Average Bench: 67.6% (326th of 1239)

Based on 4,033 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6500T CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 67.6% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6500T averaged 32.3% 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 81.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 86.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6500T is just 16.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-6500T performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 319Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 314Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,033 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.8 Memory 81.9 88.9
70.7 1-Core 86.6 95.1
137 2-Core 168 182
67.4% 112 Pts
Min Avg Max
214 4-Core 309 343
244 8-Core 314 343
42.5% 312 Pts
Min Avg Max
255 64-Core 319 345
21.4% 319 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.4
1-Core 84.7
2-Core 176
69% 116 Pts
4-Core 339
8-Core 335
46% 337 Pts
64-Core 342
23% 342 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.6
1-Core 88.9
2-Core 179
71% 118 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 336
46% 335 Pts
64-Core 336
22% 336 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.5
1-Core 95.3
2-Core 178
72% 120 Pts
4-Core 325
8-Core 332
45% 329 Pts
64-Core 344
23% 344 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.6
1-Core 70.9
2-Core 154
63% 103 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 316
42% 310 Pts
64-Core 308
21% 308 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.5
1-Core 80.4
2-Core 165
62% 105 Pts
4-Core 294
8-Core 311
41% 302 Pts
64-Core 311
21% 311 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,555,502 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6500T Builds (Compare 470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

System: HP EliteDesk 800 G2 DM 35W

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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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