Average Bench: 48.1% (289th of 980)

Based on 21,136 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000406E3, , 1FABFBFF000406E3, 0FABFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 48.1% Great: 55%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6500U averaged 51.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 85.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 83.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6500U is 21.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6500U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 228Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 240Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,136 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.3 SC Int 80.8 93.1
58.3 SC Float 85.1 97.7
54 SC Mixed 83.1 95.4
66.4% 83 Pts
Min Avg Max
132 QC Int 207 234
153 QC Float 235 266
147 QC Mixed 222 252
50.2% 222 Pts
Min Avg Max
160 MC Int 212 235
182 MC Float 240 266
169 MC Mixed 228 255
33.9% 227 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92
SC Float 94.8
SC Mixed 94.3
75% 93.7 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 261
QC Mixed 248
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 232
MC Float 262
MC Mixed 251
37% 248 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.2
SC Float 92.1
SC Mixed 90.9
72% 90.4 Pts
QC Int 216
QC Float 242
QC Mixed 240
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 223
MC Float 253
MC Mixed 229
35% 235 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.4
SC Float 93.4
SC Mixed 83.2
70% 87 Pts
QC Int 213
QC Float 264
QC Mixed 251
55% 243 Pts
MC Int 231
MC Float 265
MC Mixed 235
36% 244 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.5
SC Float 84.7
SC Mixed 82.5
66% 81.9 Pts
QC Int 233
QC Float 228
QC Mixed 250
54% 237 Pts
MC Int 236
MC Float 264
MC Mixed 248
37% 249 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.8
SC Float 91.9
SC Mixed 83.3
68% 85.7 Pts
QC Int 223
QC Float 251
QC Mixed 245
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 222
MC Float 250
MC Mixed 245
36% 239 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.9
SC Float 79.4
SC Mixed 81.9
67% 83.4 Pts
QC Int 213
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 238
54% 236 Pts
MC Int 232
MC Float 266
MC Mixed 256
38% 251 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.1
SC Float 82.8
SC Mixed 80.9
65% 80.9 Pts
QC Int 200
QC Float 230
QC Mixed 218
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 200
MC Float 228
MC Mixed 218
32% 215 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 6.3
SC Float 7.2
SC Mixed 8.6
6% 7.37 Pts
QC Int 18.2
QC Float 29.7
QC Mixed 25.2
6% 24.4 Pts
MC Int 18.3
MC Float 21.7
MC Mixed 28.4
3% 22.8 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,469,660 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6500U Builds (Compare 1,903 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

System: Dell Inspiron 5559

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $98

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.10 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi7-6500U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$393.00
Clock Speed2.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.1 GHz
Max TDP15 W
Product BriefLink

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 520
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory32 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes
My WiFi TechYes

Package

Package Size42mm X 24mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1356

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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