Intel Pentium E6500: specs and benchmarks

Intel Pentium E6500

Summary

Intel started Intel Pentium E6500 sales on August 2009 at a recommended price of $50. This is Wolfdale architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 45 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2.93 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is LGA775 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt. It supports DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.72 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Pentium E6500 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
3.33
 
Type
Desktop
 
Achitecture codename
Wolfdale
 
Release date
on August 2009
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$50
 
Price now
$158
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Pentium E6500's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pentium E6500's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
2.93 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
64 KB (per core)
 
of 896 (Core i9-7940X)
L2 cache
2 MB (shared)
 
of 8 (FX-8350)
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
Die size
82 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
74 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
228 million
 
of 19200 (EPYC 7551P)
64 bit support
+
 
VID voltage range
0.85V – 1.3625V
 

Compatibility

Information on Pentium E6500 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
LGA775
 
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium E6500. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
-
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Demand Based Switching
-
 

Security technologies

Pentium E6500 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium E6500 are enumerated here.
VT-d
-
 
VT-x
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pentium E6500.
Supported memory types
DDR1, DDR2, DDR3
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pentium E6500. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

3.72

Passmark

1764

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Pentium E6500 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Pentium E6500 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium E6500 from AMD is Athlon II X2 250, which is slower by 1% and lower by 5 positions in our rating.

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