Average Bench: 40.4% (968th of 1316)

Based on 2,192 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000006F6, BFEBFBFF00010676, BFEBFBFF000006F7, BFEBFBFF000006F5 Models: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6700 @ 2.66GHz, Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 6700 @ 2.67GHz
Poor: 29%Average: 40.4% Great: 46%
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core2 6700 averaged 59.5% 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 68.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 38.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core2 6700 is just 16.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core2 6700 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 75Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 74.8Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,192 samples)
Min Avg Max
48 Memory 68.8 78.6
25.2 1-Core 38.4 42
40.3 2-Core 72.3 83.4
40.5% 59.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
46.4 4-Core 73.5 83.6
48.2 8-Core 74.8 83.7
10.1% 74.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
46.3 64-Core 75 83.7
5% 75 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 78.1
1-Core 39.8
2-Core 82.4
45% 66.8 Pts
4-Core 80.7
8-Core 76.7
11% 78.7 Pts
64-Core 82.2
6% 82.2 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.2
1-Core 41.4
2-Core 81.8
44% 65.8 Pts
4-Core 82.4
8-Core 82
11% 82.2 Pts
64-Core 81.9
6% 81.9 Pts
Microprocessor, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz
Memory 74.5
1-Core 40.5
2-Core 79.1
44% 64.7 Pts
4-Core 77.8
8-Core 79.8
11% 78.8 Pts
64-Core 81.1
5% 81.1 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 73
1-Core 41.6
2-Core 81.2
44% 65.3 Pts
4-Core 84.1
8-Core 82
11% 83.1 Pts
64-Core 81.4
6% 81.4 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.9
1-Core 41.6
2-Core 77.9
43% 63.8 Pts
4-Core 82.4
8-Core 83.2
11% 82.8 Pts
64-Core 82.5
6% 82.5 Pts
LGA 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 31.5
1-Core 28.8
2-Core 39
22% 33.1 Pts
4-Core 37
8-Core 58.6
6% 47.8 Pts
64-Core 38.3
3% 38.3 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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 Prices

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Typical Core2 6700 Builds (Compare 215 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation 390

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $230

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Processor E6700 (2M Cache, 3.20 GHz, 1066 FSB)
Code NameWolfdale
Launch DateQ2'10
Processor NumberE6700
# of Cores2
Cache2 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.8500V-1.3625V
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed3.2 GHz
Bus Speed1066 MHz FSB
Max TDP65 W

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
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedLGA775
Processing Die Size82 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors228 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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