Intel Core i5-6500 vs Intel Xeon E3-1285 v3

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Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 1151 Intel Socket 1150
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 14 nm 22 nm
Transistors unknown 1,400 million
Die size 177 mm² 160 mm²
Package FC-LGA12C FC-LGA12C
tCaseMax 72°C


Frequency 3.2 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo clock up to 3.6 GHz up to 4 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 32.0x 36.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
TDP 65 W 84 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Server/Workstation
Production status unknown unknown
Release date Jul 2nd, 2015 Jun 2nd, 2013
Codename Skylake Haswell-WS
Generation Core i5 Xeon E3
Part SR2L6 SR14W
Memory support DDR4-2133 MHz Dual-channel DDR3, DDR4 Dual-channel
ECC memory No Yes
PCI Express Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only) Gen 3


Total Cores 4 4
Total Threads 4 8
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics Intel HD P4600


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 6MB (shared) 8MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

AES-NI Yes Yes
AVX Yes Yes
AVX2 Yes Yes
BMI1 Yes Yes
BMI2 Yes Yes
Boost 2.0 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
TXT Yes Yes
VT-d Yes Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes Yes
vPro Yes Yes
x8 SDDC Yes


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