Intel Core i7-7820EQ: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-7820EQ


Intel started Intel Core i7-7820EQ sales 3 January 2017 at a recommended price of $378. This is Kaby Lake 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 3100 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is processor with a TDP of 45 Watt. It supports DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 8.72 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Core i7-7820EQ processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Intel Core i7
Architecture codename
Kaby Lake
Release date
3 January 2017
Launch price (MSRP)

Technical specs

Core i7-7820EQ's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-7820EQ's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
3.1 GHz
Bus support
8 GT/s
L1 cache
256 KB
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
1 MB
L3 cache
8 MB
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
64 bit support


Information on Core i7-7820EQ 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 (Uniprocessor)
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-7820EQ. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Security technologies

Core i7-7820EQ technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-7820EQ are enumerated here.

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-7820EQ.
Supported memory types
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
64 GB
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
31.79 GB/s
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i7-7820EQ.
Integrated graphics


Specifications and connection of Core i7-7820EQ's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
Max number of PCIe lanes
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-7820EQ. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i7-7820EQ is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i7-7820EQ performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-7820EQ from AMD is Ryzen 5 3500U, which is faster by 2% and higher by 10 positions in our rating.

User rating

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