Intel Core i5-6287U vs Intel Core i5-6360U

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 i5-6360U

► remove Intel 6360U

The Intel Core i5-6360U 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 2.0 - 3.1 GHz (2 cores: max. 2.9 GHz), the chip also integrates an Iris Graphics 540 GPU with 64 MB of dedicated eDRAM memory 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").

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 i5-6360U should perform similar to the former Broadwell top-model Core i7-5600U/5650U. 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 Iris Graphics 540 represents the "GT3e" version of the Skylake GPU (Intel Gen. 9). The 48 Execution Units, also called EUs, are clocked at 300 - 1000 MHz and offer (thanks to the fast eDRAM cache) a performance sligthly above a dedicated GeForce 920M. 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 540.

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 9.5 watts (cTDP down), reducing both heat dissipation and performance and allowing even more compact designs.

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SkylakeSkylake
: Core i5 Skylake
Intel Core i5-6440HQ (compare)2600 - 3500 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6350HQ (compare)2300 - 3200 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6300HQ (compare)2300 - 3200 MHz4 / 46 MB
» Intel Core i5-6287U3100 - 3500 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6267U (compare)2900 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6360U2000 - 3100 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6300U (compare)2400 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-6260U (compare)1800 - 2900 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6198DU (compare)2300 - 2800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-6200U (compare)2300 - 2800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-6440HQ (compare)2600 - 3500 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6350HQ (compare)2300 - 3200 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6300HQ (compare)2300 - 3200 MHz4 / 46 MB
Intel Core i5-6287U3100 - 3500 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6267U (compare)2900 - 3300 MHz2 / 44 MB
» Intel Core i5-6360U2000 - 3100 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6300U (compare)2400 - 3000 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-6260U (compare)1800 - 2900 MHz2 / 44 MB
Intel Core i5-6198DU (compare)2300 - 2800 MHz2 / 43 MB
Intel Core i5-6200U (compare)2300 - 2800 MHz2 / 43 MB
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Dual-Channel DDR3L-1600/DDR4-2133 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NIDual-Channel DDR3L-1600/DDR4-2133 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI, vPro, TXT
iGPUIntel Iris Graphics 550 (300 - 1100 MHz)Intel Iris Graphics 540 (300 - 1000 MHz)
$304 U.S.
Intel Core i5 6360U

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
309 Points (7%)
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 124     avg: 125     median: 125 (57%)     max: 126 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
3.4 Points (8%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
1.4 Points (71%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
4846 Points (53%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
10525 Points (16%)
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
526 seconds (6%)
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
18.4 seconds (4%)
WinRAR - Result
1923 KB/s (23%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
20.6 fps (1%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
108.6 fps (40%)
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.2 GB/s (9%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.3 GB/s (10%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
1.8 GB/s (9%)
3DMark 06 - CPU
4099 Points (27%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
12.3 Seconds (3%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
27.9 Seconds (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
643 Seconds (3%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
11584 Points (16%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
4600 points (24%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
38198 Points (44%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
3086 Points (8%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
4617 Points (14%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
min: 8439     avg: 9313.5     median: 9313 (75%)     max: 10188 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
min: 7559     avg: 7764     median: 7764 (70%)     max: 7969 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
min: 6924     avg: 8270.5     median: 8270 (14%)     max: 9617 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
min: 5639     avg: 6010     median: 6010 (10%)     max: 6381 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
min: 7269     avg: 7482     median: 7482 (17%)     max: 7695 Points
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 6807     avg: 6988.5     median: 6988 (19%)     max: 7170 Points
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 3299     avg: 3406     median: 3406 (69%)     max: 3513 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - Compute OpenCL Score
min: 25522     avg: 26849     median: 26849 (9%)     max: 28176 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 7202     avg: 7202.5     median: 7202 (24%)     max: 7203 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 3760     avg: 3768     median: 3768 (63%)     max: 3776 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 985     avg: 1088.5     median: 1088 (2%)     max: 1192 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
min: 91     avg: 110.9     median: 110 (1%)     max: 130 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 30588     avg: 30912     median: 30912 (59%)     max: 31236 Points

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