ProductCore i7-6500UCore i7-6700
BrandIntel Intel
Street Price (Approx)~ $393
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# CPU Cores24
Frequency (GHz)2.5 GHz3.4 GHz
Cache (MB)48
TDP (Watts)15 W65 W
Product SegmentMobileDesktop
StatusReleasedReleased
Announced On2015-06-012015-06-01
TechnicalsCore i7-6500UCore i7-6700
Dimensions (2D)42x42 mm37.5x37.5 mm
Conflict Free?11
# CPU Cores24
Threads/Core48
Frequency (GHz)2.5 GHz3.4 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz)3.1 GHz4 GHz
Cache (MB)48
Instructions Width (bits)6464
Instructions ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography Process (nm)14 nm14 nm
TDP Up (W)25
TDP (Watts)15 W65 W
TDP Down (W)7.5
TDP Frequency (W)0.8
Max RAM32 GB64 GB
RAM TypesDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
# Memory Channels22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec)34.1GB/s34.1GB/s
Max CPU Temp.100
Max CPU / Package11
PCI-E Version33
PCI-E Configurations1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 , 4x1Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI-E Max Lanes #1216
Compatible SocketsFCBGA1356FCLGA1151
Intel Turbo Boost Version22
Intel V-ProNoYes
Intel Hyper-ThreadYesYes
Intel Virtualization (VTX)YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD)YesYes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT)YesYes
Intel TSX Sync. ExtensionsNoYes
Intel 64YesYes
Intel MyWiFiYes
Idle StatesYesYes
Thermal MonitoringTech.YesYes
Flex MemoryYes
Intel ID ProtectYesYes
Intel SIPPNoYes
Intel SMB AdvantageYesYes
Smart Response TechnologyYes
Intel AES New InstructionsYesYes
Intel Secure KeyYesYes
Intel OS GuardYesYes
Trusted ExecutionNoYes
Execution DisableYesYes

 

Intel Core i7-6500U vs. Intel Core i7-6700 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

Geekbench 4 Multi, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single, Higher is better

Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec), Higher is better

 

Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Geekbench 4 Multi / Price, Higher is better