Intel Core i7-7920HQ: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-7920HQ

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i7-7920HQ 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 4100 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1440 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt. It supports DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133, DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 9.98 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Core i7-7920HQ processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core i7
 
Architecture codename
Kaby Lake
 
Release date
3 January 2017
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$378
 

Technical specs

Core i7-7920HQ's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-7920HQ's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
8
 
Maximum frequency
4.1 GHz
 
L1 cache
256 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
1 MB
 
L3 cache
8 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-7920HQ 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 i7-7920HQ. 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)
+
 
Speed Shift
+
 
My WiFi
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
TSX
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
SIPP
+
 
Smart Response
+
 

Security technologies

Core i7-7920HQ 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 i7-7920HQ are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-7920HQ.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2400, LPDDR3-2133, DDR3L-1600
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
37.5 GB/s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i7-7920HQ.
Integrated graphics
 
Max video memory
64 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
1.1 GHz
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-7920HQ's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
DVI
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-7920HQ's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@30Hz
 
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 i7-7920HQ's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
OpenGL
4.5
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i7-7920HQ'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 i7-7920HQ. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

9.98

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

6169

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

24138

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

1.86

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

8.9

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

163

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

814

WinRAR 4.0

5228

x264 encoding pass 1

190

x264 encoding pass 2

51

TrueCrypt AES

5

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

3906

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

14987

Passmark

7976

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i7-7920HQ is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i7-7920HQ performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-7920HQ from AMD is Ryzen 5 3580U, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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