Intel Core i5-8500 vs. Intel Core i3-6100U

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i5-8500 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-6100U
Intel Core i5-8500 Intel Core i3-6100U
3.00 GHz Frequency 2.30 GHz
4.10 GHz Turbo (1 Core)
3.70 GHz Turbo (All Cores)
6 Cores 2
No Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
normal Core architecture normal
Intel UHD Graphics 630 GPU Intel HD Graphics 520
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
1.15 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.00 GHz
9.5 GPU Generation 9
14 nm Technology 14 nm
12 DirectX Version 12
3 Max. displays 3
24 Execution units 24
192 Shader 192
64 GB Max. GPU Memory 32 GB
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode
Coffee Lake Architecture Skylake-U
DDR4-2666 Memory DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM, DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866
2 Memory channels 2
128 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
No ECC No
L2 Cache
9.00 MB L3 Cache 3.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 12
14 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
LGA 1151-2 Socket BGA 1356
65W TDP (PL1) 15W
Yes AES-NI Yes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q1/2018 Release date Q3/2015
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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
1052 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
5612 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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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 i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
403 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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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 i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
2287 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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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 i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
174 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
98 (56%)
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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 i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
934 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
251 (27%)
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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 i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
1086 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 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 Core i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
4761 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 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 Core i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.15 GHz
442 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
Intel HD Graphics 520 @ 1.00 GHz
384 (87%)
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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 i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
4337 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
2436 (56%)
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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 i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
18529 (100%)
Amazon
Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
5313 (29%)
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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 i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
2.16 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
1.11 (51%)
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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 i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
9.96 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
2.75 (28%)
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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 i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
52.6 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
30.8 (59%)
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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 i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6x 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz)
11501 (100%)
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Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2x 2.30 GHz HT
3604 (31%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Core i5-8500 Intel Core i3-6100U
HP EliteDesk 800 G4 DM mit i5-8500
HP ProDesk 400 G5 SFF mit i5-8500
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