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Intel Core i7-6820HQ vs Core i7-990X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-990X 42 GT/s
Core i7-6820HQ 21.6 GT/s
Difference: 20.4 (94%)

Core Speed

Core i7-990X 3.5 GHz
Core i7-6820HQ 2.7 GHz
Difference: 0.8 (30%)


Core i7-990X 12
Core i7-6820HQ 8
Difference: 4 (50%)


Core i7-990X 130 Watts
Core i7-6820HQ 45 Watts
Difference: 85 (189%)

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Model Core i7-6820HQ Core i7-990X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Skylake-H Westmere
Core Speed 2.7 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 4 6
Total Threads 8 12
Turbo 5/7/7/9 1/1/1/1/2/2
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 8 MB 12 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 530 N/A
TDP 45 Watts 130 Watts
Socket BGA 1440 LGA 1366
Released 2015-09-01 2011-02-01