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Intel Core i7 6820HQ vs i7 1165G7

We compared two 4-core laptop CPUs: the 2.7 GHz Intel Core i7 6820HQ against the 1.2-2.8 GHz i7 1165G7. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 1165G7 and 6820HQ
Advantages of Intel Core i7 1165G7
  • Newer - released 5-years and 1-month later
  • 75% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1483 vs 847 points
  • Consumes up to 38% less energy than the Core i7 6820HQ – 28 vs 45 Watt
  • Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size
  • More modern manufacturing process – 10 versus 14 nanometers
  • 31% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.7 GHz vs 3.6 GHz)
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)


Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 6820HQ and i7 1165G7


Vendor Intel Intel
Released September 1, 2015 September 2, 2020
Launch price 378 USD 426 USD
Type Laptop Laptop
Codename Skylake Tiger Lake UP3
Model number i7-6820HQ i7-1165G7
Socket BGA-1440 BGA-1449
Integrated GPU HD Graphics 530 Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EU


Cores 4 4
Threads 8 8
Base Frequency 2.7 GHz 1.2-2.8 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 3.6 GHz 4.7 GHz
Bus frequency - 100 MHz
Multiplier 0x 12-28x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s 4 GT/s
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 1250K (per core)
L3 Cache 8MB (shared) 12MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 14 nm 10 nm
TDP 45 W 12-28 W
Max. temperature 100°C 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel HD Graphics 530 Iris Xe Graphics G7 96EU
GPU Base Clock - 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock - 1100-1400 MHz
Shading Units - 768
TMUs - 48
ROPs - 24
Execution Units - 96
TGP - 15 W

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600 DDR4-3200, LPDDR4x-4267
Memory Size 64 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 34.1 GB/s -
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i7 6820HQ official page Intel Core i7 1165G7 official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 16
Instruction Set SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX-2 -

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