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Front view of Intel Core i7 6822EQ

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More l3 cache 8 MB vs 4 MB 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Higher GPU clock speed 350 MHz vs 300 MHz More than 15% higher GPU clock speed
Better PassMark score 6,489 vs 4,814 Around 35% better PassMark score
Better performance per dollar 0.58 pt/$ vs 0.5 pt/$ Around 15% better performance per dollar
Newer Oct, 2015 vs Jul, 2015 Release date 3 months later
Front view of Intel Core i7 6600U

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Higher clock speed 2.6 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 30% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 2.8 GHz More than 20% higher turbo clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.4 GHz vs 2 GHz 70% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better performance per watt 13.12 pt/W vs 8.69 pt/W More than 50% better performance per watt
Lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 20.31W 40% lower typical power consumption
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,817 vs 1,512 More than 20% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz vs 1,000 MHz 5% better turbo clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.4 GHz vs 2 GHz 70% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 6.02 $/year 40% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 21.9 $/year Around 40% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 6822EQ vs 6600U

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 6822EQ  vs
6600U 
Clock speed 2 GHz 2.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.8 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual 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
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 25W 15W
Annual home energy cost 6.02 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 21.9 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 8.69 pt/W 13.12 pt/W
Typical power consumption 20.31W 12.19W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 4,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 6822EQ  vs
6600U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L3 cache 8 MB 4 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2 GHz 3.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2 GHz 3.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2 GHz 3.4 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 520
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz 1,050 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
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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