Intel Core i7-6660U
Intel Core i7-6660U
Top 32%3,289 points
Top 32%
Top specs and features

Intel Core i7-6660U review: 39 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

2 x 2.4GHz
MediaTek Helio X30: 2 x 2.6 & 4 x 2.2 & 4 x 1.9GHz

2. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
14nm
Apple A12 Bionic: 7nm

3. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Intel Core i7-6660U
89% have it

4. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
2133MHz
AMD Ryzen 7 2800H: 3200MHz

5. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Intel Core i7-6660U
70% have it

6. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Intel Core i7-6660U
87% have it

7. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Intel Core i7-8700B: 12

8. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Intel Core i7-6660U
94% have it

9. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Intel Core i7-6660U
76% have it

10. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
300MHz
AMD Ryzen 7 2800H: 1300MHz

11. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Intel Core i7-6660U
63% have it

12. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: 4

13. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
12
Intel Core i5-8269U: 12

14. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
34.1GB/s
AMD Ryzen 7 2800H: 47.68GB/s

15. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
4.4
AMD Ryzen 7 2800H: 4.6

16. Uses hyperthreading technology

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.
Intel Core i7-6660U
21% have it

17. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i7-6660U
31% have it

18. GPU turbo

When the GPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
1050MHz
Intel Core i7-8700B: 1200MHz

19. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
0.5MB
MediaTek MT6592M: 8.1MB

20. Supports ECC memory

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.
Intel Core i7-6660U
5% have it

21. Has AVX

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.
Intel Core i7-6660U
24% have it

22. width

24mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm

23. turbo clock speed

When the CPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
3.4GHz
Intel Core i5-8305G: 8GHz

24. height

42mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm

25. Has FMA3

FMA3 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i7-6660U
23% have it

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