Intel Core i7-7600U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i7-7600U has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 7. gen of the Intel Core i7 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1356 socket and was released in Q4/2016. The Intel Core i7-7600U scores 928 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 1,920 points.
Intel Core i7-7600U

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i7-7600U. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i7-7600U.

Name: Intel Core i7-7600U
Family: Intel Core i7 (298)
CPU group: Intel Core i 7000U (18)
Architecture: Kaby Lake U
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 7
Predecessor: Intel Core i7-6600U
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i7-7600U has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i7-7600U is 2.80 GHz (3.90 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.80 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): 3.90 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i7-7600U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Core i7-7600U uses the Intel HD Graphics 620, which has 192 texture shaders and 24 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 620
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.15 GHz
Compute units: 24
Shader: 192
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q2/2016
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 32 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 32 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 34.1 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2133
DDR3-1866
34.1 GB/s
29.9 GB/s
Max. Memory: 32 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 12
PCIe Bandwidth: 11.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 15 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 15 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Core i7-7600U is made in 14 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 4.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1356
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
Release date: Q4/2016
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i7-7600U have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Xeon E5-2637 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2637 v3
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
931
AMD Athlon 240GE AMD Athlon 240GE
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
930
Intel Core i3-10100TE Intel Core i3-10100TE
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
929
Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
928
Intel Celeron G5925 Intel Celeron G5925
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
928
Intel Core i7-7820HQ Intel Core i7-7820HQ
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
928
Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
926

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i3-4170 Intel Core i3-4170
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1932
Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
1928
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
1922
Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1920
AMD FX-6300 AMD FX-6300
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
1916
Samsung Exynos 9810 Samsung Exynos 9810
8C 8T @ 2.90 GHz
1913
Intel Core i7-6567U Intel Core i7-6567U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1904

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i5-8300H Intel Core i5-8300H
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1254
Intel Xeon Gold 6148 Intel Xeon Gold 6148
20C 40T @ 3.70 GHz
1254
Intel Xeon Platinum 8180M Intel Xeon Platinum 8180M
28C 56T @ 3.80 GHz
1254
Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1253
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
1251
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
1249
Intel Xeon Platinum 8168 Intel Xeon Platinum 8168
24C 48T @ 3.70 GHz
1249

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
AMD FX-8350 AMD FX-8350
8C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
2361
Intel Core i3-8145UE Intel Core i3-8145UE
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
2356
Intel Core i3-6100 Intel Core i3-6100
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
2355
Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
2354
Apple A10X Fusion Apple A10X Fusion
6C 6T @ 2.36 GHz
2354
Apple A12 Bionic Apple A12 Bionic
6C 6T @ 2.49 GHz
2353
Intel Core i3-6300T Intel Core i3-6300T
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
2353

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i3-1005G1 Intel Core i3-1005G1
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
402
Intel Core i5-8279U Intel Core i5-8279U
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
402
Sony Playstation 5 Sony Playstation 5
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
402
Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
400
Intel Core i3-10100T Intel Core i3-10100T
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
399
AMD EPYC 7262 AMD EPYC 7262
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
398
AMD EPYC 7742 AMD EPYC 7742
64C 128T @ 3.40 GHz
398

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i5-760 Intel Core i5-760
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
705
Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
699
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
693
Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
690
Intel Celeron J4125 Intel Celeron J4125
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
675
AMD Athlon II X4 860K AMD Athlon II X4 860K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
670
Intel Pentium Silver J5005 Intel Pentium Silver J5005
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
669

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i7-6700 Intel Core i7-6700
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
Intel HD Graphics 620 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i5-10210U Intel Core i5-10210U
Intel UHD Graphics (Comet Lake) @ 1.10 GHz
441
AMD RX-416GD AMD RX-416GD
AMD Radeon R6 (Merlin Falcon) @ 0.58 GHz
440
Intel Core i7-4940MX Intel Core i7-4940MX
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.35 GHz
432

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3740
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3738
AMD Phenom II X4 B95 AMD Phenom II X4 B95
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3738
Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
3725
Intel Core i7-6660U Intel Core i7-6660U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
3720
Intel Core i7-7560U Intel Core i7-7560U
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
3720
Samsung Exynos 9810 Samsung Exynos 9810
8C 8T @ 2.90 GHz
3714

Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.
Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ3 Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ3
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
1057
Intel Pentium G4620 Intel Pentium G4620
2C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1080.6
Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1156.4
Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1167.3
Intel Core i5-6300U Intel Core i5-6300U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
1179.4
Intel Core i5-7200U Intel Core i5-7200U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1232.5
Intel Core i7-7500U Intel Core i7-7500U
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1327.4

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
167
Intel Core i5-8350U Intel Core i5-8350U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
167
Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
167
Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
166
Intel Pentium Gold G6400 Intel Pentium Gold G6400
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
166
Intel Xeon W-2123 Intel Xeon W-2123
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
166
Intel Xeon W-2133 Intel Xeon W-2133
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
166

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i5-6442EQ Intel Core i5-6442EQ
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
422
AMD Phenom II X6 1035T AMD Phenom II X6 1035T
6C 6T @ 3.10 GHz
419
Intel Core i5-4570R Intel Core i5-4570R
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
419
Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
417
Intel Core i3-1115G4 Intel Core i3-1115G4
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
417
Intel Xeon X3440 Intel Xeon X3440
4C 8T @ 2.53 GHz
416
Intel Pentium Gold G6400 Intel Pentium Gold G6400
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
416

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