Average Bench: 66.4% (384th of 1316)

Based on 7,193 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6500T CPU @ 2.50GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 66.4% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-6500T averaged 33.6% 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. Memory Latency 79.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 86.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-6500T is just 17.3%. 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 316Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 314Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,193 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.9 Memory 79.5 87.4
69.8 1-Core 86.4 94.7
139 2-Core 167 181
66.4% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
238 4-Core 309 340
249 8-Core 314 341
42.4% 311 Pts
Min Avg Max
255 64-Core 316 342
21.2% 316 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Memory 89.5
1-Core 90
2-Core 174
72% 118 Pts
4-Core 303
8-Core 308
42% 306 Pts
64-Core 346
23% 346 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.3
1-Core 93.8
2-Core 178
71% 118 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 333
46% 333 Pts
64-Core 336
23% 336 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 90.7
2-Core 175
69% 116 Pts
4-Core 326
8-Core 329
45% 327 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.9
1-Core 85.9
2-Core 172
66% 111 Pts
4-Core 332
8-Core 327
45% 329 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 77.1
1-Core 83.6
2-Core 166
65% 109 Pts
4-Core 261
8-Core 296
37% 279 Pts
64-Core 302
20% 302 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 61
1-Core 65.9
2-Core 130
51% 85.5 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 282
35% 260 Pts
64-Core 289
19% 289 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 1 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.3
1-Core 80
2-Core 80
54% 79.4 Pts
4-Core 80.4
8-Core 82.9
11% 81.7 Pts
64-Core 84
6% 84 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,606,836 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-6500T Builds (Compare 547 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

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

 Comments

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Excellent

14 months ago.

With a nice 35w TDP, this processor is better than an FX 6300, G4560. This processor is a desktop destroyer and very cool for gaming 2017 and below.. it could hold a GTX 970 4gb at most without bottleneck.


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