Intel Core i5-4690 vs Intel Core i5-6500

Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 1150 Intel Socket 1151
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 22 nm 14 nm
Transistors 1,400 million unknown
Die size 177 mm² 177 mm²
Package FC-LGA12C FC-LGA12C
tCaseMax 72°C 72°C


Frequency 3.4 GHz 3.2 GHz
Turbo clock up to 3.8 GHz up to 3.6 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 34.0x 32.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
TDP 84 W 65 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Desktop
Production status unknown unknown
Release date May 1st, 2014 Jul 2nd, 2015
Codename Haswell Skylake
Generation Core i5 Core i5
Part unknown SR2L6
Memory support DDR3 Dual-channel DDR4-2133 MHz Dual-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 3 Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only)


Total Cores 4 4
Total Threads 4 4
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics Intel HD 4600


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

Features & Technologies

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


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