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Intel Core i5-6500 vs Core i5-7600

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i5-6500 6620 points
Core i5-7600 6235 points
Difference: 385 (6%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i5-7600 14 GT/s
Core i5-6500 12.8 GT/s
Difference: 1.2 (9%)

Core Speed

Core i5-7600 3.5 GHz
Core i5-6500 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0.3 (9%)


Core i5-6500 4
Core i5-7600 4
Difference: 0 (0%)


Core i5-6500 65 Watts
Core i5-7600 65 Watts
Difference: 0 (0%)

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Model Core i5-6500 Core i5-7600
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Skylake Kaby Lake-S (14 nm)
Core Speed 3.2 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading No No
Cores / Modules 4 4
Total Threads 4 4
Turbo 1/2/3/4 4.1 GHz
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 6 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 530 HD Graphics 630
TDP 65 Watts 65 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 LGA 1151
Released 2015-09-01 January 2017