Average Bench: 61.4% (222nd of 1206)

Based on 1,382 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000506E3, , 0000000000000000, 0FABFBFF000506E3, 1FABFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6920HQ CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 61.4% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6920HQ averaged 38.5% 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 95.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 184Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6920HQ is 32.1%. 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 496Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 490Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,382 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.5 1-Core 95.4 114
125 2-Core 184 215
66% 140 Pts
Min Avg Max
194 4-Core 330 410
224 8-Core 490 566
52.8% 410 Pts
Min Avg Max
222 64-Core 496 568
33.3% 496 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 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 117
2-Core 229
82% 173 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 598
67% 512 Pts
64-Core 590
40% 590 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 98
2-Core 194
69% 146 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 530
55% 433 Pts
64-Core 533
36% 533 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.5
2-Core 202
69% 149 Pts
4-Core 336
8-Core 538
56% 437 Pts
64-Core 552
37% 552 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 107
2-Core 206
74% 156 Pts
4-Core 294
8-Core 553
53% 424 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 170
66% 135 Pts
4-Core 281
8-Core 498
49% 389 Pts
64-Core 542
36% 542 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.2
2-Core 171
63% 133 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 531
50% 402 Pts
64-Core 536
36% 536 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.8
2-Core 172
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 546
49% 402 Pts
64-Core 561
38% 561 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 0.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 29.6
2-Core 54.5
20% 42 Pts
4-Core 92.8
8-Core 133
15% 113 Pts
64-Core 138
9% 138 Pts
CPU Socket #0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 17.5
2-Core 32.3
12% 24.9 Pts
4-Core 39.2
8-Core 66
7% 52.6 Pts
64-Core 99.7
7% 99.7 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,934,581 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6920HQ Builds (Compare 2,592 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
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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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