Intel Core i3-7100 vs Intel Core i5-6500

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Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 1151 Intel Socket 1151
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 14 nm 14 nm
Transistors unknown unknown
Die size unknown 177 mm²
Package FC-LGA1151 FC-LGA12C
tCaseMax 65°C 72°C


Frequency 3.9 GHz 3.2 GHz
Turbo clock up to 3.6 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 39.0x 32.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
TDP 51 W 65 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Desktop
Production status Active unknown
Release date Jan 3rd, 2017 Jul 2nd, 2015
Codename Kaby Lake Skylake
Generation Core i3 Core i5
Part SR35C SR2L6
Memory support DDR4-2400 MHz Dual-channel DDR4-2133 MHz Dual-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only) Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only)


Total Cores 2 4
Total Threads 4 4
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics Intel HD 630


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 3MB (shared) 6MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

AES-NI Yes Yes
AVX Yes Yes
AVX2 Yes Yes
BMI1 Yes
BMI2 Yes
Boost 2.0 Yes
EIST Yes Yes
F16C Yes
FMA3 Yes Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.1 Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
TSX Yes Yes
VT-d Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes Yes
vPro Yes


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