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Intel Core i7 9750H vs i7 6820HQ

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7 9750H with 6-cores against the 2.7 GHz i7 6820HQ with 4-cores. 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 6820HQ and 9750H
Advantages of Intel Core i7 9750H
  • Newer - released 3-years and 8-months later
  • Supports up to 128 GB DDR4-2666 RAM
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size
  • 25% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.5 GHz vs 3.6 GHz)
  • 30% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1101 vs 847 points
  • Around 7.7 GB/s (23%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth


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 9750H and i7 6820HQ


Vendor Intel Intel
Released April 23, 2019 September 1, 2015
Launch price - 378 USD
Type Laptop Laptop
Codename Coffee Lake Skylake
Model number i7-9750H i7-6820HQ
Socket BGA-1440 BGA-1440
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 630 HD Graphics 530


Cores 6 4
Threads 12 8
Base Frequency 2.6 GHz 2.7 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.5 GHz 3.6 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz -
Multiplier 26x 0x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 Cache 32K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
L3 Cache 12MB (shared) 8MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 14 nm 14 nm
TDP 45 W 45 W
Max. temperature 100°C 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel HD Graphics 530
GPU Base Clock 350 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1000 MHz -
Shading Units 192 -
TMUs 24 -
ROPs 3 -
Execution Units 24 -
TGP 15 W -
Max. Resolution 4096x2304 - 60 Hz -

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133 DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Memory Size 128 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 41.8 GB/s 34.1 GB/s
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i7 9750H official page Intel Core i7 6820HQ official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 16
Instruction Set SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX-2 SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX-2

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So which CPU will you choose: Intel Core i7 6820HQ or i7 9750H?