ProductCore i7-2600Core i7-6700T
Brand Intel Intel
Street Price (Approx) ~ $320
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# CPU Cores 44
Frequency (GHz) 3.4 GHz2.8 GHz
Cache (MB) 88
TDP (Watts) 95 W35 W
Product Segment DesktopDesktop
Status ReleasedReleased
Announced On 2011-01-012015-06-01
TechnicalsCore i7-2600Core i7-6700T
Dimensions (2D) 37.5x37.5 mm37.5x37.5 mm
Conflict Free? 1
# CPU Cores 44
Threads/Core 88
Frequency (GHz) 3.4 GHz2.8 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz) 3.8 GHz3.6 GHz
Cache (MB) 88
Instructions Width (bits) 6464
Instructions Extensions SSE4.1/4.2, AVXSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography Process (nm) 32 nm14 nm
TDP (Watts) 95 W35 W
Max RAM 32 GB64 GB
RAM Types DDR3 1066/1333DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
# Memory Channels 22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec) 21GB/s34.1GB/s
Max CPU / Package 11
PCI-E Version 23
PCI-E Configurations Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI-E Max Lanes # 1616
Compatible Sockets LGA1155FCLGA1151
Intel Turbo Boost Version 22
Intel V-Pro YesYes
Intel Hyper-Thread YesYes
Intel Virtualization (VTX) YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD) YesYes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT) YesYes
Intel TSX Sync. Extensions Yes
Intel 64 YesYes
Idle States YesYes
Thermal MonitoringTech. YesYes
Flex Memory Yes
Intel ID Protect YesYes
Intel SIPP Yes
Intel SMB Advantage Yes
Intel AES New Instructions YesYes
Intel Secure Key Yes
Intel OS Guard Yes
Trusted Execution YesYes
Execution Disable YesYes

 

Intel Core i7-2600 vs. Intel Core i7-6700T Specs & Speed Benchmarks

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

Geekbench 4 Multi, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single, Higher is better

Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec), Higher is better

 

Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Geekbench 4 Multi / Price, Higher is better