Average Bench: 67.3% (373rd of 1316)

Based on 25,313 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000506E3, 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6820HQ CPU @ 2.70GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 67.3% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6820HQ averaged 32.7% 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. Memory Latency 78.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 91.9Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6820HQ is 20.6%. 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 448Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 442Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,313 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.7 Memory 78.7 86.6
59.4 1-Core 91.9 108
118 2-Core 175 204
68.4% 115 Pts
Min Avg Max
193 4-Core 304 370
273 8-Core 442 524
48.2% 373 Pts
Min Avg Max
283 64-Core 448 526
30.1% 448 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 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.1
1-Core 106
2-Core 196
76% 128 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 493
53% 412 Pts
64-Core 495
33% 495 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.6
1-Core 95
2-Core 170
68% 115 Pts
4-Core 318
8-Core 509
53% 414 Pts
64-Core 505
34% 505 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.2
1-Core 96.2
2-Core 169
69% 115 Pts
4-Core 301
8-Core 414
46% 357 Pts
64-Core 434
29% 434 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.8
1-Core 93.6
2-Core 166
68% 113 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 448
47% 369 Pts
64-Core 455
30% 455 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 88.8
2-Core 177
68% 115 Pts
4-Core 265
8-Core 338
40% 302 Pts
64-Core 337
23% 337 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 57.6
1-Core 74.5
2-Core 137
53% 89.6 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 330
37% 287 Pts
64-Core 441
30% 441 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,116,201 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6820HQ Builds (Compare 1,815 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

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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

13 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


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