Intel Core i3-6100U vs. Intel Pentium Silver N5000

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i3-6100U CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Pentium Silver N5000
Intel Core i3 Family Intel Pentium
Intel Core i 6000U CPU group Intel Pentium J5000/N5000
6 Generation 9
Skylake U Architecture Gemini Lake
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

2 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
2.30 GHz Frequency 1.10 GHz
Turbo (1 Core) 2.70 GHz
Turbo (All Cores) 2.70 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 520 GPU Intel UHD Graphics 605
0.30 GHz GPU frequency 0.20 GHz
1.00 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.75 GHz
9 GPU Generation 9.5
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
24 Execution units 18
192 Shader 144
32 GB Max. GPU Memory 8 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM, DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866 Memory DDR4-2400
32 GB Max. Memory 8 GB
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
L2 Cache
3.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 2.0
12 PCIe lanes 6

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

15 W TDP (PL1) 6 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
7.5 W TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

14 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
BGA 1356 Socket BGA 1090
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q3/2015 Release date Q4/2017
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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 Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4x 1.10 GHz (2.70 GHz)
171 (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 Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4x 1.10 GHz (2.70 GHz)
482 (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 Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
98 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4x 1.10 GHz (2.70 GHz)
78 (80%)
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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 Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
251 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4x 1.10 GHz (2.70 GHz)
248 (99%)
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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 Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4x 1.10 GHz (2.70 GHz)
434 (100%)
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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 Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4x 1.10 GHz (2.70 GHz)
1238 (100%)
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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 Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
Intel HD Graphics 520 @ 1.00 GHz
384 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
Intel UHD Graphics 605 @ 0.75 GHz
216 (56%)
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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 Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
2436 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4x 1.10 GHz (2.70 GHz)
1932 (79%)
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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 Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
5313 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4x 1.10 GHz (2.70 GHz)
5225 (98%)
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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 Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
1.11 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4x 1.10 GHz (2.70 GHz)
0.9 (81%)
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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 Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
2.75 (98%)
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Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4x 1.10 GHz (2.70 GHz)
2.8 (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 Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
30.8 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4x 1.10 GHz (2.70 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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 Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
3604 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4x 1.10 GHz (2.70 GHz)
2422 (67%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Pentium Silver N5000
Unknown ASUS VivoBook 14 N5000
Acer Swift 1 N5000
MEDION Notebook N5000
Lenovo IdeaPad N5000

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