Average Bench: 69.3% (336th of 1316)

Based on 16,248 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6820HK CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 49%Average: 69.3% Great: 82%
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6820HK averaged 30.6% 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. Memory Latency 80.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 93.9Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6820HK is 32.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6820HK performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 465Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 459Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,248 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.1 Memory 80.7 90.2
46.8 1-Core 93.9 121
84.8 2-Core 178 232
69.9% 118 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 4-Core 315 414
204 8-Core 459 587
49.9% 387 Pts
Min Avg Max
198 64-Core 465 587
31.2% 465 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 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.8
1-Core 95.9
2-Core 194
74% 125 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 480
54% 416 Pts
64-Core 484
32% 484 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.8
1-Core 91.7
2-Core 192
70% 121 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 486
54% 414 Pts
64-Core 492
33% 492 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.4
1-Core 99
2-Core 186
71% 121 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 533
56% 436 Pts
64-Core 540
36% 540 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.4
1-Core 101
2-Core 178
71% 119 Pts
4-Core 332
8-Core 457
51% 394 Pts
64-Core 489
33% 489 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.2
1-Core 88.3
2-Core 171
67% 112 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 487
50% 393 Pts
64-Core 492
33% 492 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.6
1-Core 72.3
2-Core 144
62% 100 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 398
40% 318 Pts
64-Core 378
25% 378 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,062,155 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6820HK Builds (Compare 2,135 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

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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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Good

9 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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