Intel Core i5-6600T vs AMD Athlon II X4 760K

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Intel Core i5-6600T CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Athlon II X4 760K
Intel Core i5-6600T AMD Athlon II X4 760K

CPU comparison

Intel Core i5-6600T or AMD Athlon II X4 760K ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core i5-6600T has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.50 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Core i5-6600T was released in Q3/2015.

The AMD Athlon II X4 760K has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.10 GHz. The CPU supports up to GB of memory in 1 (Single Channel) memory channels. The AMD Athlon II X4 760K was released in Q2/2013.
Intel Core i5 Family AMD Athlon II
Intel Core i 6000 CPU group AMD Athlon II X4 (Richland)
6 Generation 4
Skylake S Architecture Richland
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
Intel Core i5-7600T Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i5-6600T or AMD Athlon II X4 760K can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes
2.70 GHz Frequency 3.80 GHz
3.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.10 GHz
3.10 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.10 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i5-6600T or AMD Athlon II X4 760K has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

Intel HD Graphics 530 GPU no iGPU
0.35 GHz GPU frequency
1.15 GHz GPU (Turbo)
9 GPU Generation
14 nm Technology
3 Max. displays
24 Execution units
192 Shader
32 GB Max. GPU Memory
12 DirectX Version

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

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

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR3-1600, DDR4-2133 Memory DDR3-1866
Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 1 (Single Channel)
-- Bandwidth --
No ECC No
L2 Cache
6.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version
16 PCIe lanes

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

35 W TDP (PL1) 100 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i5-6600T or AMD Athlon II X4 760K as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

14 nm Technology 32 nm
Monolithic Chip design Unknown
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions MMX, 3DNow!, SSE3, SSE4a
LGA 1151 Socket FM2
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI No
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q3/2015 Release date Q2/2013
-- Release price 70 $
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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 i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
923 (100%)
AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
491 (53%)
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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 i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3111 (100%)
AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
1403 (45%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Core i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
748 (100%)
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core) results



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 i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442 (100%)
AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
@ 0.00 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 i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
7082 (100%)
AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
4444 (63%)
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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 i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
149 (100%)
AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
88 (59%)
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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 i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
513 (100%)
AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
283 (55%)
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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 i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
3710 (100%)
AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
1969 (53%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
10383 (100%)
AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
5014 (48%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1.77 (100%)
AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
0.97 (55%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
5.59 (100%)
AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
3.88 (69%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 i5-6600T Intel Core i5-6600T
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
36.2 (100%)
AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



Devices using this processor

Intel Core i5-6600T AMD Athlon II X4 760K
Unknown Unknown

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