Average Bench: 45.7% (426th of 1173)

Based on 57,925 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000406E3, , 1FABFBFF000406E3, 0FABFBFF000406E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 31%Average: 45.7% Great: 53%
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-6500U averaged 54.2% 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

Single Core Floating Point Speed 82.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 79.5Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-6500U is 22.8%. 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 217Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 200Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 57,925 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.2 SC Int 77.1 91.3
51.2 SC Float 82.2 97.2
47.3 SC Mixed 79.5 94.3
63.7% 79.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
114 QC Int 192 228
130 QC Float 224 265
123 QC Mixed 210 248
47.3% 209 Pts
Min Avg Max
150 MC Int 200 229
163 MC Float 232 265
155 MC Mixed 217 250
32.3% 216 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 90.6
SC Float 95.7
SC Mixed 93.6
75% 93.3 Pts
QC Int 213
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 241
54% 239 Pts
MC Int 223
MC Float 261
MC Mixed 246
36% 243 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.9
SC Float 95.9
SC Mixed 91.8
74% 91.9 Pts
QC Int 213
QC Float 247
QC Mixed 241
53% 234 Pts
MC Int 218
MC Float 262
MC Mixed 236
36% 238 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.7
SC Float 91.7
SC Mixed 89.1
71% 88.8 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 244
QC Mixed 244
54% 238 Pts
MC Int 222
MC Float 256
MC Mixed 239
36% 239 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.8
SC Float 90.7
SC Mixed 87.5
70% 88 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 256
QC Mixed 243
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 226
MC Float 257
MC Mixed 242
36% 242 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.2
SC Float 77.8
SC Mixed 83
64% 80 Pts
QC Int 221
QC Float 263
QC Mixed 247
55% 244 Pts
MC Int 226
MC Float 258
MC Mixed 239
36% 241 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.5
SC Float 83.4
SC Mixed 80.8
64% 79.9 Pts
QC Int 170
QC Float 207
QC Mixed 208
44% 195 Pts
MC Int 180
MC Float 221
MC Mixed 245
32% 215 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.9
SC Float 78.3
SC Mixed 56
55% 68.4 Pts
QC Int 202
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 217
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 206
MC Float 233
MC Mixed 218
33% 219 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.7
SC Float 90.7
SC Mixed 86.8
70% 88.1 Pts
QC Int 180
QC Float 204
QC Mixed 162
41% 182 Pts
MC Int 205
MC Float 221
MC Mixed 191
31% 206 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.8
SC Float 91.5
SC Mixed 82.5
69% 86.6 Pts
QC Int 175
QC Float 139
QC Mixed 155
36% 156 Pts
MC Int 183
MC Float 199
MC Mixed 229
30% 204 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,587,221 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-6500U Builds (Compare 5,658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

System: Dell Inspiron 5559

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $104

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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

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Poor

12 days 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

23 months ago.

It works pretty well on my pc.


Terrible

11 months ago.

Always lag cos only got 2 cores


Good

7 months ago.

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


Good

9 months ago.

Good laptop CPU


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