Average Bench: 59.2% (253rd of 1206)

Based on 13,942 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000506E3, 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6820HQ CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 44%Average: 59.2% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6820HQ averaged 40.7% 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 93.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 178Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6820HQ is 25%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6820HQ performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 471Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 466Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,942 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.5 1-Core 93.6 109
131 2-Core 178 207
64.4% 136 Pts
Min Avg Max
200 4-Core 314 382
240 8-Core 466 533
50.2% 390 Pts
Min Avg Max
205 64-Core 471 536
31.6% 471 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 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 108
2-Core 199
73% 154 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 512
56% 432 Pts
64-Core 526
35% 526 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 103
2-Core 204
72% 154 Pts
4-Core 338
8-Core 515
55% 426 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 102
2-Core 196
71% 149 Pts
4-Core 335
8-Core 518
54% 426 Pts
64-Core 523
35% 523 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 107
2-Core 201
73% 154 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 410
47% 361 Pts
64-Core 411
28% 411 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 177
67% 139 Pts
4-Core 291
8-Core 421
46% 356 Pts
64-Core 420
28% 420 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75
2-Core 174
57% 124 Pts
4-Core 289
8-Core 476
48% 382 Pts
64-Core 465
31% 465 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 62.5
2-Core 140
47% 101 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 413
42% 329 Pts
64-Core 421
28% 421 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,643,011 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6820HQ Builds (Compare 2,260 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

System: Dell Precision 5510

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-6820HQ Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi7-6820HQ
# 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 TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
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 TechYes

 Comments

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Good

5 months ago.

Por el precio, no vale la pena, mejor el 4910 QM, aunque en los graficos si lo supera ampliamente.


Excellent

9 months ago.

Very good choice for everyday work with virtualization, lot of tab in chrome and lot of spreadsheets.


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