Intel Core i5-6600 vs Intel Core i5-7500

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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 177 mm² unknown
Package FC-LGA12C FC-LGA1151
tCaseMax 72°C 72°C


Frequency 3.3 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock up to 3.9 GHz up to 3.8 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 33.0x 34.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
TDP 65 W 65 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Desktop
Production status unknown Active
Release date Jul 2nd, 2015 Jan 3rd, 2017
Codename Skylake Kaby Lake
Generation Core i5 Core i5
Part SR2BW SR335
Memory support DDR4-2133 MHz Dual-channel DDR4-2400 MHz Dual-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only) Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only)


Total Cores 4 4
Total Threads 4 4
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics UHD Graphics 530 HD 630


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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