Average Bench: 48% (275th of 961)

Based on 16,219 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000406E3, , 1FABFBFF000406E3, 0FABFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 33%Average: 48% 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 85.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 82.9Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6500U is 22%. 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 229Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 241Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,219 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.9 SC Int 80.1 92.8
49.6 SC Float 85.5 97.9
53 SC Mixed 82.9 95.3
66.3% 82.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 QC Int 207 235
151 QC Float 233 266
139 QC Mixed 222 253
50% 221 Pts
Min Avg Max
162 MC Int 212 235
185 MC Float 241 266
172 MC Mixed 229 255
34% 228 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 91.5
SC Float 95.8
SC Mixed 89.7
74% 92.3 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 266
QC Mixed 253
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 237
MC Float 267
MC Mixed 256
38% 253 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 90
SC Float 94.2
SC Mixed 88.9
73% 91 Pts
QC Int 233
QC Float 254
QC Mixed 239
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 229
MC Float 256
MC Mixed 245
36% 243 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88
SC Float 93.1
SC Mixed 91.4
73% 90.8 Pts
QC Int 180
QC Float 224
QC Mixed 200
46% 201 Pts
MC Int 222
MC Float 244
MC Mixed 235
35% 234 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.1
SC Float 78.9
SC Mixed 73.7
60% 74.6 Pts
QC Int 175
QC Float 197
QC Mixed 192
42% 188 Pts
MC Int 205
MC Float 237
MC Mixed 225
33% 223 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,095,272 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6500U Builds (Compare 1,834 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

System: Dell Inspiron 5559

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $100

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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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