Intel Core i7-5750HQ vs Intel Core i7-5500U

Intel Core i7-5750HQ

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The Intel Core i7-5750HQ is a fast quad-core processor based on the Broadwell architecture, which has been launched in June 2015. In addition to four CPU cores with Hyper-Threading clocked at 2.5 - 3.4 GHz (2/3/4 Cores: 3.4 GHz as well), the chip also integrates an Iris Pro Graphics 6200 GPU with on-package eDRAM and a dual-channel LPDDR3-1866/DDR3L-1600 memory controller. The Core i7 is manufactured in a 14 nm process with FinFET transistors.

Architecture

Broadwell represents the "Tick" in Intel's Tick-Tock model, which means a shrink of its predecessor Haswell. The new 14 nm manufacturing process with three-dimensional FinFET transistors allows not only improvements in energy efficiency, but also a significantly smaller die size fit for more compact packages and devices.

Further advantages result from the revised microarchitecture of Broadwell. Due to its improved branch prediction, bigger buffer sizes (1500 instead of 1000 entries in the L2 TLB) and other tweaks, the performance per clock has been increased by more than 5 percent over its predecessor. There are also some new instruction set extensions designed for cryptographic applications.

Performance

Thanks to its improved architecture, the Core i7-5750HQ offers a performance similar to the Haswell-based Core i7-4960HQ (2.6 - 3.8 GHz). Thus, the CPU has sufficient power for demanding applications, modern games and intense multitasking.

Graphics

The integrated Iris Pro Graphics 6200 (GT3e) offers 48 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 300 - 1050 MHz, which can access 128 MB of dedicated eDRAM memory. For an integrated graphics solution, the Iris Pro Graphics 6200 achieves remarkable performance levels and competes with low-end or mid-range graphics cards such as the GeForce 940M. Nevertheless, demanding games as of 2015 will be playable only in low or medium settings.

Broadwell is the first Intel chip to fully support DirectX 11.2 as well as OpenCL 1.3/2.0 and OpenGL 4.3. Video will output natively via DisplayPort 1.2 or HDMI 1.4a. However, the new HDMI 2.0 standard is not supported.

Power Consumption

The i7-5750HQ is rated at a TDP of 47 W including the graphics card, memory controller and VRMs. Thus, the CPU is best suited for laptops 15-inches or greater. If necessary, the TDP can be lowered to 37 W (cTDP down).

Intel Core i7-5500U

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The Intel Core i7-5500U is an ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor based on the Broadwell architecture, which has been launched in January 2015. In addition to two CPU cores with Hyper-Threading clocked at 2.4 - 3.0 GHz (2 Cores: 2.9 GHz), the chip also integrates an HD Graphics 5500 GPU and a dual-channel DDR3(L)-1600 memory controller. The Core i7 is manufactured in a 14 nm process with FinFET transistors.

Compared to the Core i7-5550U, the i7-5500U features a higher CPU base clock, but integrates a somewhat slower GPU.

Architecture

Broadwell represents the "Tick" in Intel's Tick-Tock model, which means a shrink of its predecessor Haswell. The new 14 nm manufacturing process with three-dimensional FinFET transistors allows not only improvements in energy efficiency, but also a significantly smaller die size fit for more compact packages and devices.

Further advantages result from the revised microarchitecture of Broadwell. Due to its improved branch prediction, bigger buffer sizes (1500 instead of 1000 entries in the L2 TLB) and other tweaks, the performance per clock has been increased by more than 5 percent over its predecessor. There are also some new instruction set extensions designed for cryptographic applications.

Performance

Thanks to its improved architecture, the Core i7-5500U beats the slightly lower clocked Core i7-4500U (Haswell, 15 W) by about 5 - 15 percent and matches the Core i5-4258U (Haswell, 28 W). Thus, the CPU has sufficient power for office and multimedia purposes as well as more demanding applications and multitasking.

Graphics

The integrated HD Graphics 5500 offers 24 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at 300 - 950 MHz. Similar to the CPU core, the GPU architecture (Intel Gen 8) has been thoroughly revised for improved performance-per-clock. Therefore, the HD Graphics 5500 outperforms the HD Graphics 4400 (20 EUs) as well as the HD Graphics 5000 (40 EUs), both part of the Haswell generation. Nevertheless, most games as of 2015 will be playable only in low settings.

Broadwell is the first Intel chip to fully support DirectX 11.2 as well as OpenCL 1.3/2.0 and OpenGL 4.3. Video will output natively via DisplayPort 1.2 or HDMI 1.4a. However, the new HDMI 2.0 standard is not supported.

Power Consumption

The i7-5500U is rated at a TDP of 15 W (7.5 W cTDP Down) including the graphics card, memory controller, VRMs and the integrated chipset. Therefore, the CPU is suited even for small ultrabooks 11-inches and greater.

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: Core i7 Broadwell
Intel Core i7-5950HQ (compare)2900 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-5850HQ (compare)2700 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-5700HQ (compare)2700 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
» Intel Core i7-5750HQ2500 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-5557U (compare)3100 - 3400 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-5600U (compare)2600 - 3200 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-5650U (compare)2200 - 3200 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-5500U2400 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-5550U (compare)2000 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-5950HQ (compare)2900 - 3800 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-5850HQ (compare)2700 - 3600 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-5700HQ (compare)2700 - 3500 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-5750HQ2500 - 3400 MHz4 / 86 MB
Intel Core i7-5557U (compare)3100 - 3400 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-5600U (compare)2600 - 3200 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-5650U (compare)2200 - 3200 MHz2 / 44 MB
» Intel Core i7-5500U2400 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i7-5550U (compare)2000 - 3000 MHz2 / 44 MB
2500 - 3400 MHz2400 - 3000 MHz
256 KB128 KB
1 MB512 KB
6 MB4 MB
4 / 82 / 4
47 15
14 14
105 °C105 °C
BGA1364BGA
LPDDR3-1866/DDR3L-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIDDR3(L)-1600 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI
iGPUIntel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 (300 - 1050 MHz)Intel HD Graphics 5500 (300 - 950 MHz)
$434 U.S.$393 U.S.
1300
82 mm2
Intel Core i7 5500U

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 210     avg: 282.8     median: 289 (7%)     max: 305 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 77     avg: 118.1     median: 121 (56%)     max: 125 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 2     avg: 3.1     median: 3 (7%)     max: 3 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 0     avg: 1.4     median: 1 (50%)     max: 1 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 4062     avg: 4592     median: 4615 (50%)     max: 4695 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 7806     avg: 9662.7     median: 9791 (15%)     max: 10145 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 9109     avg: 11950.8     median: 12478 (16%)     max: 13267 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 3435     avg: 5715.6     median: 6073 (59%)     max: 6200 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
min: 494     avg: 533.9     median: 538 (6%)     max: 561 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
min: 15     avg: 17     median: 16 (3%)     max: 21 seconds
WinRAR - Result
min: 2318     avg: 2496.5     median: 2474 (29%)     max: 2705 KB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
min: 14     avg: 17.3     median: 17 (0%)     max: 18 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
min: 84     avg: 92.2     median: 94 (35%)     max: 98 fps
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.2 GB/s (8%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.3 GB/s (9%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
1.7 GB/s (9%)
3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 3246     avg: 3753.6     median: 3826 (26%)     max: 3970 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 12     avg: 12.9     median: 12 (3%)     max: 13 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 28     avg: 29.9     median: 29 (1%)     max: 31 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 649     avg: 668.6     median: 673 (3%)     max: 686 Seconds
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
59350 MIPS (28%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
37600 MFLOPS (29%)
Windows 7 Experience Index - Processor
7 points (100%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
min: 9380     avg: 10683.5     median: 10944 (15%)     max: 11269 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 1722     avg: 3857.3     median: 4008 (21%)     max: 4328 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 14154     avg: 34665.1     median: 35682 (23%)     max: 41584 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
34471 Points (41%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
43526 Points (50%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 1466     avg: 3277.7     median: 3409 (9%)     max: 3566 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 969     avg: 4570.4     median: 4855 (15%)     max: 4996 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
min: 5269     avg: 6504     median: 6504 (52%)     max: 7739 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
min: 5157     avg: 5920     median: 5920 (54%)     max: 6683 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
min: 6714     avg: 6738.5     median: 6738 (12%)     max: 6763 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
min: 6063     avg: 6124     median: 6124 (11%)     max: 6185 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
min: 6047     avg: 6336     median: 6336 (15%)     max: 6625 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 5526     avg: 5946.6     median: 6004 (7%)     max: 6285 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 2674     avg: 2866.1     median: 2894 (59%)     max: 3041 Points
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 5794     avg: 5893.5     median: 5893 (16%)     max: 5993 Points
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 2839     avg: 2863.5     median: 2863 (58%)     max: 2888 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 2223     avg: 2423.9     median: 2282 (4%)     max: 3649 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
min: 93     avg: 109.3     median: 99 (1%)     max: 194 ms
Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score *
108.3 ms (1%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 6867     avg: 13623.1     median: 14438 (28%)     max: 15201 Points

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