Intel Core i5-6600
Intel Core i5-6600 VS. Intel Core i7-6700
Intel Core i7-6700

Intel Core i5-6600 vs. Intel Core i7-6700

October 4, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

In review of i5-6600 vs i7-6700, the following features outstands for Intel Core i7-6700; 3.03% faster CPU speed, 4 more CPU threads, 0.1GHz higher turbo clock speed, 2MB bigger L3 cache, 4147 higher GeekBench result (multi-core), 0.5MB/core more L3 cache per core, uses hyperthreading technology and 63.8 more performance per watt.

GENEFRAL INFO

GPU clock speed; Intel Core i5-6600 has 3500MHz the same as Intel Core i7-6700.

DirectX version; Intel Corei5-6600 and Intel Core i7-6700 have 12 DirectX versions.

Thermal Design Power (TDP); Intel Core i5-6600 has 65W the same as Intel Core i7-6700.

Supports 64-BIT; both Intel Core i5-6600 and Intel Core i7-6700 supportn64-BIT.

Semiconductor size; both Intel Core i5-6600 and Intel Core i7-6700 have the same semiconductor size of 14nm each.

GPU turbo; Both Intel Core i5-6600 and Intel Core i7-6700 have 1150MHz GPU turbo.

Bottom Line general info
Intel Core i7-6700 is better than Intel Core i5-6600.
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PERFORMANCE

CPU speed; Intel Core i5-6600 has 4 × 3.3GHz the same as Intel Core i7-6700

L2 cache; both Intel Core i5-6600 and Intel Core i7-6700GHz have 1MB each.

L3 cache; Intel Core i5-6600 has 6MB whereas Intel Core i7-6700 has 8MB.

CPU threads; Intel Core i5-6600 has 4 CPU threads whereas Intel i7-6700 has 8.

L1 cache; the two devices have the same L1 cache in common (128KB) each.

L2 Core; Both Intel Core i5-6600 and Intel Core i7-6700 have each 0.2MB/core.

Bottom Line general info
Intel Core i7-6700 is a better device in terms of performance having more L3 cache and more CPU threads.
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MEMORY

This review of Intel Core i5-6600 and Intel Core i7-6700 has the following features;

RAM speed; Intel Core i5-6600 and Intel Core i7-6700 have the same RAM speed of 2133MHz each.

Maximum memory bandwidth; Intel Core i5-6600 has maximum bandwidth of 34.1GB/s as well as Intel Core i7-6700.

Memory channels; both Intel Core i5-6600 and Intel Core i7-6700 each have 2 channels.

Maximum memory size; Intel Core i5-6600 and Intel Core i7-6700 have the same maximum memory size of 64GB.

Bus transfer rate; Intel Core i5-6600 has a bus transfer rate of 8GT/s which is the same with Intel Core i7-6700.

Bottom Line general info
Intel Core i7-6700 is better than Intel Core i5-6600.
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KEY FEATURES

Key features of Intel Core i5-6600 and Intel Core i7-6700 includes; dynamic frequency scaling, have AES, supports hardware-assisted virtualization and have AVX. In addition, they have 4.2 SSE versions each. However, Intel Core i7-6700 uses hyperthreading technology.

Bottom Line general info
Intel Core i7-6700 uses hyperthreading technology making it a better device.
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BENCHMARKS

GeekBench result; Intel Core i5-6600 has 15232 while Intel core i7-6700 has 19379.

Performance per watt; Intel Core i5-6600 has 234.3 whereas Intel Core i7-6700 has 298.1.

Bottom Line general info
Intel Core i7-6700 is better than Intel Core i5-6600.
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Conclusion

Intel Core i7-6700 is a better device that uses hyperthreading technology amongst other features.

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