Intel Celeron 2955U vs. Intel Core i7-6500U

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Celeron 2955U CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-6500U
Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Core i7-6500U
Intel Celeron Family Intel Core i7
Intel Celeron 2000 CPU group Intel Core i 6000U
4 Generation 6
Haswell U Architecture Skylake U
Mobile Segment Mobile
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CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

2 Cores 2
2 Threads 4
1.40 GHz Frequency 2.50 GHz
Turbo (1 Core) 3.10 GHz
Turbo (All Cores) 2.80 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) GPU Intel HD Graphics 520
0.20 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
1.00 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.05 GHz
7.5 GPU Generation 9
22 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
10 Execution units 24
80 Shader 192
Max. GPU Memory 32 GB
11.1 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 Decode
No Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM Memory DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM, DDR4-2133 SO-DIMM, LPDDR3-1866
Max. Memory 32 GB
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
L2 Cache
2.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 3.0
10 PCIe lanes 12

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

15 W TDP (PL1) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
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-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

22 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
BGA 1168 Socket BGA 1356
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q3/2013 Release date Q3/2015
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2x 1.40 GHz
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
282 (100%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2x 1.40 GHz
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
699 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2x 1.40 GHz
56 (42%)
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Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
132 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2x 1.40 GHz
106 (35%)
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Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
302 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2x 1.40 GHz
307 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2x 1.40 GHz
579 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.00 GHz
160 (40%)
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Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
Intel HD Graphics 520 @ 1.05 GHz
403 (100%)
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Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.

Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2x 1.40 GHz
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
1156.4 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2x 1.40 GHz
1350 (41%)
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Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
3286 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2x 1.40 GHz
2285 (35%)
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Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
6474 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2x 1.40 GHz
0.62 (41%)
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Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
1.5 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2x 1.40 GHz
1.21 (36%)
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Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
3.32 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2x 1.40 GHz
13.1 (41%)
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Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
32.3 (100%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Celeron 2955U
2x 1.40 GHz
1592 (37%)
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Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
4355 (100%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Celeron 2955U Intel Core i7-6500U
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