Intel Core m3-6Y30 vs Intel Core i5-2500k

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core m3-6Y30 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-2500k
Intel Core m3-6Y30 Intel Core i5-2500k
Intel Core M Family Intel Core i5
Intel Core M 6 CPU group Intel Core i 2000
6 Generation 2
Skylake Y Architecture Sandy Bridge S
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
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CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core m3-6Y30 or Intel Core i5-2500k 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.

2 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes
0.90 GHz Frequency 3.30 GHz
2.20 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.70 GHz
1.80 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.70 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core m3-6Y30 or Intel Core i5-2500k 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 515 GPU Intel HD Graphics 3000
0.30 GHz GPU frequency 0.85 GHz
0.85 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.10 GHz
9 GPU Generation 6
14 nm Technology 32 nm
3 Max. displays 2
24 Execution units 12
192 Shader 96
16 GB Max. GPU Memory
12 DirectX Version 10.1

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 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP9 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
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.

LPDDR3-1866 Memory
Max. Memory 32 GB
2 Memory channels 2
-- Bandwidth --
No ECC No
L2 Cache
4.00 MB L3 Cache 6.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 2.0
10 PCIe lanes 16

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.

4.5 W TDP (PL1) 95 W
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Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core m3-6Y30 or Intel Core i5-2500k 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 Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
BGA 1515 Socket LGA 1155
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT
Yes AES-NI Yes
Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q3/2015 Release date Q1/2011
-- Release price 165 $
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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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
697 (100%)
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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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
2450 (100%)
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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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
159 (61%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
262 (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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
278 (31%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
894 (100%)
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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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
527 (65%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
812 (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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
1176 (44%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
2679 (100%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
372 (100%)
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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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 0.90 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
1336 (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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
Intel HD Graphics 515 @ 0.85 GHz
326 (100%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.10 GHz
211 (65%)
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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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
2704 (42%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
6405 (100%)
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Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.

Intel Core m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
778.7 (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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
92 (72%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
127 (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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
185 (40%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
461 (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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
2285 (72%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
3158 (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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
3980 (40%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
9970 (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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1.04 (68%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1.54 (100%)
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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
2.06 (38%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
5.42 (100%)
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 m3-6Y30 Intel Core m3-6Y30
Intel HD Graphics 515 @ 0.85 GHz
15.8 (71%)
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.10 GHz
22.4 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



Devices using this processor

Intel Core m3-6Y30 Intel Core i5-2500k
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