Average Bench: 46.8% (346th of 1089)

Based on 32,139 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000406E3, , 1FABFBFF000406E3, 0FABFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 27%Average: 46.8% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6500U averaged 53.1% 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 82.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 80.8Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6500U is 27.3%. 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 223Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 236Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 32,139 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.2 SC Int 78.8 93.5
47.2 SC Float 82.9 97.5
42.3 SC Mixed 80.8 95.6
64.7% 80.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
108 QC Int 201 233
131 QC Float 230 266
122 QC Mixed 216 252
48.8% 216 Pts
Min Avg Max
147 MC Int 208 234
173 MC Float 236 266
153 MC Mixed 223 254
33.2% 222 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
SC Int 93.3
SC Float 97.1
SC Mixed 95.6
76% 95.3 Pts
QC Int 235
QC Float 265
QC Mixed 254
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 236
MC Float 267
MC Mixed 255
38% 253 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 91.9
SC Float 97
SC Mixed 95.8
76% 94.9 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 266
QC Mixed 253
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 236
MC Float 268
MC Mixed 253
38% 253 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.9
SC Float 87.9
SC Mixed 85.8
68% 85.5 Pts
QC Int 231
QC Float 264
QC Mixed 252
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 231
MC Float 262
MC Mixed 251
37% 248 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.9
SC Float 96.1
SC Mixed 95.8
76% 95.3 Pts
QC Int 219
QC Float 238
QC Mixed 233
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 215
MC Float 241
MC Mixed 235
34% 230 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90.2
SC Float 95.1
SC Mixed 90
73% 91.8 Pts
QC Int 207
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 229
51% 223 Pts
MC Int 211
MC Float 239
MC Mixed 232
34% 228 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 25
SC Float 39.5
SC Mixed 23.3
23% 29.3 Pts
QC Int 126
QC Float 186
QC Mixed 197
38% 169 Pts
MC Int 179
MC Float 214
MC Mixed 199
30% 197 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,443,572 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6500U Builds (Compare 3,187 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

System: Dell Inspiron 5559

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $80

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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

 Comments

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Good

8 months ago.

It works pretty well on my pc.


Excellent

2 months ago.

It's really fast i tried i5-2400s and it was the worst


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