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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 6820EQ

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Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much lower typical power consumption 36.56W vs 68.25W More than 45% lower typical power consumption
Newer Oct, 2015 vs Jun, 2013 Release date over 2 years later
Much lower annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year vs 20.24 $/year More than 45% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year vs 73.58 $/year More than 45% lower annual commercial energy cost
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Much better performance per dollar 3.12 pt/$ vs 0.76 pt/$ More than 4x better performance per dollar
Higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 20% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz vs 3.5 GHz More than 10% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly better turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz vs 1,000 MHz 20% better turbo clock speed
Significantly better performance per watt 10.41 pt/W vs 6.37 pt/W Around 65% better performance per watt
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.85 GHz vs 2.8 GHz Around 40% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Slightly better PassMark (Single core) score 2,029 vs 1,900 More than 5% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.01 GHz vs 2.8 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 6820EQ vs 4770

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 6820EQ  vs
4770 
Clock speed 2.8 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA3
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 45W 84W
Annual home energy cost 10.84 $/year 20.24 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 39.42 $/year 73.58 $/year
Performance per watt 6.37 pt/W 10.41 pt/W
Typical power consumption 36.56W 68.25W

bus

Architecture FSB DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 0
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 6820EQ  vs
4770 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
L3 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 22 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.8 GHz 3.85 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz 4.01 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.8 GHz 3.85 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 4600
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz 1,200 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 65,536 MB 32,768 MB
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