Average Bench: 71.1% (259th of 1240)

Based on 1,589 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000506E3, 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6920HQ CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 47%Average: 71.1% Great: 81%
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i7-6920HQ averaged 28.9% 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 81.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 97.1Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6920HQ is 34%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6920HQ performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 495Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 489Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,589 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.2 Memory 81.1 90.7
69.3 1-Core 97.1 114
131 2-Core 186 216
71.7% 121 Pts
Min Avg Max
187 4-Core 333 410
208 8-Core 489 564
53% 411 Pts
Min Avg Max
192 64-Core 495 567
33.2% 495 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 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.2
1-Core 102
2-Core 183
74% 123 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 527
61% 463 Pts
64-Core 541
36% 541 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.4
1-Core 106
2-Core 205
78% 133 Pts
4-Core 362
8-Core 575
60% 468 Pts
64-Core 564
38% 564 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
Memory 83.5
1-Core 102
2-Core 204
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 378
8-Core 474
56% 426 Pts
64-Core 568
38% 568 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.1
1-Core 102
2-Core 175
72% 120 Pts
4-Core 330
8-Core 543
55% 437 Pts
64-Core 544
36% 544 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 102
2-Core 185
72% 122 Pts
4-Core 279
8-Core 428
45% 354 Pts
64-Core 436
29% 436 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 93.9
2-Core 131
64% 101 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 397
38% 302 Pts
64-Core 428
29% 428 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,719,947 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6920HQ Builds (Compare 3,060 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Dell Precision 7510

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-6920HQ Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi7-6920HQ
# 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$568.00
Clock Speed2.9 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.8 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Max TDP45 W

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
Clear Video HD TechYes
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

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

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