Average Bench: 62.7% (208th of 1128)

Based on 1,417 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6500T CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 51%Average: 62.7% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6500T averaged 37.2% 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

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 338Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 313Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6500T is just 17.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-6500T performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 345Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 332Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,417 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.5 SC Int 84.8 93.4
77.7 SC Float 90.9 99.4
75.5 SC Mixed 87.9 96.4
70.3% 87.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
234 QC Int 313 344
259 QC Float 338 364
237 QC Mixed 322 352
73.4% 324 Pts
Min Avg Max
278 MC Int 321 344
300 MC Float 345 365
284 MC Mixed 332 356
49.8% 333 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.6
SC Float 92.7
SC Mixed 88
71% 88.4 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 337
QC Mixed 337
75% 331 Pts
MC Int 320
MC Float 344
MC Mixed 322
49% 329 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.3
SC Float 92.8
SC Mixed 89.2
70% 88.1 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 361
QC Mixed 334
76% 336 Pts
MC Int 292
MC Float 296
MC Mixed 284
44% 291 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.9
SC Float 90.4
SC Mixed 84.8
68% 85.4 Pts
QC Int 322
QC Float 326
QC Mixed 325
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 313
MC Float 334
MC Mixed 330
49% 325 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.2
SC Float 87.8
SC Mixed 83.5
67% 83.8 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 328
QC Mixed 327
72% 320 Pts
MC Int 312
MC Float 359
MC Mixed 333
50% 334 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.7
SC Float 94.5
SC Mixed 86.4
72% 89.9 Pts
QC Int 311
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 317
73% 322 Pts
MC Int 307
MC Float 331
MC Mixed 326
48% 321 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76
SC Float 88.3
SC Mixed 84.6
66% 83 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 321
74% 325 Pts
MC Int 312
MC Float 328
MC Mixed 308
47% 316 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.8
SC Float 92.1
SC Mixed 87.4
70% 87.1 Pts
QC Int 280
QC Float 338
QC Mixed 313
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 299
MC Float 345
MC Mixed 325
48% 323 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.2
SC Float 72.5
SC Mixed 69.1
55% 68.6 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 361
QC Mixed 331
75% 332 Pts
MC Int 319
MC Float 360
MC Mixed 330
50% 336 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 74.4
SC Float 80.7
SC Mixed 77.3
62% 77.5 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 278
63% 280 Pts
MC Int 261
MC Float 301
MC Mixed 242
40% 268 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,992,177 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6500T Builds (Compare 196 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-6500T Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.10 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ3'15
Processor Numberi5-6500T
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$192.00
Clock Speed2.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.1 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP35 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015A (35W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.1 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

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 TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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