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Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA 1151

Clockspeed: 3.2 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.6 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 6 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 64 GB (DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6500 CPU @ 3.20GHz, Intel Core i5-6500 CPU @ 3.20GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2015

CPUmark/$Price: 82.39

Overall Rank: 1378

Last Price Change: $68.50 USD (2023-06-01)

Average CPU Mark
rating
5644

Single Thread Rating: 2116
Samples: 7181*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 7,441
Thread: 1,953

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz

Integer Math14,783 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math12,512 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers28 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting9,565 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,658 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression77,276 KBytes/Sec
Physics451 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions6,572 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,116 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 1st of June 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 30th of May 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 30th of May 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$68.50 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1830533 - May 31 2023
5820
BL1830244 - May 31 2023
5892
BL1830165 - May 31 2023
5990
BL1829175 - May 29 2023
3931
BL5039228 - May 29 2023
5249
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz
As of 1st of June 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz
5,644
Intel Core i5-6600K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-6500
6,338 (+12.3%)
Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-6500
5,171 (-8.4%)
Intel Core i3-6300 @ 3.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-6500
4,353 (-22.9%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X vs Intel Core i5-6500
6,962 (+23.4%)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-6500
6,028 (+6.8%)
Intel Core i5-4690K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-6500
5,673 (+0.5%)
Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-6500
5,604 (-0.7%)
Intel Core i5-7400 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-6500
5,511 (-2.3%)
Intel Core i5-4590 @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-6500
5,358 (-5.1%)
Intel Core i3-9100F @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-6500
6,772 (+20.0%)
Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-6500
6,160 (+9.1%)
Intel Core i5-4670K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-6500
5,544 (-1.8%)


Is the Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 1st of June 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,225
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,102
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,457
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,439
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,808
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,602
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,193
Intel Core i9-13900T
6,888
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,797
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,793
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,773
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,735
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz
1,031