Average Bench: 48.7% (268th of 967)

Based on 20,058 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000406E3, , 1FABFBFF000406E3, 0FABFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 48.7% Great: 55%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6500U averaged 51.3% 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 86.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 83.8Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6500U is 21.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-6500U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 244Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 233Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,058 samples)
Min Avg Max
52 SC Int 80.7 92.6
58.7 SC Float 86.6 97.8
55.3 SC Mixed 83.8 95.2
67% 83.7 Pts
Min Avg Max
142 QC Int 208 235
165 QC Float 237 266
152 QC Mixed 225 253
50.7% 224 Pts
Min Avg Max
167 MC Int 216 235
187 MC Float 244 266
179 MC Mixed 233 255
34.5% 231 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 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.8
SC Float 95.8
SC Mixed 94.8
74% 92.1 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 252
QC Mixed 248
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 218
MC Float 256
MC Mixed 241
36% 238 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 83.4
SC Float 92.1
SC Mixed 89.1
71% 88.2 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 251
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 235
MC Float 264
MC Mixed 253
38% 251 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.4
SC Float 80.6
SC Mixed 91.1
69% 86.7 Pts
QC Int 221
QC Float 253
QC Mixed 235
54% 236 Pts
MC Int 229
MC Float 262
MC Mixed 246
37% 246 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.5
SC Float 90.7
SC Mixed 88.4
70% 87.5 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 235
53% 234 Pts
MC Int 203
MC Float 231
MC Mixed 218
32% 217 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.4
SC Float 87.7
SC Mixed 85.4
66% 82.5 Pts
QC Int 196
QC Float 196
QC Mixed 181
43% 191 Pts
MC Int 221
MC Float 239
MC Mixed 235
35% 232 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,673,269 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6500U Builds (Compare 2,115 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: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $99

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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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