Average Bench: 45.1% (418th of 1206)

Based on 26,768 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, , 1FABFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 45.1% Great: 55%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7 860 averaged 54.9% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 139Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 860 is 21.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 860 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 334Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 330Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,768 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.4 1-Core 73.3 84.3
100 2-Core 139 165
50.2% 106 Pts
Min Avg Max
159 4-Core 233 292
226 8-Core 330 396
36.5% 281 Pts
Min Avg Max
226 64-Core 334 398
22.4% 334 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.55 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.6
2-Core 172
59% 127 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 439
45% 353 Pts
64-Core 425
29% 425 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.6
2-Core 156
55% 117 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 362
38% 298 Pts
64-Core 359
24% 359 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.1
2-Core 152
54% 115 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 294
34% 262 Pts
64-Core 314
21% 314 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 82.2
2-Core 151
56% 117 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 240
30% 225 Pts
64-Core 222
15% 222 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67
2-Core 133
47% 100 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 332
37% 285 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.5
2-Core 132
47% 99.8 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 350
37% 289 Pts
64-Core 350
24% 350 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.7
2-Core 136
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 342
35% 275 Pts
64-Core 342
23% 342 Pts
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Gaming 29%
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Desktop 47%
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Workstation 29%
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Motherboard: Asus P7P55D - $527

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $1,047

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-860 Processor (8M Cache, 2.80 GHz)
Code NameLynnfield
Launch DateQ3'09
Processor Numberi7-860
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.6500V-1.4000V
Recommended Price$257.00 - $305.00
Clock Speed2.8 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.46 GHz
Bus Speed2.5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP95 W

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedLGA1156
Processing Die Size296 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors774 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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4 months ago.

Amazing when overclocked. Can still stay up to standards in 2018.


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