Average Bench: 56.5% (278th of 1206)

Based on 3,358 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6500T CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 46%Average: 56.5% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6500T averaged 43.4% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 87.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 171Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6500T is just 15.7%. 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 322Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 318Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,358 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.2 1-Core 87.4 95.4
147 2-Core 171 183
60.9% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
231 4-Core 311 345
257 8-Core 318 345
42.8% 315 Pts
Min Avg Max
263 64-Core 322 348
21.6% 322 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 94.5
2-Core 180
65% 137 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 338
46% 340 Pts
64-Core 334
22% 334 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 93.8
2-Core 177
64% 135 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 326
44% 325 Pts
64-Core 320
22% 320 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 89.9
2-Core 177
63% 133 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 319
44% 321 Pts
64-Core 322
22% 322 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 88.3
2-Core 170
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 326
8-Core 340
45% 333 Pts
64-Core 330
22% 330 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.5
2-Core 172
61% 129 Pts
4-Core 326
8-Core 316
44% 321 Pts
64-Core 308
21% 308 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
1-Core 86.1
2-Core 171
60% 129 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 320
44% 320 Pts
64-Core 316
21% 316 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
1-Core 78.5
2-Core 176
59% 127 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 336
45% 333 Pts
64-Core 336
23% 336 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 61.7
2-Core 175
53% 118 Pts
4-Core 306
8-Core 321
42% 314 Pts
64-Core 328
22% 328 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.7
2-Core 128
46% 98 Pts
4-Core 261
8-Core 250
35% 255 Pts
64-Core 262
18% 262 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,610,001 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6500T Builds (Compare 361 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

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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