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Intel Core i7 5650U

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Significantly lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 22.75W More than 45% lower typical power consumption
Much better performance per watt 159.18 pt/W vs 43.07 pt/W Around 3.8x better performance per watt
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Significantly better performance per dollar 5.6 pt/$ vs 2.83 pt/$ Around 2x better performance per dollar
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 6.75 $/year More than 45% lower annual home energy cost
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Much higher clock speed 3.1 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 40% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed
Better 3DMark06 CPU score 4,595 vs 3,967 More than 15% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Better turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 1,000 MHz 10% better turbo clock speed
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.39 GHz vs 2.98 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 6,699 vs 6,188 Around 10% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
Better geekbench 3 single core score 3,183 vs 2,998 More than 5% better geekbench 3 single core score
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 40% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 5650U vs 5557U

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 5650U
4,080,000 MB/s
Core i7 5557U
4,160,000 MB/s

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 5650U  vs
5557U 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 3.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 15W 28W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year 6.75 $/year
Performance per watt 159.18 pt/W 43.07 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W 22.75W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0 DMI 2.0
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s 5,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 5650U  vs
5557U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 4 MB 4 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.98 GHz 3.39 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.2 GHz 3.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.98 GHz 3.39 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 6000 Intel® Iris™ Graphics 6100
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 300 MHz 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz 1,100 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB 16,384 MB
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