Intel Core i7-6820HK Processor

Intel Core i7-6820HK Processor

Intel Core i7-6820HK Processor Chipset

The Intel Core i7-6820HK processor is a high-performance CPU designed for laptops and mobile computing. Part of the Skylake family of processors, it was launched in 2015. The "i7" signifies that it's one of Intel's top-tier processors, intended for demanding tasks like gaming, content creation, and multitasking.

Key features of the Core i7-6820HK include:

  1. Quad-Core with Hyper-Threading: It has four physical cores, allowing it to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Hyper-Threading technology enables each core to handle two threads, enhancing multitasking.

  2. Unlocked Multiplier: The "K" in the processor's model number indicates that it's unlocked, allowing for overclocking. This means users can push the CPU beyond its default clock speeds for enhanced performance.

  3. Base and Turbo Frequencies: The processor's base clock speed is 2.7 GHz, but it can dynamically adjust to higher clock speeds using Turbo Boost technology, reaching up to 3.6 GHz or more depending on thermal and power conditions.

  4. Integrated Graphics: The Core i7-6820HK includes Intel HD Graphics 530, providing decent integrated graphics performance suitable for light gaming and general multimedia tasks.

  5. Support for DDR4 Memory: It supports DDR4 memory technology, offering faster data transfer rates compared to its predecessor, DDR3.

  6. 45W Thermal Design Power (TDP): The processor's TDP indicates its power consumption and heat output, influencing laptop design and cooling solutions.

  7. Laptop and Mobile Use: The i7-6820HK is intended for laptops and mobile devices, where it provides a balance between performance and power efficiency.

This processor targets users who demand high computing power on the go. It's particularly popular among gamers and professionals who require a laptop capable of handling resource-intensive applications smoothly.