Average Bench: 47.9% (292nd of 980)

Based on 25,475 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000406E3, , 1FABFBFF000406E3, 0FABFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 32%Average: 47.9% Great: 55%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6500U averaged 52.0% 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 83.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 82.1Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6500U is 22.3%. 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 228Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 239Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,475 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.7 SC Int 78.9 93.3
45.6 SC Float 83.7 97.7
45.8 SC Mixed 82.1 95.6
65.3% 81.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
126 QC Int 205 234
146 QC Float 234 266
143 QC Mixed 223 252
50% 221 Pts
Min Avg Max
158 MC Int 212 235
180 MC Float 239 266
170 MC Mixed 228 255
33.9% 226 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 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.1
SC Float 97
SC Mixed 93.2
75% 94.1 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 266
QC Mixed 249
56% 250 Pts
MC Int 228
MC Float 263
MC Mixed 255
37% 249 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 91.7
SC Float 97.6
SC Mixed 96.1
76% 95.1 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 249
QC Mixed 239
53% 236 Pts
MC Int 220
MC Float 245
MC Mixed 232
35% 232 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 92.4
SC Float 95.5
SC Mixed 92.8
75% 93.6 Pts
QC Int 212
QC Float 240
QC Mixed 240
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 222
MC Float 256
MC Mixed 253
36% 244 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.3
SC Float 68.4
SC Mixed 85.9
64% 80.2 Pts
QC Int 218
QC Float 255
QC Mixed 242
54% 238 Pts
MC Int 223
MC Float 263
MC Mixed 244
36% 243 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.3
SC Float 92.5
SC Mixed 73.6
67% 84.1 Pts
QC Int 213
QC Float 244
QC Mixed 239
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 230
MC Float 261
MC Mixed 248
37% 246 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.2
SC Float 62.8
SC Mixed 66.9
52% 65 Pts
QC Int 155
QC Float 188
QC Mixed 215
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 221
MC Float 248
MC Mixed 222
34% 231 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65
SC Float 66.5
SC Mixed 51.9
49% 61.1 Pts
QC Int 132
QC Float 117
QC Mixed 92.8
26% 114 Pts
MC Int 118
MC Float 140
MC Mixed 122
19% 127 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,226,960 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6500U Builds (Compare 2,213 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: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $86

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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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Good

3 months ago.

It works pretty well on my pc.


Excellent

6 days ago.

fucking amazng


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