Intel Core i7-6500U vs. Intel Core i3-4100M

Intel Core i7-6500UIntel Core i3-4100M
2.50 GHzFrequency2.50 GHz
3.10 GHzTurbo (1 Core)
2.80 GHzTurbo (All Cores)
2Cores2
YesHyperthreadingYes
NoOverclocking ?No
4 MBCache3 MB
Intel Iris Graphics 520GPUIntel HD Graphics 4600
0.30 GHzGPU frequency0.40 GHz
1.05 GHzGPU (Turbo)1.10 GHz
9GPU Generation7.5
12.0DirectX Version11.1
3Max. displays3
24Execution units20
Decode/EncodeCodec h264Decode
Decode/EncodeCodec JPEGDecode
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 8bitNo
NoCodec h265 10bitNo
Decode/EncodeCodec VP8No
DecodeCodec VP9No
DecodeCodec VC-1Decode
Decode/EncodeCodec AVCDecode/Encode
Skylake-UArchitectureHaswell
DDR4-2133 SO-DIMMMemoryDDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM
2Memory channels2
NoECCNo
3.0PCIe version2.0
12PCIe lanes16
14nmTechnology22nm
BGA 1356SocketPGA 946
15WTDP37W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationVT-x, VT-x EPT
Q3/2015Release dateQ4/2013
Market price


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 i7-6500UIntel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
132 (100%)
Intel Core i3-4100MIntel Core i3-4100M
2x 2.50 GHz HT
99 (75%)



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 i7-6500UIntel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
302 (100%)
Intel Core i3-4100MIntel Core i3-4100M
2x 2.50 GHz HT
251 (83%)



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 i7-6500UIntel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
4355 (100%)
Intel Core i3-4100MIntel Core i3-4100M
2x 2.50 GHz HT
3542 (81%)



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 i7-6500UIntel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
3286 (100%)
Intel Core i3-4100MIntel Core i3-4100M
2x 2.50 GHz HT
2419 (74%)



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 i7-6500UIntel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
6474 (100%)
Intel Core i3-4100MIntel Core i3-4100M
2x 2.50 GHz HT
5057 (78%)



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 i7-6500UIntel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
1.5 (100%)
Intel Core i3-4100MIntel Core i3-4100M
2x 2.50 GHz HT
1.13 (75%)



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 i7-6500UIntel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
3.32 (100%)
Intel Core i3-4100MIntel Core i3-4100M
2x 2.50 GHz HT
2.71 (82%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU)

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 i7-6500UIntel Core i7-6500U
2x 2.50 GHz (3.10 GHz) HT
32.3 (100%)
Intel Core i3-4100MIntel Core i3-4100M
2x 2.50 GHz HT
0 (0%)



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