Average Bench: 69.2% (153rd of 1137)

Based on 3,750 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000906E9, 0000000000000000, 1FABFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7820HQ CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 69.2% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-7820HQ averaged 30.8% 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 103Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 100Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7820HQ is 35.7%. 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 509Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 321Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,750 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.1 SC Int 97.3 114
70.5 SC Float 103 122
67.9 SC Mixed 100 118
80.1% 100 Pts
Min Avg Max
162 QC Int 321 397
204 QC Float 352 428
196 QC Mixed 334 407
76% 336 Pts
Min Avg Max
171 MC Int 473 541
202 MC Float 543 619
196 MC Mixed 509 586
75.9% 508 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 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 103
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 106
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 413
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 539
MC Float 607
MC Mixed 573
86% 573 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
SC Int 113
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 377
83% 365 Pts
MC Int 497
MC Float 581
MC Mixed 517
79% 532 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 109
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 110
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 377
86% 382 Pts
MC Int 485
MC Float 562
MC Mixed 520
78% 522 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 103
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 340
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 352
80% 355 Pts
MC Int 536
MC Float 604
MC Mixed 584
86% 574 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.3
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 101
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 363
QC Mixed 336
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 537
MC Float 609
MC Mixed 570
86% 572 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.8
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 96.3
79% 98.8 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 353
QC Mixed 342
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 543
MC Float 601
MC Mixed 578
86% 574 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,077,555 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-7820HQ Builds (Compare 1,625 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

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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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