Core i7-6600U vs Core i3-1115G4 benchmarks
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Core i3-1115G4 performs better than the Core i7-6600U. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i7-6600U in all gaming tests too.
Our spec comparison shows that they have an identical amount of cores and the same number of threads. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Core i3-1115G4 has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Core i7-6600U. Also, the Core i3-1115G4 has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Core i7-6600U CPU outputs less heat than a Core i3-1115G4 CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.
Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Core i7-6600U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.