Intel Core i5-6500 SkyLake 3.2GHz (3.6GHz turbo) Quad-Core

Intel Core i5-6500 SkyLake 3.2GHz (3.6GHz turbo) Quad-Core

Intel * Skylake Core

* Quad Core CPU

* 14nm technology

* Model number I5 6500

* CPU speed 3.2GHz x4

* Socket 1151


Product Information

Amazing Performance. Less Clutter
Less waiting, more doing with the new 6th Generation Intel Core processors, giving you more performance for productivity.
3D Gaming Like Never Before
The 6th Generation Intel Core processor gives you better graphics, giving you an amazing gaming experience on your desktop PC. Play your favorite 3D games at higher resolution, better details, and faster frame rates. Take your games to the next level.
Share Your 4k Experience
Sharing your UHD experiences has just become faster with the 6th Generation Intel Core processor. Convert your 4k videos in less than 3 minutes that your friends and family can view on their favorite mobile device. Your old desktop PC will take greater than 18 minutes.
Double Your Creativity
The 6th Generation Intel Core processor gives you faster performance for editing your favorite music, photos, or converting your home videos. Performance that you want to save time that you need. Only with Intel Inside.
Work and Play on the Go
When your device lasts longer, that means less time wasted looking for a wall outlet and more time to work and enjoy movies. True wireless freedom from your power cord for wherever your day takes you.
Ready in a Flash
Zero to compute in seconds. Upgrading your old PC to a new 6th Generation Intel Core processor means your PC resumes to full functionality in an instant.
Windows 10 Runs Best on 6th Gen Intel Core Processors
Save time with Windows Hello which allows you to login with your face and a smile. With just a touch of your finger and stylus, take notes and annotate. Think and play outside the box with Xbox games streaming on your PC. Finally, meet Cortana, your new virtual assistant...and best friend.


Status Launched
Launch Date Q3'15
Processor Number i5-6500
Intel® Smart Cache 6 MB
DMI3 8 GT/s
Instruction Set 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options Available Yes
Lithography 14 nm
Scalability 1S Only
Thermal Solution Specification PCG 2015C (65W)


# of Cores 4
# of Threads 4
Processor Base Frequency 3.2 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency 3.6 GHz
TDP 65 W

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) 64 GB
Memory Types DDR4-1866/2133, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Max # of Memory Channels 2
Max Memory Bandwidth 34.1 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported  No

Graphics Specifications

Processor Graphics  Intel® HD Graphics 530
Graphics Base Frequency 350 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency 1.05 GHz
Graphics Video Max Memory 1.7 GB
Graphics Output eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
4K Support Yes, at 60Hz
Max Resolution (Intel® WiDi) 1080p
Max Resolution (HDMI 1.4) 4096x2304@24Hz
Max Resolution (DP) 4096x2304@60Hz
Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel) 4096x2304@60Hz
Max Resolution (VGA) N/A
DirectX* Support 12
OpenGL* Support 4.4
Intel® Quick Sync Video Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology Yes
Intel® Insider™ Yes
Intel® Wireless Display Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology Yes
# of Displays Supported  3
Device ID 0x1912

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision 3.0
PCI Express Configurations  Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes 16

Package Specifications

Max CPU Configuration 1
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography 14 nm
Sockets Supported FCLGA1151
Low Halogen Options Available See MDDS

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology  2.0
Intel® vPro Technology  Yes
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology  No
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)  Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)  Yes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)  Yes
Intel® TSX-NI Yes
Intel® 64  Yes
Idle States Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology Yes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology  Yes
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage Yes

Intel® Data Protection Technology

Intel® AES New Instructions Yes
Secure Key Yes

Intel® Platform Protection Technology

OS Guard Yes
Trusted Execution Technology  Yes
Execute Disable Bit  Yes

Your Total Price: $199.00

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