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Essentials

Product Collection
Vertical Segment
Processor Number
Status
Launch Date
Lithography
Recommended Customer Price
Product Collection
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.10 GHz)6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (3M Cache, 2.40 GHz)Previous Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processor
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorMobile Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorMobile
Processor Number
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processori7-6500U Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processori5-520M
Status
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorLaunched Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorEnd of Interactive Support
Launch Date
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorQ3'15 Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorQ1'10
Lithography
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor14 nm Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor32 nm
Recommended Customer Price
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor$393.00 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor$210.00 - $227.00

Performance

# of Cores
# of Threads
Processor Base Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
Cache
Bus Speed
TDP
Configurable TDP-up Frequency
Configurable TDP-up
Configurable TDP-down Frequency
Configurable TDP-down
# of Cores
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor2 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor2
# of Threads
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor4 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor4
Processor Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor2.50 GHz Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor2.40 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor3.10 GHz Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor2.93 GHz
Cache
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor4 MB SmartCache Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor3 MB SmartCache
Bus Speed
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor4 GT/s OPI Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor2.5 GT/s DMI
TDP
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor15 W Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor35 W
Configurable TDP-up Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor2.60 GHz
Configurable TDP-up
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor25 W
Configurable TDP-down Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor800.00 MHz
Configurable TDP-down
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor7.5 W

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Datasheet
Conflict Free
Product Brief
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorView now Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorView now
Conflict Free
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes
Product Brief
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorView now

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Memory Types
Max # of Memory Channels
Max Memory Bandwidth
ECC Memory Supported
Physical Address Extensions
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor32 GB Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor8.3 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorDDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600 Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorDDR3 800/1066
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor2 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor2
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor34.1 GB/s Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor17.1 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorNo
Physical Address Extensions
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor36-bit

Graphics Specifications

Processor Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Video Max Memory
Graphics Output
4K Support
Max Resolution (HDMI 1.4)‡
Max Resolution (DP)‡
Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel)‡
Max Resolution (VGA)‡
DirectX* Support
OpenGL* Support
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Clear Video Technology
# of Displays Supported
Device ID
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Macrovision* License Required
Processor Graphics
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics 520 Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor300.00 MHz Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor500.00 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor1.05 GHz Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor766.00 MHz
Graphics Video Max Memory
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor32 GB
Graphics Output
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessoreDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
4K Support
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes, at 60Hz
Max Resolution (HDMI 1.4)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor4096x2304@24Hz
Max Resolution (DP)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor4096x2304@60Hz
Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor4096x2304@60Hz
Max Resolution (VGA)‡
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorN/A
DirectX* Support
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor12
OpenGL* Support
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor4.4
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
Intel® Clear Video Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
# of Displays Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor3 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor2
Device ID
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor0x1916
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
Macrovision* License Required
Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Configurations
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
PCI Express Revision
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor3.0 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor2.0
PCI Express Configurations
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor1x16
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor12 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor16

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
TJUNCTION
Package Size
Low Halogen Options Available
Processing Die Size
# of Processing Die Transistors
Sockets Supported
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorFCBGA1356 Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorBGA1288, PGA988
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor1 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor1
TJUNCTION
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor100°C Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor105°C
Package Size
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor42mm X 24mm Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorrPGA 37.5mmx 37.5mm, BGA 34mmx28mm
Low Halogen Options Available
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorSee MDDS Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorSee MDDS
Processing Die Size
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor81 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors
Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor382 million

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® vPro Technology
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® 64
Instruction Set
Instruction Set Extensions
Idle States
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor2.0 Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor1.0
Intel® vPro Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorNo
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U Processor64-bit Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0 Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorSSE4.1/4.2
Idle States
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorNo
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes
Intel® My WiFi Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes

Intel® Data Protection Technology

Intel® AES New Instructions
Secure Key
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
Secure Key
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes

Intel® Platform Protection Technology

Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
OS Guard
Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-520M ProcessorYes
OS Guard
Intel® Core™ i7-6500U ProcessorYes

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