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Intel Core i5 6500

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E3-1235L v5

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Much lower typical power consumption 20.31W vs 52.81W 2.6x lower typical power consumption
Much better performance per watt 8.74 pt/W vs 3.9 pt/W Around 2.2x better performance per watt
Slightly more l3 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB Around 35% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Better performance per dollar 0.87 pt/$ vs 0.63 pt/$ Around 40% better performance per dollar
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Higher GPU clock speed 400 MHz vs 350 MHz Around 15% higher GPU clock speed
Much lower annual home energy cost 6.02 $/year vs 15.66 $/year 2.6x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 21.9 $/year vs 56.94 $/year 2.6x lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer Oct, 2015 vs Jul, 2015 Release date 3 months later
Front view of Intel Core i5 6500

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Significantly higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2 GHz More than 60% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 3 GHz More than 20% higher turbo clock speed
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,951 vs 1,584 Around 25% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.77 GHz vs 3 GHz More than 25% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.29 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 45% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E3-1235L v5 vs Core i5 6500

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E3-1235L v5  vs
Core i5 6500 
Clock speed 2 GHz 3.2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3 GHz 3.6 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes Yes
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 25W 65W
Annual home energy cost 6.02 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 21.9 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 8.74 pt/W 3.9 pt/W
Typical power consumption 20.31W 52.81W

bus

Architecture FSB FSB
Number of links 1 1
Transfer rate 8,000 MT/s 8,000 MT/s

details

Xeon E3-1235L v5  vs
Core i5 6500 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L3 cache 8 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3 GHz 3.77 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3 GHz 4.29 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3 GHz 3.77 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics P530 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 400 MHz 350 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3L-1600
DDR3L-1333
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
Intel Xeon E3-1235L v5
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