Average Bench: 64.5% (156th of 980)

Based on 815 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6500T CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 64.5% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6500T averaged 35.5% 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 345Pts
Quad Core Integer Speed 323Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6500T is just 13.9%. 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 352Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 340Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 815 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.3 SC Int 86.3 93
82.6 SC Float 93.2 99.7
78.4 SC Mixed 89.8 96.5
71.8% 89.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
249 QC Int 323 344
274 QC Float 345 365
266 QC Mixed 332 353
75.6% 333 Pts
Min Avg Max
290 MC Int 330 345
308 MC Float 352 365
291 MC Mixed 340 356
51% 341 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
SC Int 92
SC Float 98
SC Mixed 95.7
76% 95.2 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 348
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 342
MC Float 358
MC Mixed 353
53% 351 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 83.2
SC Float 89.6
SC Mixed 90
70% 87.6 Pts
QC Int 329
QC Float 350
QC Mixed 342
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 332
MC Float 333
MC Mixed 345
50% 337 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 84.1
SC Float 90.5
SC Mixed 87.1
70% 87.2 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 333
QC Mixed 328
75% 329 Pts
MC Int 330
MC Float 350
MC Mixed 339
51% 340 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.7
SC Float 88.4
SC Mixed 85.1
68% 85.4 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 348
QC Mixed 328
75% 332 Pts
MC Int 315
MC Float 345
MC Mixed 334
50% 331 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
SC Int 80.3
SC Float 86.9
SC Mixed 83.5
67% 83.6 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 265
QC Mixed 234
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 309
MC Float 288
MC Mixed 320
46% 306 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,870,073 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6500T Builds (Compare 707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

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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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