Average Bench: 48.8% (363rd of 1158)

Based on 23,761 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106E5, , 1FABFBFF000106E5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 36%Average: 48.8% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7 860 averaged 51.1% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 76.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 72.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7 860 is 22.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7 860 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 350Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 340Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,761 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.5 SC Int 69.1 79.4
55 SC Float 76.4 87.3
54.7 SC Mixed 72.7 83.8
58.2% 72.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
145 QC Int 222 285
174 QC Float 246 303
163 QC Mixed 235 294
53.1% 234 Pts
Min Avg Max
240 MC Int 324 392
248 MC Float 350 427
244 MC Mixed 340 411
50.6% 338 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.3
SC Float 74.2
SC Mixed 68.4
56% 70 Pts
QC Int 237
QC Float 291
QC Mixed 281
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 345
MC Float 371
MC Mixed 366
54% 360 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79
SC Float 88.4
SC Mixed 83.7
67% 83.7 Pts
QC Int 152
QC Float 255
QC Mixed 247
49% 218 Pts
MC Int 396
MC Float 413
MC Mixed 419
61% 409 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 72.5
SC Float 79.1
SC Mixed 76.4
61% 76 Pts
QC Int 261
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 259
59% 261 Pts
MC Int 341
MC Float 370
MC Mixed 361
54% 357 Pts
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
SC Int 70.7
SC Float 80.5
SC Mixed 75.4
60% 75.5 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 242
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 340
MC Float 366
MC Mixed 362
53% 356 Pts
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67
SC Float 73.6
SC Mixed 69.7
56% 70.1 Pts
QC Int 208
QC Float 222
QC Mixed 221
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 308
MC Float 345
MC Mixed 312
48% 322 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.9
SC Float 69.6
SC Mixed 69.3
55% 68.3 Pts
QC Int 221
QC Float 228
QC Mixed 217
50% 222 Pts
MC Int 305
MC Float 333
MC Mixed 323
48% 320 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 58.9
SC Float 69.7
SC Mixed 60.9
50% 63.2 Pts
QC Int 196
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 194
45% 200 Pts
MC Int 326
MC Float 352
MC Mixed 349
51% 342 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 48.4
SC Float 58.6
SC Mixed 52.9
43% 53.3 Pts
QC Int 171
QC Float 185
QC Mixed 186
41% 181 Pts
MC Int 326
MC Float 370
MC Mixed 357
52% 351 Pts
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Gaming 34%
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Desktop 50%
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Workstation 32%
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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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6 months ago.

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


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