Average Bench: 60.3% (163rd of 1182)

Based on 5,728 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000906E9, 0000000000000000, 1FABFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7820HQ CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 34%Average: 60.3% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-7820HQ averaged 39.6% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 101Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 195Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7820HQ is 38.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-7820HQ performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 502Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 499Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,728 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.2 1-Core 101 118
137 2-Core 195 224
70.1% 148 Pts
Min Avg Max
182 4-Core 340 417
226 8-Core 499 580
54.1% 420 Pts
Min Avg Max
221 64-Core 502 581
33.7% 502 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 102
2-Core 225
76% 163 Pts
4-Core 385
8-Core 578
62% 482 Pts
64-Core 589
40% 589 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 102
2-Core 211
73% 156 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 518
59% 451 Pts
64-Core 524
35% 524 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 200
72% 152 Pts
4-Core 356
8-Core 554
58% 455 Pts
64-Core 561
38% 561 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 109
2-Core 215
76% 162 Pts
4-Core 374
8-Core 449
55% 412 Pts
64-Core 486
33% 486 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98.4
2-Core 175
66% 137 Pts
4-Core 343
8-Core 558
57% 451 Pts
64-Core 576
39% 576 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 193
71% 148 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 492
53% 414 Pts
64-Core 492
33% 492 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 99.2
2-Core 174
66% 136 Pts
4-Core 322
8-Core 465
51% 393 Pts
64-Core 492
33% 492 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 44.7
44% 72.8 Pts
4-Core 264
8-Core 154
31% 209 Pts
64-Core 110
7% 110 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,419,056 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-7820HQ Builds (Compare 2,403 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-7820HQ Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi7-7820HQ
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.90 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.90 GHz
Max TDP45 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133, 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 TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size42mm x 28mm
Max CPU Configuration1

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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Good for everything. Use it for lots of number crunching. Only crashes 2% of the time on prime95 standard settings. Extremely fast and reliable.


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