CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6500U vs 6th Gen -8800P among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i7 6500U

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i7 6500U

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Much better 3DMark06 CPU score 48.4 vs 39 Around 25% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 28 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher clock speed 2.5 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 20% higher clock speed
More l3 cache 4 MB vs None Compared to all cpus, 4 MB l3 cache is just OK
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.11 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 50% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,637 vs 1,441 Around 15% better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 50% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD FX 6th Gen -8800P

Reasons to consider the
AMD FX 6th Gen -8800P

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Much more l2 cache 2 MB vs 0.5 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much higher GPU clock speed 800 MHz vs 300 MHz Around 2.8x higher GPU clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 4,643.5 vs 2,357 More than 95% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better CompuBench 1.5 video composition score 15.04 fps vs 9.85 fps Around 55% better CompuBench 1.5 video composition score
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Better performance per watt 12.18 pt/W vs 9.95 pt/W More than 20% better performance per watt

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 6500U vs FX 6th Gen -8800P

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6500U
26.91 mHash/s
FX 6th Gen -8800P
64.52 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i7 6500U
21.23 mPixels/s
FX 6th Gen -8800P
13.48 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6500U
1.29 fps

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 6500U
3,265 MB/s
FX 6th Gen -8800P
1,825 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 6500U  vs
FX 6th Gen -8800P 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA4
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0

power consumption

TDP 15W 15W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 9.95 pt/W 12.18 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W 12.19W

details

Core i7 6500U  vs
FX 6th Gen -8800P 
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 0.5 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 4 MB None
Manufacture process 14 nm 28 nm

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.11 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz 2.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.11 GHz 2.1 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 520 Radeon™ R7
GPU clock speed 300 MHz 800 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-2133
DDR3L-1600
Intel Core i7 6500U
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