Intel Core i5-6287U vs Intel Core i5-6267U vs Intel Core i5-6300U

Intel Core i5-6287U

► remove Intel 6287U

The Intel Core i5-6287U is a dual-core SoC based on the Skylake architecture and has been launched in September 2015. The CPU can be found in medium-sized ultrabooks as well as normal notebooks. In addition to two CPU cores with Hyper-Threading clocked at 3.1 - 3.5 GHz (2 cores: max. 3.3 GHz), the chip also integrates an Iris Graphics 550 GPU with 64 MB of eDRAM memory as well as a dual-channel DDR4-2133/DDR3L-1600 memory controller. The SoC is manufactured using a 14 nm process with FinFET transistors.

Architecture

Skylake replaces both Haswell and Broadwell and brings the same microarchitecture in every TDP class from 4.5 to 45 W. The extensive improvements of the Skylake design include increased out-of-order buffers, optimized prefetching and branch prediction as well as additional performance gains through Hyper-Threading. Overall, however, performance per clock has been increased by only 5 to 10 percent (compared to Haswell) respectively under 5 percent (compard to Broadwell), which is quite modest for a new architecture ("Tock").

Furthermore, the organisation of the eDRAM cache has been modified. Instead of acting like a victim cache, which has to be adressed via the L3/LLC, the eDRAM can now be adressed directly by programms just like the main memory. The size is still 128 MB for the quad-core models (4C + GT4e), while the dual-core chips (2C + GT3e) only offer 64 MB.

Performance

According to the specified clock rates and the improved architecture, the Core i5-6287U should perform similar to the former Core i5-5350H (Broadwell) and is one of the fastest mobile dual-cores as of late 2015.

Even demanding applications and multitasking are handled easily.

Graphics

The integrated graphics unit called Iris Graphics 550 represents the "GT3e" version of the Skylake GPU (Intel Gen. 9). The 48 Execution Units, also called EUs, are clocked at 350 - 1100 MHz and offer (thanks to the fast eDRAM cache) a performance similar to a dedicated GeForce 930M. Games of 2015 can thus be played smoothly in low or medium settings. For more information about performance and features, check our page for the Iris Graphics 550.

Power Consumption

Specified at a TDP of 28 W (including CPU, GPU and memory controller), the CPU is best suited for medium-sized notebooks (13-inches and above). Optionally, the TDP can be lowered to 23 watts (cTDP down), reducing both heat dissipation and performance.

Intel Core i5-6267U

► remove Intel 6267U

The Intel Core i5-6267U is a dual-core SoC based on the Skylake architecture and has been launched in September 2015. The CPU can be found in medium-sized ultrabooks as well as normal notebooks. In addition to two CPU cores with Hyper-Threading clocked at 2.9 - 3.3 GHz (2 cores: max. 3.1 GHz), the chip also integrates an Iris Graphics 550 GPU with 64 MB of eDRAM memory as well as a dual-channel DDR4-2133/DDR3L-1600 memory controller. The SoC is manufactured using a 14 nm process with FinFET transistors.

Architecture

Skylake replaces both Haswell and Broadwell and brings the same microarchitecture in every TDP class from 4.5 to 45 W. The extensive improvements of the Skylake design include increased out-of-order buffers, optimized prefetching and branch prediction as well as additional performance gains through Hyper-Threading. Overall, however, performance per clock has been increased by only 5 to 10 percent (compared to Haswell) respectively under 5 percent (compard to Broadwell), which is quite modest for a new architecture ("Tock").

Furthermore, the organisation of the eDRAM cache has been modified. Instead of acting like a victim cache, which has to be adressed via the L3/LLC, the eDRAM can now be adressed directly by programms just like the main memory. The size is still 128 MB for the quad-core models (4C + GT4e), while the dual-core chips (2C + GT3e) only offer 64 MB.

Performance

According to the specified clock rates and the improved architecture, the Core i5-6267U should perform similar to the former Core i5-4200H and i5-4310M (Haswell). Even demanding applications and multitasking are handled easily.

Graphics

The integrated graphics unit called Iris Graphics 550 represents the "GT3e" version of the Skylake GPU (Intel Gen. 9). The 48 Execution Units, also called EUs, are clocked at 350 - 1050 MHz and offer (thanks to the fast eDRAM cache) a performance similar to a dedicated GeForce 930M. Games of 2015 can thus be played smoothly in low or medium settings. For more information about performance and features, check our page for the Iris Graphics 550.

Power Consumption

Specified at a TDP of 28 W (including CPU, GPU and memory controller), the CPU is best suited for medium-sized notebooks (13-inches and above). Optionally, the TDP can be lowered to 23 watts (cTDP down), reducing both heat dissipation and performance.

Intel Core i5-6300U

► remove Intel 6300U

The Intel Core i5-6300U is an ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core SoC based on the Skylake architecture and has been launched in September 2015. The CPU can be found in ultrabooks as well as normal notebooks. In addition to two CPU cores with Hyper-Threading clocked at 2.4 - 3.0 GHz (2 cores: max. 2.9 GHz), the chip also integrates an HD Graphics 520 GPU and a dual-channel DDR4-2133/DDR3L-1600 memory controller. The SoC is manufactured using a 14 nm process with FinFET transistors.

Architecture

Skylake replaces both Haswell and Broadwell and brings the same microarchitecture in every TDP class from 4.5 to 45 W. The extensive improvements of the Skylake design include increased out-of-order buffers, optimized prefetching and branch prediction as well as additional performance gains through Hyper-Threading. Overall, however, performance per clock has been increased by only 5 to 10 percent (compared to Haswell) respectively under 5 percent (compard to Broadwell), which is quite modest for a new architecture ("Tock").

Performance

According to the specified clock rates and the improved architecture, the Core i5-6300U should perform similar to (or slightly above) the former Core i7-5500U (Broadwell, 15 W). Thus, the CPU has sufficient power for office and multimedia purposes as well as more demanding applications and multitasking.

Graphics

The integrated graphics unit called HD Graphics 520 represents the "GT2" version of the Skylake GPU (Intel Gen. 9). The 24 Execution Units, also called EUs, are clocked at 300 - 1000 MHz and offer a performance somewhere in range of a dedicated GeForce 820M. Games of 2015 can thus be played smoothly in low settings. For more information about performance and features, check our page for the HD Graphics 520.

Power Consumption

Specified at a TDP of 15 W (including CPU, GPU and memory controller), the CPU is best suited for small notebooks and ultrabooks (11-inches and above). Optionally, the TDP can be lowered to 7.5 watts (cTDP down), reducing both heat dissipation and performance and allowing even more compact designs.

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Intel Core i5-6440HQ2600 - 3500 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6350HQ2300 - 3200 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6300HQ2300 - 3200 MHz4 / 46 MB
» Intel Core i5-6287U3100 - 3500 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6267U2900 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6360U2000 - 3100 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6300U2400 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-6260U1800 - 2900 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6198DU2300 - 2800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-6200U2300 - 2800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-6440HQ2600 - 3500 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6350HQ2300 - 3200 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6300HQ2300 - 3200 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6287U3100 - 3500 MHz2 / 44 MB
» Intel Core i5-6267U2900 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6360U2000 - 3100 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6300U2400 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-6260U1800 - 2900 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6198DU2300 - 2800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-6200U2300 - 2800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-6440HQ2600 - 3500 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6350HQ2300 - 3200 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6300HQ2300 - 3200 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6287U3100 - 3500 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6267U2900 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6360U2000 - 3100 MHz2 / 44 MB
» Intel Core i5-6300U2400 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-6260U1800 - 2900 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6198DU2300 - 2800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-6200U2300 - 2800 MHz2 / 43 MB
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Intel Core i5 6267UIntel Core i5 6300U
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$281 U.S.

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 314     avg: 328.3     median: 330 (8%)     max: 339 Points
min: 301     avg: 307     median: 307 (7%)     max: 311 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 123     avg: 130.8     median: 131 (60%)     max: 138 Points
min: 91     avg: 118.3     median: 122 (56%)     max: 125 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
3.6 Points (8%)
3.4 Points (8%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
1.5 Points (74%)
1.4 Points (68%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 4903     avg: 5034.3     median: 4984 (51%)     max: 5216 Points
min: 4573     avg: 4682.4     median: 4678 (48%)     max: 4805 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 10595     avg: 10981.3     median: 10902 (17%)     max: 11447 Points
min: 7812     avg: 10243.2     median: 10573 (16%)     max: 10705 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
13975 Points (18%)
min: 13274     avg: 13525.4     median: 13564 (18%)     max: 13751 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
5789 Points (56%)
min: 6028     avg: 6084.6     median: 6050 (58%)     max: 6250 Points
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
486 seconds (6%)
min: 491     avg: 509.7     median: 512 (6%)     max: 522 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
15.4 seconds (3%)
min: 15     avg: 16.1     median: 16 (3%)     max: 16 seconds
WinRAR - Result
3047 KB/s (36%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
22.2 fps (1%)
min: 19     avg: 20.2     median: 20 (1%)     max: 20 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
min: 116     avg: 118.6     median: 118 (44%)     max: 120 fps
107.5 fps (40%)
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.2 GB/s (10%)
0.2 GB/s (9%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.3 GB/s (11%)
0.3 GB/s (10%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
1.9 GB/s (10%)
1.7 GB/s (9%)
3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 4406     avg: 4424.5     median: 4424 (30%)     max: 4443 Points
4050 Points (27%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 11     avg: 13.5     median: 13 (3%)     max: 15 Seconds
min: 12     avg: 12.9     median: 12 (3%)     max: 13 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
min: 25     avg: 29.9     median: 29 (1%)     max: 33 Seconds
min: 28     avg: 29.1     median: 29 (1%)     max: 30 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
min: 588     avg: 649.1     median: 649 (3%)     max: 709 Seconds
min: 659     avg: 686     median: 665 (3%)     max: 753 Seconds
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
12540 Points (18%)
10355 Points (14%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 4402     avg: 4674     median: 4678 (24%)     max: 4937 points
min: 3915     avg: 4128.9     median: 4152 (21%)     max: 4403 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 28254     avg: 34490.3     median: 33934 (22%)     max: 41283 Points
min: 33367     avg: 36773     median: 37104 (24%)     max: 39125 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
min: 30983     avg: 36076     median: 36076 (43%)     max: 41169 Points
min: 21421     avg: 32171.8     median: 34941 (42%)     max: 37384 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
min: 38224     avg: 41145.5     median: 41145 (48%)     max: 44067 Points
min: 35400     avg: 38243.3     median: 38293 (44%)     max: 41037 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 3051     avg: 3294.8     median: 3262 (8%)     max: 3603 Points
min: 3034     avg: 3323.4     median: 3342 (8%)     max: 3419 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 4460     avg: 4820.5     median: 4764 (15%)     max: 5293 Points
min: 4411     avg: 4740.1     median: 4775 (15%)     max: 4870 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
6805 Points (8%)
min: 6093     avg: 6220     median: 6184 (8%)     max: 6419 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
3290 Points (67%)
min: 2758     avg: 2892.5     median: 2863 (59%)     max: 3085 Points
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 7163     avg: 7386.5     median: 7386 (20%)     max: 7610 Points
6719 Points (18%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 3461     avg: 3582.5     median: 3582 (73%)     max: 3704 Points
3231 Points (66%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Compute OpenCL Score
30507 Points (11%)
min: 16691     avg: 18417     median: 18417 (6%)     max: 20143 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
7532 Points (25%)
min: 6614     avg: 6685     median: 6685 (22%)     max: 6756 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
3874 Points (65%)
min: 3532     avg: 3539.5     median: 3539 (59%)     max: 3547 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
3652 Points (58%)
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
7043 Points (12%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 963     avg: 1336.2     median: 1210 (2%)     max: 1961 ms
min: 1007     avg: 1302.6     median: 1178 (2%)     max: 2226 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
min: 75     avg: 90.6     median: 80 (1%)     max: 126 ms
min: 85     avg: 134.5     median: 104 (1%)     max: 213 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 30059     avg: 31545     median: 31545 (60%)     max: 33031 Points
min: 15750     avg: 28030.6     median: 29991 (57%)     max: 30812 Points

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-6267U → 100%

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-6300U → 95%

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