Average Bench: 45.4% (404th of 1197)

Based on 26,723 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, , 1FABFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 36%Average: 45.4% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7 860 averaged 54.6% 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 72.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 139Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 860 is just 18.6%. 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 341Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 335Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,723 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.7 1-Core 72.8 83.2
108 2-Core 139 167
50.2% 106 Pts
Min Avg Max
174 4-Core 237 297
240 8-Core 335 417
37.1% 286 Pts
Min Avg Max
251 64-Core 341 425
22.9% 341 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 76.7
2-Core 148
53% 112 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 392
46% 352 Pts
64-Core 399
27% 399 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.2
2-Core 148
55% 115 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 359
41% 312 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 69.1
2-Core 140
49% 104 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 360
42% 317 Pts
64-Core 360
24% 360 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.1
2-Core 134
47% 101 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 344
40% 306 Pts
64-Core 344
23% 344 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.95 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76
2-Core 150
53% 113 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 338
37% 286 Pts
64-Core 339
23% 339 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.3
2-Core 134
48% 102 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 358
39% 300 Pts
64-Core 358
24% 358 Pts
, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.8
2-Core 109
42% 86.3 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 242
32% 239 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
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Typical Core i7 860 Builds (Compare 4,007 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 29%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 29%
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Motherboard: Asus P7P55D - $275

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $774

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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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2 months ago.

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


Excellent

22 days ago.

Awesome CPU works great for gaming in 2019 plays Fortnite and other titles great 144fps no studder paired with a GTX 1050 OC 2gb paired with a good motherboards it's overclockable aswhilr


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