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Front view of Intel Core i5 6600T

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Much better 3DMark06 CPU score 60.6 vs 57.3 More than 5% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Higher turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 15% higher turbo clock speed
Higher clock speed 2.7 GHz vs 2.5 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,927 vs 1,705 Around 15% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better performance per dollar 1.21 pt/$ vs 1.06 pt/$ Around 15% better performance per dollar
Better performance per watt 7.34 pt/W vs 5.82 pt/W More than 25% better performance per watt
Better PassMark score 7,278 vs 6,174 Around 20% better PassMark score
Front view of Intel Core i5 6500T

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 6500T vs the 6600T.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 6600T vs 6500T

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Core i5 6600T  vs
Clock speed 2.7 GHz 2.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
Supplemental SSE3
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 65,536 MB 65,536 MB


Core i5 6600T  vs
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 66°C Unknown - 66°C

integrated graphics

Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,100 MHz

power consumption

TDP 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 30.66 $/year 30.66 $/year
Performance per watt 7.34 pt/W 5.82 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W


Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 8,000 MT/s
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