Average Bench: 68.2% (182nd of 1173)

Based on 9,756 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6820HK CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 39%Average: 68.2% Great: 88%
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6820HK averaged 31.8% 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 100Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 96.7Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6820HK is 48.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6820HK performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 499Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 333Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,756 samples)
Min Avg Max
63 SC Int 94.3 120
66.9 SC Float 100 128
64.1 SC Mixed 96.7 124
77.7% 97.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
181 QC Int 322 428
197 QC Float 349 456
179 QC Mixed 333 437
75.8% 335 Pts
Min Avg Max
306 MC Int 461 577
328 MC Float 535 682
309 MC Mixed 499 628
74.5% 499 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 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 117
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 419
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 572
MC Float 656
MC Mixed 621
92% 617 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 104
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 403
QC Mixed 408
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 532
MC Float 637
MC Mixed 592
88% 587 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 100
SC Float 96.6
SC Mixed 98.7
79% 98.6 Pts
QC Int 377
QC Float 370
QC Mixed 373
85% 373 Pts
MC Int 596
MC Float 693
MC Mixed 629
96% 640 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 110
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 111
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 345
QC Float 385
QC Mixed 347
81% 359 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 636
MC Mixed 596
88% 589 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 107
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 330
QC Float 363
QC Mixed 345
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 477
MC Float 599
MC Mixed 487
78% 521 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.1
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 97.9
78% 97 Pts
QC Int 315
QC Float 353
QC Mixed 336
76% 334 Pts
MC Int 455
MC Float 547
MC Mixed 508
75% 504 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.6
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 87.6
77% 95.9 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 346
QC Mixed 326
75% 329 Pts
MC Int 464
MC Float 544
MC Mixed 522
76% 510 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.7
SC Float 91.8
SC Mixed 81.8
69% 86.4 Pts
QC Int 312
QC Float 326
QC Mixed 309
72% 316 Pts
MC Int 453
MC Float 516
MC Mixed 472
72% 480 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,581,694 CPUs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
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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