Intel Core i7-6920HQ vs Intel Core i7-5950HQ

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-6920HQ CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-5950HQ
Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ

CPU comparison

Intel Core i7-6920HQ or Intel Core i7-5950HQ ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core i7-6920HQ has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.80 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Core i7-6920HQ was released in Q3/2015.

The Intel Core i7-5950HQ has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.80 GHz. The CPU supports up to GB of memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Core i7-5950HQ was released in Q2/2015.
Intel Core i7 Family Intel Core i7
Intel Core i 6000H CPU group Intel Core i 5000H
6 Generation 5
Skylake H Architecture Broadwell H
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i7-6920HQ or Intel Core i7-5950HQ can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

4 Cores 4
8 Threads 8
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.90 GHz Frequency 2.90 GHz
3.80 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.80 GHz
3.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.50 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i7-6920HQ or Intel Core i7-5950HQ has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

Intel HD Graphics 530 GPU Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
1.05 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.15 GHz
9 GPU Generation 8
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
24 Execution units 48
192 Shader 384
32 GB Max. GPU Memory 32 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP9 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR4-2133 SO-DIMM Memory DDR3-1866
Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
-- Bandwidth --
No ECC No
L2 Cache
8.00 MB L3 Cache 6.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
20 PCIe lanes 16

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

45 W TDP (PL1) 47 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i7-6920HQ or Intel Core i7-5950HQ as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

14 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
BGA 1440 Socket BGA 1364
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q3/2015 Release date Q2/2015
-- Release price 550 $
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-6920HQ
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
1724 (100%)
Intel Core i7-5950HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-6920HQ
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
866 (74%)
Intel Core i7-5950HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1174 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-6920HQ
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
3370 (70%)
Intel Core i7-5950HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
4817 (100%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-6920HQ
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.05 GHz
403 (46%)
Intel Core i7-5950HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 @ 1.15 GHz
883 (100%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-6920HQ
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
8757 (91%)
Intel Core i7-5950HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
9650 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-6920HQ
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
161 (100%)
Intel Core i7-5950HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
157 (98%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-6920HQ
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
738 (95%)
Intel Core i7-5950HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
778 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-6920HQ
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
4012 (100%)
Intel Core i7-5950HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
3925 (98%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-6920HQ
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
14506 (97%)
Intel Core i7-5950HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
15022 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-6920HQ
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1.84 (100%)
Intel Core i7-5950HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1.74 (95%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-6920HQ
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
8.03 (98%)
Intel Core i7-5950HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
8.23 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-6920HQ
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.05 GHz
32.7 (100%)
Intel Core i7-5950HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 @ 1.15 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



Devices using this processor

Intel Core i7-6920HQ Intel Core i7-5950HQ
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