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

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

Intel Core i5-6500
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
3200 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jul 2015
Intel Core i5-6500

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
    113%
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-4690K

9% higher single threaded performance.
13% 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 i5-4690K Intel 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 i5-4690K Intel Core i5-6500
Architecture Intel_Haswell vs Intel_Skylake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR3 vs DDR4
Codename Haswell vs Skylake
Release Date Jun 2014 vs Jul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i5-4690K Intel Core i5-6500
Cores 4 vs 4
Threads 4 vs 4
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics Intel HD 4600 vs No

Cache

Intel Core i5-4690K Intel Core i5-6500
L1 Cache 64 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 6144 KB (shared) vs 6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i5-4690K Intel Core i5-6500
Socket Intel Socket 1150 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp 72°C vs 72°C
Package FC-LGA12C vs FC-LGA12C
Die Size 177 mm² vs 177 mm²
Process 22 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i5-4690K Intel Core i5-6500
Cpu Frequency 3500 MHz vs 3200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 3900 MHz vs 3600 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 88 W vs 65 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

Rendering: POV-Ray 3.7

  • Intel Core i5-4690K
    1432
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    1367

points per second - higher is better

7-zip

  • Intel Core i5-4690K
    17256
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    14559

MIPS - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Single Threaded)

  • Intel Core i5-4690K
    129.19
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    117.2

points - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Multi Threaded)

  • Intel Core i5-4690K
    412.89
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    356.76

points - higher is better