CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6500U vs 7500U 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

No winner declared

Too close to call

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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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Slightly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz vs 2.7 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel 7500U

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Intel 7500U

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Higher turbo clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 15% higher turbo clock speed
Slightly higher clock speed 2.7 GHz vs 2.5 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,945 vs 1,656 More than 15% better PassMark (Single core) score
Newer Jul, 2016 vs Jul, 2015 Release date a year later
Slightly better 3DMark06 CPU score 47.5 vs 43.7 Around 10% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Better performance per watt 13.69 pt/W vs 11.8 pt/W More than 15% better performance per watt

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 6500U vs 7500U

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6500U
26.87 mHash/s
7500U
30.3 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Video composition) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 6500U
9.9 fps
7500U
12.66 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

7500U
7,713

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

7500U
3,573

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 6500U
3,830 MB/s
7500U
4,810 MB/s

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

7500U
47.5

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

7500U
5,247

PassMark (Single Core)

7500U
1,945

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 6500U  vs
7500U 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 2.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No 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 15W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 11.8 pt/W 13.69 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W 12.19W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 4,000 MT/s 4,000 MT/s

details

Core i7 6500U  vs
7500U 
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 3.2 GHz 3.39 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz 2.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.2 GHz 3.39 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 520 Intel® HD Graphics 620
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 300 MHz 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz 1,050 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No No
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB 32,768 MB
Intel Core i7 6500U
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Comments

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That's odd, I think the i7-6500u runs on DDR4 as well..
7500u is superior!
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