Average Bench: 16.8% (853rd of 1183)

Based on 2,696 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E6600 @ 3.06GHz
Poor: 10%Average: 16.8% Great: 20%
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

Terrible average bench

The Intel Pentium E6600 averaged 83.2% 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 49.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 92.6Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium E6600 is just 9.84%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium E6600 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 97.5Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 96.7Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,696 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.9 1-Core 49.1 56.1
47.3 2-Core 92.6 111
33.7% 70.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
54.1 4-Core 94.7 111
55.2 8-Core 96.7 112
13% 95.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
53.3 64-Core 97.5 112
6.5% 97.5 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 110
39% 82.2 Pts
4-Core 108
8-Core 109
15% 109 Pts
64-Core 108
7% 108 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
1-Core 55
2-Core 109
38% 81.8 Pts
4-Core 108
8-Core 110
15% 109 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
1-Core 55.6
2-Core 104
38% 80.1 Pts
4-Core 107
8-Core 110
15% 108 Pts
64-Core 109
7% 109 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.5
2-Core 93.5
36% 74 Pts
4-Core 106
8-Core 98
14% 102 Pts
64-Core 101
7% 101 Pts
PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
1-Core 54.3
2-Core 105
38% 79.8 Pts
4-Core 104
8-Core 84.4
13% 94.4 Pts
64-Core 101
7% 101 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42.2
2-Core 99
32% 70.6 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 97.5
14% 99.7 Pts
64-Core 103
7% 103 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
1-Core 53.8
2-Core 103
37% 78.4 Pts
4-Core 87.2
8-Core 93.7
12% 90.4 Pts
64-Core 106
7% 106 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 42.6
2-Core 98.2
32% 70.4 Pts
4-Core 97.7
8-Core 33.6
10% 65.6 Pts
64-Core 98.5
7% 98.5 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.05 GHz
1-Core 37.2
2-Core 48.1
22% 42.7 Pts
4-Core 48.4
8-Core 65.1
7% 56.8 Pts
64-Core 71.1
5% 71.1 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 14%
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Motherboard: Asus P5G41T-M LX - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $409

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1 month ago.

Not very powerful, can barely handle running a few instances of browser windows side by side


Excellent

4 months ago.

Stable at 3620MHz. Runs GTA V. 181 in Cinebench R15.


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