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Intel Core i5-4590 vs Core i5-6500

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These are real-world performance benchmarks that were submitted by Hardware Compare users. The scores seen here are the average of all benchmarks submitted for each respective test and hardware.

3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i5-6500 6620 points
Core i5-4590 6240 points
Difference: 380 (6%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i5-4590 13.2 GT/s
Core i5-6500 12.8 GT/s
Difference: 0.4 (3%)

Core Speed

Core i5-4590 3.3 GHz
Core i5-6500 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)


Core i5-4590 4
Core i5-6500 4
Difference: 0 (0%)


Core i5-4590 84 Watts
Core i5-6500 65 Watts
Difference: 19 (29%)

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Model Core i5-4590 Core i5-6500
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Haswell Skylake
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.2 GHz
Hyperthreading No No
Cores / Modules 4 4
Total Threads 4 4
Turbo 2/3/4/4 1/2/3/4
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 6 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 4600 HD Graphics 530
TDP 84 Watts 65 Watts
Socket LGA 1150 LGA 1151
Released 2014-05-01 2015-09-01