Average Bench: 67% (170th of 1137)

Based on 7,530 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6820HK CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 45%Average: 67% Great: 87%
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6820HK averaged 33.0% 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 98.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 95.4Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6820HK is 41.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6820HK performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Quad Core Integer Speed 311Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 326Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,530 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.5 SC Int 93 119
64.1 SC Float 98.2 127
62.4 SC Mixed 95.4 123
76.4% 95.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
190 QC Int 311 414
209 QC Float 340 446
199 QC Mixed 326 429
73.7% 325 Pts
Min Avg Max
298 MC Int 467 587
333 MC Float 537 680
287 MC Mixed 500 638
75% 501 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 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 101
SC Float 95.7
SC Mixed 104
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 426
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 568
MC Float 616
MC Mixed 578
88% 587 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.6
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 92.6
75% 94.3 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 372
QC Mixed 366
81% 359 Pts
MC Int 448
MC Float 555
MC Mixed 496
75% 500 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 98.3
SC Float 82
SC Mixed 104
76% 94.9 Pts
QC Int 335
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 340
79% 347 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 550
MC Mixed 518
77% 518 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.9
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 90.6
76% 95.2 Pts
QC Int 331
QC Float 351
QC Mixed 338
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 554
MC Mixed 515
77% 516 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.9
SC Float 89.8
SC Mixed 90.9
71% 88.9 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 344
QC Mixed 326
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 552
MC Mixed 508
76% 512 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.5
SC Float 97
SC Mixed 89.6
74% 92.4 Pts
QC Int 317
QC Float 329
QC Mixed 323
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 474
MC Float 547
MC Mixed 516
76% 512 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.5
SC Float 88.1
SC Mixed 84.4
68% 85.3 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 318
QC Mixed 309
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 439
MC Float 518
MC Mixed 476
71% 478 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 1.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 28.4
SC Float 31.3
SC Mixed 27.7
23% 29.1 Pts
QC Int 94
QC Float 105
QC Mixed 105
23% 102 Pts
MC Int 329
MC Float 519
MC Mixed 498
66% 449 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,078,121 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6820HK Builds (Compare 2,450 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
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

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Excellent

4 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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