Average Bench: 41.4% (364th of 1182)

Based on 27,196 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, , 1FABFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 28%Average: 41.4% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7 860 averaged 58.6% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 72.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 137Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 860 is 22.8%. 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 331Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,196 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.6 1-Core 72.4 83.4
92.7 2-Core 137 161
49.8% 105 Pts
Min Avg Max
153 4-Core 233 289
207 8-Core 331 408
36.5% 282 Pts
Min Avg Max
213 64-Core 334 410
22.4% 334 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.3
2-Core 160
56% 119 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 356
41% 314 Pts
64-Core 349
23% 349 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.9
2-Core 157
56% 120 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 361
41% 313 Pts
64-Core 365
24% 365 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.4
2-Core 141
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 269
8-Core 364
41% 317 Pts
64-Core 364
24% 364 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 82.5
2-Core 157
57% 120 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 361
40% 305 Pts
64-Core 360
24% 360 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.4
2-Core 132
47% 100 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 342
35% 279 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 1.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 40.1
2-Core 73.9
27% 57 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 134
16% 119 Pts
64-Core 131
9% 131 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 27%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus P7P55D - $275

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Below average Total price: $780

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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

 Comments

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12 days ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

Lasted 10 years and was not a bottleneck with aggressive O/C.


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