intel-core-i5 Intel Core i5-6300U
Intel Core i5-6300U VS. Intel Core i7-6500U
intel-core-i7-4770k Intel Core i7-6500U

Intel Core i5-6300U vs. Intel Core i7-6500U

September 18, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

In this review of i5-6300U vs i7-6500U, Intel Core i7-6500U is better because of the following features; 4.17% faster CPU speed, 0.1GHz higher GPU turbo speed, 50MHz turbo speed, 388 higher GeekBench result (multi-core), 1MB bigger L3 cache, 1 higher clock multiplier and 25.2 more performance per watt.

GENERAL INFO

GPU clock speed; Intel Core i5-6300U has 300MHz which is the same with Intel Core i7-6500U.

Supports 64-bit; Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6500U support 64-bit.

Integrated graphics; Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6500U have integrated graphics.

DirectX version; Intel core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6500U have DirectX versions 12.

Semiconductor size; Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6500U have the same semiconductor sizes of 14nm.

GPU turbo; Intel Core i5-6300u has 1000MHz whereas Intel Core i7-6500U has 1050MHz.

Bottom Line general info
Intel Core i7-6500U is better in general info as it has higher GPU turbo.
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PERFORMANCE

Comparing i5-6300U vs i7-6500U in terms of their performances, the following features can be realised between the two devices;

CPU speed; Intel Core i5-6300U has 2 × 2.25GHz while Intel Core i7-6500U has 2 × 2.5MHz

CPU threads; each of the two processors has 4 CPU threads.

Turbo clock speed; Intel Core i5-6300U has 3GHz whereas Intel Core i7-6500U has 3.1GHz.

L2 cache; Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6500U have 0.5MB

L3 core; Intel Core i5-6300U has 1.5MB/core whereas Intel Core i7-6500u has 2MB/core.

L1 cache; Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6500U have 64GB.

Bottom Line performance
Intel Core i7-6500U is better in performance as it has a faster CPU and turbo clock speed and has more L3 core.
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MEMORY

RAM speed; Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6500U have RAM speeds of 2133MHz.

Maximum memory bandwidth; each device has maximum memory bandwidth of 34.1GB/s

Memory channels; Intel Core i5-6300U has 2 channels which is the same with Intel Core i7-6500U.

Maximum memory size; Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6500U have 32GB each.

Bottom Line memory
Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6500U have the same memory features.
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KEY FEATURES

The key features of Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6500 are as follows; have dynamic frequency scaling, supports hardware-assisted virtualization, have MMX, NX bit, AES and uses hyperthreading technology.

Bottom Line key features
Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6500U have the same key features.
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BENCHMARKS

GeekBench result; Intel Core i5-6300U has 6556 whereas Intel Core i7-6500U has 6944.

Bottom Line benchmarks
Intel Core i7-6500U has a higher GeekBench result than Intel Core i5-6300U.
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MISCELLANEOUS

Performance per watt; Intel Core i5-6300U has 437 whereas Intel Core i7-6500U has 462.9

Bottom Line miscellaneous
Intel Core i7-6500U is a better processor as it has more performance per watt.
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Conclusion

Intel Core i7-6500U is better in general info, performance, benchmarks and miscellaneous therefore it is a better processor than Intel Core i5-6300U.

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