Intel Core i7-4770K vs Intel Core i5-6500

Intel Core i7-4770K
Intel Socket 1150DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jun 2013
Intel Core i7-4770K

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

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    124%
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    105%
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    136%
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-4770K

5% higher single threaded performance.
Much higher multi threaded performance (around 36% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the Intel Core i5-6500.
Around 24% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-6500

This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).

Intel Core i7-4770K

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-4770K

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i7-4770K

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-4770K

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i7-4770KIntel Core i5-6500
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
HTT
AES-NI
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0
VT-d
TSX
TXT
vPro

Architecture

Intel Core i7-4770KIntel Core i5-6500
ArchitectureIntel_HaswellvsIntel_Skylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR3vsDDR4
CodenameHaswellvsSkylake
Release DateJun 2013vsJul 2015

Cores

Intel Core i7-4770KIntel Core i5-6500
Cores4vs4
Threads8vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsIntel HD 4600vsNo

Cache

Intel Core i7-4770KIntel Core i5-6500
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache8192 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i7-4770KIntel Core i5-6500
SocketIntel Socket 1150vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
PackagevsFC-LGA12C
Die Size177mm²vs177mm²
Process22 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i7-4770KIntel Core i5-6500
Cpu Frequency3500 MHzvs3200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3900 MHzvs3600 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP84 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    4368 points
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    4140 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    18816 points
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    14720 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    14322
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    10602

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    4144
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    3693

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (64-bit Multi Core)

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    15935
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    11265

points - higher is better

GeekBench 3 (32-bit Single Core)

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    3723
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    3438

points - higher is better

3DMark06 CPU

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    8030
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    6653

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Single

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    5845
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    5746

points - higher is better

Cinebench R10 32Bit Multi

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    22325
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    19577

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    1.77
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    1.74

points - higher is better

Cinebench R11.5 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    8.17
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    6.35

points - higher is better

SuperPI 1M

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    9.36
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    10.4

seconds - lower is better

wPrime 32

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    7.08
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    10.6

seconds - lower is better

WinRAR 4.0

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    5119
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    3100

MB/s - higher is better

x264 Pass 1

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    174.8
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    174.5

FPS - higher is better

x264 Pass 2

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    45.8
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    36.1

FPS - higher is better

TrueCrypt AES

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    4.4
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    2.9

GB/s

TrueCrypt Twofish

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    0.69
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    0.48

GB/s

TrueCrypt Serpent

  • Intel Core i7-4770K
    0.38
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    0.29

GB/s

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-4770K (simulated)
    158
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    151

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-4770K (simulated)
    765
  • Intel Core i5-6500
    541.5

points - higher is better