Average Bench: 69.5% (137th of 1117)

Based on 3,004 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6820HK CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 54%Average: 69.5% Great: 86%
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6820HK averaged 30.4% 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 103Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 99.5Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6820HK is 32.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6820HK performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 516Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 338Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,004 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.7 SC Int 96.6 120
76.2 SC Float 103 127
76.3 SC Mixed 99.5 123
79.6% 99.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
246 QC Int 326 424
271 QC Float 354 453
258 QC Mixed 338 431
76.9% 339 Pts
Min Avg Max
314 MC Int 479 600
340 MC Float 548 682
339 MC Mixed 516 643
76.9% 514 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 107
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 106
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 357
82% 360 Pts
MC Int 438
MC Float 484
MC Mixed 464
69% 462 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.1
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 96.2
77% 96.5 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 322
73% 321 Pts
MC Int 468
MC Float 488
MC Mixed 471
71% 476 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81
SC Float 85.9
SC Mixed 83
67% 83.3 Pts
QC Int 295
QC Float 292
QC Mixed 272
65% 286 Pts
MC Int 416
MC Float 465
MC Mixed 451
66% 444 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 27.2
SC Float 31.9
SC Mixed 31.1
24% 30.1 Pts
QC Int 87.4
QC Float 93
QC Mixed 92.9
21% 91.1 Pts
MC Int 369
MC Float 464
MC Mixed 444
63% 425 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,788,251 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6820HK Builds (Compare 2,519 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-6820HK Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi7-6820HK
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$378.00
Clock Speed2.7 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.6 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Max TDP45 W
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size42mm x 28mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1440

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Excellent

1 month ago.

Prices for the i7 6820HK seem to be falling (e.g. much cheaper notebooks) - but it still competes great against i7 7820HK and i7 7920 HK


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