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Intel Core i5-7Y54

Intel 7Y54

The Intel Core i5-7Y54 is a very efficient dual-core SoC for tablets and passively cooled notebooks based on the Kaby Lake architecture and was announced in the end of August 2016. The CPU consists of two processor cores clocked at 1.2-3.2 GHz (2-core Turbo not specified yet). Thanks to Hyper Threading, the processor can execute up to four threads simultaneously. The chips also includes the Intel HD Graphics 615 GPU, a dual-channel memory controller (DDR3L/LPDDR3) as well as VP9 and H.265 video de- and encoder. It is still produced in a 14 nm process with FinFET transistors. 

Architecture

Intel basically used the familiar micro architecture from the Skylake generation, so the per-MHz performance is identical. Only the Speed-Shift technology for faster dynamic adjustments of the voltages and clocks was improved, and the matured 14 nm process now also enables much higher frequencies and better efficiency than before. 

Performance

Despite the changed designation, the Core i5-7Y54 is the successor to the Core m5-6Y54 (Skylake Y-series), so the chip does not reach the performance level of other Core i processors due to the lower TDP. Thanks to its high Turbo clock, the 7Y54 can sometimes keep up with the 15 Watt models for short peak load and single-thread scenarios, but the clocks will drop significantly under sustained workloads. The CPU is still suitable for many more demanding applications as well as multitasking. 

Graphics

The integrated Intel HD Graphics 615 GPU has 24 Execution Units (EUs) like the old HD Graphics 515 and runs with clocks between 300 and 950 MHz in combination with this processor. The performance heavily depends on the TDP limit as well as the memory configuration; with fast LPDDR3-1866 RAM in dual-channel mode, the GPU should sometimes be able to compete with the HD Graphics 520, but can also be much slower in other scenarios. Modern games from 2016 will, if at all, only run smoothly in the lowest settings.

Contrary to Skylake, Kaby Lake now also supports hardware decoding for H.265/HEVC Main10 with a 10-bit color depth as well as Google's VP9 codec.

Power Consumption

The chip is manufactured in an improved 14 nm process with FinFET transistors, so the power efficiency was once again improved significantly. The typical TDP for the Y-series is specified at 4.5 Watts, and can be adjusted in both directions depending on the usage scenario.

SeriesIntel Core i5
CodenameKaby Lake
Clock Rate1200 - 3200 MHz
Level 1 Cache128 KB
Level 2 Cache512 KB
Level 3 Cache4096 KB
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 4
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)4.5 Watt
Manufacturing Technology14 nm
Max. Temperature100 °C
SocketBGA
FeaturesDual-Channel DDR3L-1600/LPDDR3-1866 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, Quick Sync, Virtualization, AES-NI, TXT
GPUIntel HD Graphics 615 (300 - 950 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Hardware VirtualizationVT-x, VT-d
Starting Price $281 U.S.
Announcement Date08/30/2016
Product Link (external)Intel Core i5 7Y54

Benchmarks

Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
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min: 5578     avg: 5578 (21%)     median: 5578 (21%)     max: 5578 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
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min: 3571     avg: 3571 (65%)     median: 3571 (65%)     max: 3571 Points
Octane V2 - Total Score
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min: 25796     avg: 26711.5 (60%)     median: 26711.5 (60%)     max: 27627 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
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min: 111     avg: 111 (50%)     median: 111 (50%)     max: 111 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
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min: 205     avg: 206 (11%)     median: 206 (11%)     max: 207 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score
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min: 1255     avg: 1282 (2%)     median: 1282 (2%)     max: 1309 ms
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
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min: 3088     avg: 3088 (14%)     median: 3088 (14%)     max: 3088 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
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min: 2118     avg: 2140.5 (5%)     median: 2140.5 (5%)     max: 2163 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
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min: 25981     avg: 25981 (38%)     median: 25981 (38%)     max: 25981 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
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min: 25640     avg: 25640 (39%)     median: 25640 (39%)     max: 25640 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
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min: 23771     avg: 24605.5 (16%)     median: 24605.5 (16%)     max: 25440 Points
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
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min: 0.144     avg: 0.1 (0%)     median: 0.1 (0%)     max: 0.144 GB/s
WinRAR - Result
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min: 2054     avg: 2054 (24%)     median: 2054 (24%)     max: 2054 KB/s
wPrime 1.55 - 1024m
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min: 747     avg: 747 (3%)     median: 747 (3%)     max: 747 seconds
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
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min: 2751     avg: 2840.5 (17%)     median: 2840.5 (17%)     max: 2930 points
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
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min: 7827     avg: 7866 (20%)     median: 7866 (20%)     max: 7905 Points
3DMark 06 - CPU -
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min: 2868     avg: 4583.5 (43%)     median: 4583.5 (43%)     max: 6299 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
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min: 1.27     avg: 1.3 (58%)     median: 1.3 (58%)     max: 1.27 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
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min: 2.27     avg: 2.3 (12%)     median: 2.3 (11%)     max: 2.32 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
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min: 5545     avg: 5595.5 (62%)     median: 5595.5 (62%)     max: 5646 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
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min: 8756     avg: 9218.5 (23%)     median: 9218.5 (23%)     max: 9681 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
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min: 3830     avg: 4111 (56%)     median: 4111 (56%)     max: 4392 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
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min: 6854     avg: 7202.5 (18%)     median: 7202.5 (18%)     max: 7551 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M -
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min: 12     avg: 12 (3%)     median: 12 (3%)     max: 12 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M -
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min: 693     avg: 693 (3%)     median: 693 (3%)     max: 693 Seconds
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Reviews for the Intel Core i5 7Y54 processor

Acer Spin 7 SP714-51-M09D (Intel HD Graphics 615, 14")
» Acer Spin 7 SP714-51-M09D Convertible Review - Review
» Acer Spin 7 SP714-51-M09D - External Review

Acer Spin 7 SP714-51-M339 (Intel HD Graphics 615, 14")
» Acer Spin 7 SP714-51-M339 - External Review

Acer Swift 7 SF713-51 (Intel HD Graphics 615, 13.3")
» Acer Swift 7 SF713-51 Notebook Review - Review
» Acer Swift 7 SF713-51 - External Review

Acer Swift 7 SF713-51-M2LH (Intel HD Graphics 615, 13.3")
» Acer Swift 7 SF713-51-M2LH - External Review

Asus Zenbook UX360CA-C4172T (Intel HD Graphics 615, 13.3")
» Asus Zenbook UX360CA-C4172T - External Review

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (Intel HD Graphics 615, 13.3")
» Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series Intel Core i5

» Intel Core i5 7440HQ
   2.8 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i5 6440HQ
   2.6 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i5 7300HQ
   2.5 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i5 6350HQ
   2.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i5 6300HQ
   2.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» Intel Core i5 7287U
   3.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 7360U
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 7267U
   3.1 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 5350H
   3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 7300U
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 6287U
   3.1 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 4340M
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5287U
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 7360U
   2.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 6267U
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 4210H
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4330M
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4200H
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5257U
   2.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4308U
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4310M
   2.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4400E
   2.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4300M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 7200U
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 6360U
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 4210M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 6300U
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4288U
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4278U
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3380M
   2.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3360M
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4200M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3340M
   2.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 6260U
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 3320M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4258U
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3230M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 6198DU
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 6200U
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5300U
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5350U
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3210M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2540M
   2.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4310U
   2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4360U
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5200U
   2.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 5250U
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4300U
   1.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4350U
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2520M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 7Y54
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
» Intel Core i5 2450M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 580M
   2.67 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2435M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2430M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2415M
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2410M
   2.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3437U
   1.9 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 560M
   2.67 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4210U
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4260U
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3427U
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4402E
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4200U
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4250U
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 480M
   2.67 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 540M
   2.53 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 460M
   2.53 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3337U
   1.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 520M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 450M
   2.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3317U
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 430M
   2.26 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4300Y
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4302Y
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2557M
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3439Y
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4202Y
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4220Y
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4210Y
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2467M
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 3339Y
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 4200Y
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 2537M
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 560UM
   1.33 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 470UM
   1.33 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 540UM
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 520UM
   1.06 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 430UM
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Intel Core i5 4350U
   1.4 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
- AMD Bristol Ridge FX-9830P
   3 GHz / 2 MB
- Intel Core i5 2520M
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
- Intel Core i3 5157U
   2.5 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» Intel Core i5 7Y54
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
+ Intel Core i3 6157U
   2.4 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ Intel Core i3 7100U
   2.4 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ Intel Core i3 6100U
   2.3 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ Intel Core i3 4110M
   2.6 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ AMD Bristol Ridge FX-9800P
   2.7 GHz / 2048 KB
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2016-09-27)