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Intel Core i5-6600 vs Core i5 8500

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i5 8500 18 GT/s
Core i5-6600 13.2 GT/s
Difference: 4.8 (36%)

Core Speed

Core i5-6600 3.3 GHz
Core i5 8500 3.0 GHz
Difference: 0.3 (10%)

Threads

Core i5 8500 6
Core i5-6600 4
Difference: 2 (50%)

TDP

Core i5-6600 65 Watts
Core i5 8500 65 Watts
Difference: 0 (0%)

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Model Core i5-6600 Core i5 8500
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Skylake Coffee Lake
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.0 GHz
Hyperthreading No No
Cores / Modules 4 6
Total Threads 4 6
Turbo 3/4/5/6 4.1 GHz
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 9MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 530 UHD 630
TDP 65 Watts 65 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 LGA 1151
Released 2015-09-01 August 2017
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