Average Bench: 52.5% (679th of 1316)

Based on 171 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6660U CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 44%Average: 52.5% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6660U averaged 47.4% 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 64.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 88.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6660U is just 15.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6660U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 240Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 239Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 171 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.3 Memory 64.2 77.2
55.2 1-Core 88.2 103
105 2-Core 158 185
60.7% 103 Pts
Min Avg Max
168 4-Core 237 264
164 8-Core 239 265
32.5% 238 Pts
Min Avg Max
166 64-Core 240 267
16.1% 240 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.6
1-Core 95.5
2-Core 176
68% 115 Pts
4-Core 257
8-Core 262
35% 259 Pts
64-Core 259
17% 259 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.4
1-Core 63.1
2-Core 130
57% 91.6 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 237
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 244
16% 244 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.6
1-Core 63.2
2-Core 162
57% 98.5 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 251
35% 253 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.8
1-Core 94.4
2-Core 177
64% 111 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 258
35% 258 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.7
1-Core 86.5
2-Core 156
60% 102 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 230
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.9
1-Core 84
2-Core 152
60% 101 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 232
30% 223 Pts
64-Core 244
16% 244 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 44.1
1-Core 37.6
2-Core 117
37% 66.3 Pts
4-Core 178
8-Core 161
24% 170 Pts
64-Core 170
11% 170 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,501,652 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6660U Builds (Compare 123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-6660U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ1'16
Processor Numberi7-6660U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$415.00
Clock Speed2.40 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.40 GHz
Bus Speed4 GT/s OPI
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Graphics 540
Graphics Base Frequency300.00 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory32 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12

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

Package

Package Size42x24x1.3
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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