Average Bench: 51.4% (706th of 1316)

Based on 3,119 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6560U CPU @ 2.20GHz
Poor: 36%Average: 51.4% Great: 62%
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6560U averaged 48.6% 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 67.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 78.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6560U is 26.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6560U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 210Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 207Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,119 samples)
Min Avg Max
46.6 Memory 67.5 83.7
40.9 1-Core 78.6 96.3
76.8 2-Core 139 172
57.3% 95 Pts
Min Avg Max
97 4-Core 206 250
108 8-Core 207 251
28.2% 206 Pts
Min Avg Max
119 64-Core 210 253
14.1% 210 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 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.9
1-Core 96.1
2-Core 176
68% 116 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 237
33% 239 Pts
64-Core 241
16% 241 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 67
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 167
63% 108 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 225
31% 225 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.8
1-Core 93.1
2-Core 156
62% 104 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 234
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.7
1-Core 88.5
2-Core 150
61% 102 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 203
28% 202 Pts
64-Core 200
13% 200 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 51
1-Core 53.4
2-Core 116
43% 73.4 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 161
23% 168 Pts
64-Core 119
8% 119 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.2 GHz, turbo 1.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.9
1-Core 46.5
2-Core 46.4
40% 54.6 Pts
4-Core 54.7
8-Core 140
12% 97.5 Pts
64-Core 156
10% 156 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,033,455 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6560U Builds (Compare 1,026 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-6560U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi7-6560U
# 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 PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Max TDP15 W
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® Iris™ Graphics 540
Graphics Base Frequency300 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
Intel InsiderYes
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-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size42x24x1.3
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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