Average Bench: 49.6% (748th of 1385)

Based on 20,423 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306D4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5600U CPU @ 2.60GHz
Poor: 25%Average: 49.6% Great: 63%
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-5600U averaged 50.4% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 66.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 75.6Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-5600U is 38.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-5600U performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 190Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 192Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,423 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.7 Memory 66.8 88
23.8 1-Core 75.6 101
40 2-Core 132 178
54.4% 91.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
62.5 4-Core 188 259
62.2 8-Core 192 259
25.4% 190 Pts
Min Avg Max
61 64-Core 190 259
11.7% 190 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.6
1-Core 77.5
2-Core 153
59% 101 Pts
4-Core 189
8-Core 212
26% 201 Pts
64-Core 214
13% 214 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.1
1-Core 81.3
2-Core 142
57% 96.7 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 190
25% 190 Pts
64-Core 187
12% 187 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.9
1-Core 64.7
2-Core 127
51% 85.7 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 196
26% 194 Pts
64-Core 195
12% 195 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.5
1-Core 90.7
2-Core 149
58% 100 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 209
27% 202 Pts
64-Core 45.6
3% 45.6 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 55
1-Core 66.3
2-Core 108
46% 76.6 Pts
4-Core 159
8-Core 182
22% 171 Pts
64-Core 95.5
6% 95.5 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.8
1-Core 32.5
2-Core 68.3
35% 53.5 Pts
4-Core 93.6
8-Core 107
13% 100 Pts
64-Core 119
7% 119 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 36.4
1-Core 81
2-Core 141
46% 86.2 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 193
25% 190 Pts
64-Core 185
12% 185 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 58,742,340 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-5600U Builds (Compare 1,699 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E7450

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-5600U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.20 GHz)
Code NameBroadwell
Launch DateQ1'15
Processor Numberi7-5600U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$393.00
Clock Speed2.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.2 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 5500
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency950 MHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory16 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations4x1, 2x4
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-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes

Package

Package Size40mm x 24mm x 1.3mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1168

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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3 months ago.

Despite it's age, this little processor still chugs along just fine in 2021, while offering decent battery life in laptops, if configured properly. Coupled with discrete graphics, it can still pull it's own weight in heavier tasks, such as video editing and using CAD software.


Good

2 months ago.

Very slow in Dell Latitude E7450


Excellent

19 months ago.

works really good for such an old laptop cpu, will soon be installing a egpu for improved performance


Good

21 months ago.

Exceptionally good laptop CPU. It has aged well. The only thing holding it back is typically the Intel HD 5500 graphics, which are meh at best.


Excellent

19 months ago.

Works like a charm, plays less demanding games just fine


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