intel-core-i5 Intel Core i5-6300U
Intel Core i5-6300U VS. Intel Core i7-6600U
intel-core-i7-4770 Intel Core i7-6600U

Intel Core i5-6300U vs. Intel Core i7-6600U

September 13, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

Intel Core i7-6600U is a better device when we compare i5-6300U vs i7-6600U because it has 8.33% faster CPU speed, 0.4GHz higher turbo clock speed, 50MHz faster GPU turbo speed, 777 higher GeekBench result (multi-core), 0.5MB/core more L3 cache per core, 1MB bigger L3 cache, 2 higher clock multiplier and 51.8 more performance per watt.

GENERAL INFO

In this review of i5-6300U vs i7-6600U, the two processors have the following features when compared;

GPU clock speed; Intel Core i5-6300U has 300MHz which is the same as Intel Core i7-6600U.

Supports 64-bit; each device supports 64-bit.

Integrated graphics; Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6600U have integrated graphics.

DirectX version; Intel Core i5-6300U has the 12 DirectX version, the same as Intel Core i7-6600U.

Semiconductor size; each processor has semiconductor size 14nm.

GPU turbo; Intel Core i5-6300U has 1000MHz whereas Intel Core i7-6600U has 1050MHz.

Bottom Line general info
Intel Core i7-6600U is better as it has higher GPU turbo.
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PERFORMANCE

GPU speed; Intel Core i5-6300U has 2 × 2.4GHz whereas Intel Core i7-6600U has 2 × 2.6GHz.

CPU threads; each processor has 4 CPU threads.

Turbo clock speed; Intel Core i5-63000U has 3GHz whereas Intel Core i7-6600U has 3.4GHz.

L2 cache; Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel core i7-6600U have 0.5MB each.

L3 core; Intel Core i5-6300U has 1.5MB/core whereas Intel Core i7-6600U has 2MB/core.

Li cache; Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6600U have 64MB each.

Bottom Line performance
Intel Core i7-6600U is better in performance as it has faster GPU and CPU speed and bigger L3 core.
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MEMORY

In terms of memory review of i5-6300U vs i7-6600U, the devices have the following features;

RAM speed; each device has RAM speed of 2133MHz

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

Memory channels; Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6600U have 2 memory channels each.

Bottom Line memory
Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-6600U are similar in memory
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KEY FEATURES

Comparing i7-6600U vs i5-6300U, the following features of the two devices become evident; have dynamic frequency scaling, supports hardware-assisted virtualization, have MMX, NX bit, AES and uses hyperthreading technology.

Bottom Line key features
both Intel Core i5-6300U and Intel Core i7-66000U are similar in key features.
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BENCHMARKS

GeekBench result; Intel Core i5-6300U has 6556 while Intel Core i7-6600U has 7333.

Bottom Line benchmarks
Intel Core i7-6600U is better as it has higher benchmark than Intel Core i5-6300U.
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MISCELLANEOUS

Performance per watt; Intel Core i5-6300U has 437 whereas Intel Core i7-6600U has 488.8

Bottom Line miscellaneous
Intel Core i7-6600U is better in terms of miscellaneous.
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Conclusion

Intel Core i7-6600U is a better device as it supersedes Intel Core i5-6300U in most of the features.

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