Average Bench: 58.7% (184th of 1182)

Based on 11,286 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6820HK CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 58.7% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6820HK averaged 41.3% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 95.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 184Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6820HK is 39.5%. 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 491Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 489Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,286 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.9 1-Core 95.6 121
114 2-Core 184 233
66.2% 140 Pts
Min Avg Max
183 4-Core 331 429
273 8-Core 489 623
52.8% 410 Pts
Min Avg Max
268 64-Core 491 617
33% 491 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 123
2-Core 245
87% 184 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 617
70% 537 Pts
64-Core 582
39% 582 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 190
72% 149 Pts
4-Core 366
8-Core 550
59% 458 Pts
64-Core 534
36% 534 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 90.7
2-Core 166
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 494
52% 406 Pts
64-Core 494
33% 494 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.8
2-Core 154
58% 121 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 461
48% 376 Pts
64-Core 475
32% 475 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 174
66% 138 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 360
42% 317 Pts
64-Core 387
26% 387 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 110
2-Core 180
70% 145 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 334
40% 305 Pts
64-Core 382
26% 382 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67
2-Core 121
45% 93.9 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 338
36% 283 Pts
64-Core 348
23% 348 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,348,195 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6820HK Builds (Compare 3,924 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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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

5 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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