CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E6500 vs 6100U 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

8.3

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i3 6100U 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i3 6100U  based on its performance, single-core performance and power consumption.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Pentium E6500

Reasons to consider the
Intel Pentium E6500

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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
Higher clock speed 2.93 GHz vs 2.3 GHz More than 25% higher clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 1.63 pt/$ vs 0.44 pt/$ Around 3.8x better performance per dollar
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.86 GHz vs 2.31 GHz More than 65% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.33 GHz vs 2.3 GHz Around 90% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of Intel Core i3 6100U

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Intel Core i3 6100U

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Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 52.81W 4.3x lower typical power consumption
Newer Jul, 2015 vs Jan, 2008 Release date over 7 years later
Much better performance per watt 8.27 pt/W vs 1.88 pt/W Around 4.5x better performance per watt
Better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score 4,807 vs 2,838 Around 70% better geekbench 3 Multi-Core score
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 56.94 $/year 4.3x lower annual commercial energy cost
Much lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 15.66 $/year 4.3x lower annual home energy cost
Slightly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,332 vs 1,195 More than 10% better PassMark (Single core) score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium E6500 vs Core i3 6100U

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

Pentium E6500
124,400 MB/s
Core i3 6100U
3,170 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Pentium E6500  vs
Core i3 6100U 
Clock speed 2.93 GHz 2.3 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core

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 65W 15W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 1.88 pt/W 8.27 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 12.19W

details

Pentium E6500  vs
Core i3 6100U 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 2 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.86 GHz 2.31 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.33 GHz 2.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.86 GHz 2.31 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Intel® HD Graphics 520
Number of displays supported N/A 3
GPU clock speed N/A 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 1,000 MHz

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Intel Pentium E6500
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