Average Bench: 71.3% (269th of 1258)

Based on 13,653 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6820HK CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 71.3% Great: 82%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6820HK averaged 28.6% 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 82.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 95Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6820HK is 24.5%. 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 488Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 481Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,653 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.8 Memory 82.7 91.2
68.6 1-Core 95 120
135 2-Core 182 230
71.3% 120 Pts
Min Avg Max
225 4-Core 326 418
304 8-Core 481 598
52% 403 Pts
Min Avg Max
336 64-Core 488 604
32.8% 488 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 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.4
1-Core 124
2-Core 226
86% 147 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 636
68% 532 Pts
64-Core 641
43% 641 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 101
2-Core 192
74% 125 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 518
59% 451 Pts
64-Core 515
35% 515 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.8
1-Core 89.8
2-Core 189
71% 121 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 518
57% 439 Pts
64-Core 517
35% 517 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 82
1-Core 95.7
2-Core 169
70% 116 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 480
53% 409 Pts
64-Core 483
32% 483 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.5
1-Core 98.2
2-Core 182
72% 121 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 495
53% 414 Pts
64-Core 499
34% 499 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 97.1
2-Core 188
73% 123 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 508
52% 409 Pts
64-Core 515
34% 515 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 83.4
2-Core 162
66% 109 Pts
4-Core 296
8-Core 440
47% 368 Pts
64-Core 447
30% 447 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,797,553 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6820HK Builds (Compare 905 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
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

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

16 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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