Intel Core i5-6500 vs. Intel Core i5-6600K

Intel Core i5-6500CPU1 vs CPU2Intel Core i5-6600K
Intel Core i5-6500Intel Core i5-6600K
3.20 GHzFrequency3.50 GHz
3.60 GHzTurbo (1 Core)3.90 GHz
3.40 GHzTurbo (All Cores)3.60 GHz
4Cores4
NoHyperthreadingNo
NoOverclocking ?Yes
6.00 MBCache6.00 MB
Intel HD Graphics 530GPUIntel HD Graphics 530
0.35 GHzGPU frequency0.35 GHz
1.15 GHzGPU (Turbo)1.15 GHz
9GPU Generation9
12.0DirectX Version12.0
3Max. displays3
24Execution units24
Decode / EncodeCodec h264Decode / Encode
Decode / EncodeCodec JPEGDecode / Encode
Decode / EncodeCodec h265 8bitDecode / Encode
NoCodec h265 10bitNo
Decode / EncodeCodec VP8Decode / Encode
DecodeCodec VP9Decode
DecodeCodec VC-1Decode
Decode / EncodeCodec AVCDecode / Encode
SkylakeArchitectureSkylake
DDR3L-1333 SO-DIMM, DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133MemoryDDR3-1600, DDR4-2133
2Memory channels2
NoECCNo
3.0PCIe version3.0
16PCIe lanes16
14 nmTechnology14 nm
LGA 1151SocketLGA 1151
65WTDP91W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationVT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q3/2015Release dateQ3/2015
ca. 250 $Market priceca. 280 $
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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 i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.60 GHz)
354 (90%)
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
395 (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 i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.60 GHz)
1299 (83%)
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
1572 (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 i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.60 GHz)
153 (92%)
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
166 (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 Core i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.60 GHz)
565 (94%)
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
600 (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 i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
403 (91%)
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442 (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 Core i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.60 GHz)
7809 (94%)
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
8288 (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 Core i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.60 GHz)
3827 (92%)
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
4147 (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 Core i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.60 GHz)
11448 (94%)
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
12150 (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 Core i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.60 GHz)
1.83 (92%)
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
1.98 (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 Core i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.60 GHz)
6.16 (94%)
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
6.54 (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 i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.60 GHz)
36.2 (100%)
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Intel Core i5-6600K Intel Core i5-6600K
4x 3.50 GHz (3.90 GHz)
36.2 (100%)
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