Intel Core i5-4690K vs Intel Core i5-6500

Intel Core i5-4690K
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jun 2014
Intel Core i5-4690KIntel Socket 1150
Type: Desktop

Intel Core i5-6500
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i5-6500Intel Socket 1151
Type: Desktop

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i5-4690K
    112%
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-4690K
    109%
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i5-4690K
    115%
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-4690K

9% higher single threaded performance.
15% higher multi threaded performance.
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the Intel Core i5-6500.
Around 12% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-6500

None

Intel Core i5-4690K

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i5-4690K

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i5-4690KIntel Core i5-6500
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
AES-NI
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0
VT-d
TSX
TXT
vPro

Architecture

Intel Core i5-4690KIntel Core i5-6500
ArchitectureIntel_HaswellvsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR3vsDDR4
CodenameHaswellvsSkylake
Release DateJun 2014vsJul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i5-4690KIntel Core i5-6500
Cores4vs4
Threads4vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsIntel HD 4600vsNo

Cache

Intel Core i5-4690KIntel Core i5-6500
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache6144 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-4690KIntel Core i5-6500
SocketIntel Socket 1150vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
PackageFC-LGA12CvsFC-LGA12C
Die Size177 mm²vs177 mm²
Process22 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-4690KIntel Core i5-6500
Cpu Frequency3500 MHzvs3200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3900 MHzvs3600 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP88 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-4690K
    4368 points
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    4140 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i5-4690K
    15680 points
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    14720 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i5-4690K
    11931
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    10602

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i5-4690K
    4110
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    3693

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i5-4690K
    13301
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    11265

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i5-4690K
    3722
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    3438

points - higher is better