Intel Core i7-6600U vs AMD Turion 64 MT-32

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Games supported 77%
Processor Processor Intel Core i7-6600U vs AMD Turion 64 MT-32

General info

Comparing Core i7-6600U and Turion 64 MT-32 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating12961293
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesIntel Core i7Turion 64
Architecture codenameSkylakeLancaster
Release date1 September 2015 (6 years ago)March 2005 (16 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$393no data
Price now$522 (1.3x MSRP)$12.24

Technical specs

Core i7-6600U and Turion 64 MT-32 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores2 (Dual-core)1 (Single-Core)
Threads41
Base clock speed2.6 GHzno data
Boost clock speed3.4 GHz1.79 GHz
Bus supportno data800 MHz
L1 cache128 KB128 KB
L2 cache512 KB512 KB
L3 cache4 MBno data
Chip lithography14 nm90 nm
Die size99 mm2125 mm2
Maximum core temperature100 °Cno data
Number of transistors1750 Million114 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier-no data

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-6600U and Turion 64 MT-32 compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration11
SocketFCBGA1356754
Thermal design power (TDP)15 Watt25 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-6600U and Turion 64 MT-32. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2no data
AES-NI+no data
AVX+no data
PowerNowno data+
vPro+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
My WiFi+no data
Turbo Boost Technology2.0no data
Hyper-Threading Technology+no data
TSX+no data
Idle States+no data
Thermal Monitoring+no data
Flex Memory Access+no data
SIPP+no data
Smart Response+no data

Security technologies

Core i7-6600U and Turion 64 MT-32 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+no data
EDB+no data
Secure Key+no data
MPX+no data
Identity Protection+no data
SGXYes with Intel® MEno data
OS Guard+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-6600U and Turion 64 MT-32 are enumerated here.

AMD-V+no data
VT-d+no data
VT-x+no data
EPT+no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i7-6600U and Turion 64 MT-32. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3, DDR4no data
Maximum memory size32 GBno data
Max memory channels2no data
Maximum memory bandwidth34.1 GB/sno data
ECC memory support-no data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardIntel HD Graphics 520no data
Max video memory32 GBno data
Quick Sync Video+no data
Clear Video+no data
Clear Video HD+no data
Graphics max frequency1.05 GHzno data
InTru 3D+no data

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-6600U and Turion 64 MT-32 integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supported3no data
eDP+no data
DisplayPort+no data
HDMI+no data
DVI+no data

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-6600U and Turion 64 MT-32 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution support+no data
Max resolution over HDMI 1.44096x2304@24Hzno data
Max resolution over eDP4096x2304@60Hzno data
Max resolution over DisplayPort4096x2304@60Hzno data
Max resolution over VGAN/Ano data

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-6600U and Turion 64 MT-32 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectX12no data
OpenGL4.5no data

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-6600U and Turion 64 MT-32.

PCIe version3.0no data
PCI Express lanes12no data

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

i7-6600U 4.00
Turion 64 MT-32 4.01
+0.2%
  • 3DMark06 CPU

3DMark06 is a discontinued DirectX 9 benchmark suite from Futuremark. Its CPU part contains two scenarios, one dedicated to artificial intelligence pathfinding, another to game physics using PhysX package.

i7-6600U 4334
+538%
Turion 64 MT-32 679

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i7-6600U and Turion 64 MT-32 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately. Also, your gaming PC must have a decent enough GPU to perform well.

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 4.00 4.01
Boost clock speed 3400 1790
Chip lithography 14 90
Thermal design power (TDP) 15 25

Technical City couldn't decide between

Intel Core i7-6600U
Intel Core i7-6600U

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AMD Turion 64 MT-32
AMD Turion 64 MT-32

The differences in performance seem too small.


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Competitors of Core i7-6600U by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-6600U from AMD is Turion 64 MT-32, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

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Competitors of Turion 64 MT-32 by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Turion 64 MT-32 from Intel is Core i7-2630QM, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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User rating

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Intel Core i7-6600U
Intel Core i7-6600U
1 rating
AMD Turion 64 MT-32
AMD Turion 64 MT-32

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