Intel Core i7-6820HK: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-6820HK

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i7-6820HK sales 1 September 2015 at a recommended price of $378. This is Skylake architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.60 GHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1440 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt. It supports DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 19.03 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X.

General info

Of Core i7-6820HK processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core i7
 
Achitecture codename
Skylake
 
Release date
1 September 2015
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$378
 

Technical specs

Core i7-6820HK's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-6820HK's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
8
 
Maximum frequency
3.6 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
256 KB
 
of 896 (Core i9-7940X)
L2 cache
1 MB
 
of 8 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
8 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Die size
122 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-6820HK compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
FCBGA1440
 
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-6820HK. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
My WiFi
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
TSX
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
Smart Response
+
 

Security technologies

Core i7-6820HK technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
MPX
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
OS Guard
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-6820HK are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-6820HK.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
 
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
34.1 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i7-6820HK.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics 530 (350 - 1050 MHz)
 
Max video memory
64 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
1.05 GHz
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-6820HK's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
DVI
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-6820HK's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@24Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 
Max resolution over VGA
N / A
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-6820HK's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
OpenGL
4.5
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i7-6820HK's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-6820HK. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

19.03

3DMark06 CPU

7410

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

5653

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

21165

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

1.73

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

7.8

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

152

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

709

WinRAR 4.0

5314

x264 encoding pass 1

166

x264 encoding pass 2

44

TrueCrypt AES

3.9

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

3819

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

13486

Passmark

9124

3DMark Fire Strike Physics

7560

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i7-6820HK. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
43 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i7-6820HK is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i7-6820HK performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-6820HK from AMD is Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U, which is slower by 3% and lower by 27 positions in our rating.

User rating

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