Intel Core i3-6006U: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i3-6006U

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i3-6006U sales 11 November 2016 at a recommended price of $281. This is Skylake architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2000 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1356 processor with a TDP of 15 Watt. It supports DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 2.81 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Core i3-6006U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core i3
 
Architecture codename
Skylake
 
Release date
11 November 2016
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$281
 

Technical specs

Core i3-6006U's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i3-6006U's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
2 GHz
 
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
512 KB
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
3 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Die size
99 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1750 Million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i3-6006U compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
FCBGA1356
 
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i3-6006U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Speed Shift
+
 
My WiFi
+
 
Turbo Boost
-
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
Smart Response
+
 

Security technologies

Core i3-6006U technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
MPX
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
OS Guard
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i3-6006U are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i3-6006U.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
34.1 GB/s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i3-6006U.
Integrated graphics
 
Max video memory
32 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
900 MHz
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i3-6006U's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
DVI
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i3-6006U's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@24Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i3-6006U's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
OpenGL
4.5
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i3-6006U's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i3-6006U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

2.81

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3227

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

7364

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

0.96

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

2.4

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

84

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

215

WinRAR 4.0

1808

x264 encoding pass 1

75

x264 encoding pass 2

14

TrueCrypt AES

1.2

Geekbench 2

4501

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

2012

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

4384

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core

2516

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core

4805

Passmark

2284

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i3-6006U is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i3-6006U performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i3-6006U from AMD is E2-7110, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

User rating

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