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Front view of Intel Core i5 6500T

Intel Core i5 6500T

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Higher clock speed 2.9 GHz vs 2.5 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Much better performance per dollar 2.48 pt/$ vs 1.06 pt/$ More than 2.2x better performance per dollar
Front view of Intel Core i5 6500T

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Significantly better turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 950 MHz More than 15% better turbo clock speed
More l3 cache 6 MB vs 3 MB 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Better PassMark score 6,174 vs 3,248 More than 90% better PassMark score
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Better performance per watt 5.82 pt/W vs 4.54 pt/W Around 30% better performance per watt

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G4400T vs Core i5 6500T

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Pentium G4400T  vs
Core i5 6500T 
Clock speed 2.9 GHz 2.5 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core


Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing No 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 Yes No
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 65,536 MB 65,536 MB


Pentium G4400T  vs
Core i5 6500T 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 4
L3 cache 3 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

integrated graphics

Label Intel® HD Graphics 510 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 950 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 4.54 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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