Average Bench: 58.7% (183rd of 1184)

Based on 1,266 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000506E3, 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6920HQ CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 58.7% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6920HQ averaged 41.3% 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 95.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 184Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6920HQ is 35.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6920HQ performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 501Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 494Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,266 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.3 1-Core 95.8 114
121 2-Core 184 216
66.2% 140 Pts
Min Avg Max
198 4-Core 331 409
280 8-Core 494 567
53.1% 413 Pts
Min Avg Max
297 64-Core 501 569
33.6% 501 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 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 197
71% 150 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 551
62% 479 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 109
2-Core 217
77% 163 Pts
4-Core 379
8-Core 566
61% 472 Pts
64-Core 568
38% 568 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 100
2-Core 193
69% 146 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 542
60% 462 Pts
64-Core 540
36% 540 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz
1-Core 104
2-Core 205
73% 155 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 523
57% 441 Pts
64-Core 548
37% 548 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 210
74% 157 Pts
4-Core 352
8-Core 538
57% 445 Pts
64-Core 568
38% 568 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95
2-Core 170
64% 132 Pts
4-Core 353
8-Core 533
57% 443 Pts
64-Core 536
36% 536 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 100
2-Core 206
72% 153 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 495
54% 419 Pts
64-Core 521
35% 521 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,111,888 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6920HQ Builds (Compare 2,287 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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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