Average Bench: 54.8% (227th of 1184)

Based on 12,803 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000506E3, 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6820HQ CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 29%Average: 54.8% Great: 67%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6820HQ averaged 45.1% 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 91.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 174Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6820HQ is 37.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6820HQ performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 464Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 457Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,803 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.7 1-Core 91.2 109
97 2-Core 174 205
62.8% 133 Pts
Min Avg Max
159 4-Core 309 381
199 8-Core 457 532
49.3% 383 Pts
Min Avg Max
208 64-Core 464 534
31.1% 464 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 92.5
2-Core 190
66% 141 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 521
58% 448 Pts
64-Core 530
36% 530 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 106
2-Core 207
74% 156 Pts
4-Core 339
8-Core 515
55% 427 Pts
64-Core 515
35% 515 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 190
70% 147 Pts
4-Core 329
8-Core 523
54% 426 Pts
64-Core 534
36% 534 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 87.4
2-Core 170
61% 128 Pts
4-Core 310
8-Core 448
49% 379 Pts
64-Core 451
30% 451 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.7
2-Core 178
61% 132 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 454
49% 381 Pts
64-Core 452
30% 452 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.7
2-Core 179
65% 137 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 421
46% 356 Pts
64-Core 413
28% 413 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,077,107 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6820HQ Builds (Compare 2,108 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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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

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

8 months ago.

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


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