Average Bench: 74.4% (218th of 1265)

Based on 10,703 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7820HK CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 74.4% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-7820HK averaged 25.5% 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. Memory Latency 84.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 103Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-7820HK is 28.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-7820HK performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 521Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 516Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,703 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.3 Memory 84.7 93.1
63.9 1-Core 103 131
123 2-Core 196 251
75.6% 128 Pts
Min Avg Max
222 4-Core 348 447
325 8-Core 516 649
55.7% 432 Pts
Min Avg Max
327 64-Core 521 648
35% 521 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.1
1-Core 103
2-Core 200
77% 131 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 529
57% 444 Pts
64-Core 528
35% 528 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 111
2-Core 209
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 476
54% 414 Pts
64-Core 507
34% 507 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 106
2-Core 192
75% 127 Pts
4-Core 356
8-Core 552
58% 454 Pts
64-Core 556
37% 556 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.5
1-Core 100
2-Core 186
66% 116 Pts
4-Core 356
8-Core 535
57% 446 Pts
64-Core 533
36% 533 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.1
1-Core 18.4
2-Core 40.9
28% 38.8 Pts
4-Core 59.4
8-Core 71.1
9% 65.2 Pts
64-Core 89.6
6% 89.6 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,604,442 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-7820HK Builds (Compare 2,032 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: Alienware 17 R4

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-7820HK Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.90 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi7-7820HK
# 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
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
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 TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
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 TechNo

 Comments

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5 months ago.

A decent CPU, however, stuck inside the smaller chassis of the Alienware 15 R3 (2017) it continually thermal throttles. This makes the main positive aspect of this chip, being unlocked, pretty much useless as the temperatures will rise too much for overclocking to be useful. Even without overclocking this chip runs very hot.


Poor

4 months ago.

Great performance on Alienware17 r4


Poor

18 months ago.

i have the 8750H and it runs better


Good

9 months ago.

A decent CPU, however, stuck inside the smaller chassis of the Alienware 15 R3 (2017) it continually thermal throttles. This makes the main positive aspect of this chip, being unlocked, pretty much useless as the temperatures will rise too much for overclocking to be useful. Even without overclocking this chip runs very hot. Only recommended for 17 inch sized laptops.


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