Average Bench: 35.3% (455th of 1182)

Based on 62,882 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000406E3, , 1FABFBFF000406E3, 0FABFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 24%Average: 35.3% Great: 41%
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i7-6500U averaged 64.6% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 79.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 142Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6500U is just 16.6%. 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 218Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 216Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 62,882 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.7 1-Core 79.8 94.3
97.6 2-Core 142 170
53.2% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
136 4-Core 211 248
147 8-Core 216 249
29.1% 214 Pts
Min Avg Max
159 64-Core 218 250
14.6% 218 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 90
2-Core 173
62% 131 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 241
33% 243 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.8
2-Core 154
56% 117 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 242
32% 237 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 84.7
2-Core 150
56% 118 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 224
32% 230 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89.1
2-Core 153
58% 121 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 230
32% 230 Pts
64-Core 237
16% 237 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.8
2-Core 157
53% 114 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 230
32% 230 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,370,181 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6500U Builds (Compare 6,128 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 5559

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $70

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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

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Good

1 month ago.

it is usually very hot but it's still a great lpatop cpu


Poor

2 months ago.

I am have this proccesator in my laptop i am really great with te proccesator is good but this have one problem this temperatures is amazing


Good

2 years ago.

It works pretty well on my pc.


Excellent

9 days ago.

Ivy bridge. Also good performance and good value


Terrible

14 months ago.

Always lag cos only got 2 cores


Good

9 months ago.

It's really fast i tried i5-2400s and it was the worst


Good

11 months ago.

Good laptop CPU


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