Average Bench: 67.1% (165th of 1128)

Based on 6,264 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6820HK CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 44%Average: 67.1% Great: 84%
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6820HK averaged 32.8% 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 98.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 95.9Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6820HK is 40.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6820HK performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Quad Core Integer Speed 312Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 326Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,264 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.4 SC Int 92.9 119
63 SC Float 98.4 127
64.2 SC Mixed 95.9 123
76.6% 95.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
185 QC Int 312 401
198 QC Float 339 435
189 QC Mixed 326 412
73.8% 326 Pts
Min Avg Max
295 MC Int 471 583
318 MC Float 534 678
301 MC Mixed 503 628
75.2% 503 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 116
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 121
96% 121 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 431
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 576
MC Float 651
MC Mixed 627
92% 618 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 416
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 477
MC Float 562
MC Mixed 526
78% 522 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 111
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 401
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 494
MC Float 548
MC Mixed 523
78% 522 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 104
83% 103 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 380
85% 376 Pts
MC Int 479
MC Float 527
MC Mixed 492
75% 499 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 113
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 354
79% 351 Pts
MC Int 349
MC Float 368
MC Mixed 381
55% 366 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 99.5
SC Float 89
SC Mixed 105
78% 97.7 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 348
QC Mixed 336
76% 334 Pts
MC Int 576
MC Float 673
MC Mixed 631
94% 627 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.3
SC Float 99
SC Mixed 88.1
75% 93.5 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 395
QC Mixed 372
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 485
MC Float 555
MC Mixed 525
78% 522 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.1
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 91.4
70% 87.9 Pts
QC Int 332
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 338
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 448
MC Float 556
MC Mixed 528
76% 511 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.8
SC Float 84.1
SC Mixed 78.4
64% 80.4 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 259
QC Mixed 249
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 383
MC Float 439
MC Mixed 428
62% 417 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,922,859 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
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

3 months 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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