Intel Core i5-6500 CPU Benchmark

Intel Core i5-6500 performance benchmark test with full FPS data from real-world users

Is the Intel Core i5-6500 good for gaming? The table below shows exactly how the Intel Core i5-6500 performs in a variety of games and in various RAM and CPU configurations.

Drawing on the real-world data that powers our FPS calculator, we're able to show you actual frame rates from a panel of more than 50,000 users. So, rather than simply guessing at what frame rates you can expect to see in-game, we tell you the exact CPU benchmark for the Intel Core i5-6500 and how performs in real-world usage.

FPS results for Intel Core i5-6500
Game CPU GPU RAM Average
FPS
Lowest
Recorded
FPS
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Recorded
FPS
GTA 5Intel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 95016 GB716478
ValorantIntel Core i5-6500Intel HD 5308 GB11094126
HELLDIVERS 2Intel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce RTX 207016 GB443050
CS2Intel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 97016 GB111012
Elden RingIntel Core i5-6500Intel HD 53016 GB181619
Red Dead Redemption 2Intel Core i5-6500Intel HD 53016 GB817487
Fallout 4Intel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10708 GB584961
MinecraftIntel Core i5-6500Intel HD 53016 GB534856
Forza Horizon 5Intel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 165016 GB191720
Apex LegendsIntel Core i5-6500Intel HD 5308 GB40560
RobloxIntel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 97016 GB171518
Minecraft DungeonsIntel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 97016 GB575261
Minecraft LegendsIntel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 97016 GB381055
RobloxIntel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 97016 GB171518
Project ZomboidIntel Core i5-6500Intel HD 53016 GB292631
Project ZomboidIntel Core i5-6500Intel HD 53016 GB544958
Project ZomboidIntel Core i5-6500Intel HD 53016 GB126105138
Project ZomboidIntel Core i5-6500Intel HD 53016 GB353238
Minecraft DungeonsIntel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 97016 GB12087152
MinecraftIntel Core i5-6500Intel HD 53016 GB534856
SubnauticaIntel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 97016 GB585564
Dungeons of AetherIntel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 97016 GB756382
Minecraft LegendsIntel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 97016 GB504360
Project ZomboidIntel Core i5-6500Intel HD 53016 GB242225
Project ZomboidIntel Core i5-6500Intel HD 53016 GB231432
Project ZomboidIntel Core i5-6500Intel HD 53016 GB142132164
RobloxIntel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 97016 GB22928
RobloxIntel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 97016 GB35360
RobloxIntel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 97016 GB222
OverwatchIntel Core i5-6500Intel HD 53016 GB493957
Stumble GuysIntel Core i5-6500NVIDIA GeForce GTX 97016 GB411060

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