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6600T CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 63%Average: 72.7% Great: 79%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-6600T averaged 27.3% 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 82.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 98.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6600T is just 16.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-6600T performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 369Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 367Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 928 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.2 Memory 82.6 90.9
81.9 1-Core 98.4 108
160 2-Core 194 208
73.5% 125 Pts
Min Avg Max
272 4-Core 363 403
285 8-Core 367 404
49.8% 365 Pts
Min Avg Max
292 64-Core 369 408
24.8% 369 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.4
1-Core 106
2-Core 207
80% 135 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 395
53% 392 Pts
64-Core 400
27% 400 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.1
1-Core 62.5
2-Core 196
67% 115 Pts
4-Core 385
8-Core 376
52% 381 Pts
64-Core 382
26% 382 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.2
1-Core 61.8
2-Core 197
67% 115 Pts
4-Core 378
8-Core 264
46% 321 Pts
64-Core 279
19% 279 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 104
2-Core 204
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 379
8-Core 393
52% 386 Pts
64-Core 394
26% 394 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.2
1-Core 108
2-Core 210
76% 132 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 400
55% 401 Pts
64-Core 398
27% 398 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.8
1-Core 91.7
2-Core 195
70% 121 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 358
50% 362 Pts
64-Core 359
24% 359 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.5
1-Core 82.8
2-Core 188
66% 115 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 337
44% 328 Pts
64-Core 324
22% 324 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.9
1-Core 97.5
2-Core 193
66% 117 Pts
4-Core 370
8-Core 396
52% 383 Pts
64-Core 382
26% 382 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,607,261 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6600T Builds (Compare 3,605 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 7040

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-6600T Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi5-6600T
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$213.00
Clock Speed2.7 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.5 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP35 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015A (35W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

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 TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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