Intel Core m5-6Y54: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core m5-6Y54

Summary

Intel started Core m5-6Y54 sales 1 September 2015 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 2.70 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCBGA1515 processor with a TDP of 4.5 Watt. It supports LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 10.60 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Core m5-6Y54 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core m5
 
Achitecture codename
Skylake
 
Release date
1 September 2015
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$281
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)

Technical specs

Core m5-6Y54's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core m5-6Y54's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
2.7 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
128 KB
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
512 KB
 
of 32768 (EPYC 7702)
L3 cache
4 MB
 
of 256 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 7 (Ryzen 3 3300)
Die size
98.57 mm210.3 mm × 9.57 mm
 
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 m5-6Y54 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
FCBGA1515
 
Power consumption (TDP)
4.5 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core m5-6Y54. 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)
+
 
My WiFi
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
Smart Response
+
 

Security technologies

Core m5-6Y54 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
MPX
+
 
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
OS Guard
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core m5-6Y54 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core m5-6Y54.
Supported memory types
LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
 
Maximum memory size
16 GB
 
of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
29.8 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core m5-6Y54.
Integrated graphics
Intel HD Graphics 515 (300 - 900 MHz)
 
Graphics max frequency
900 MHz
 
Max video memory
16 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core m5-6Y54's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
DVI
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core m5-6Y54's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096@2304@24Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
3840x2160@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
3840x2160@60Hz
 
Max resolution over VGA
N / A
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core m5-6Y54's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
OpenGL
4.5
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core m5-6Y54's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
10
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core m5-6Y54. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

10.60

3DMark06 CPU

2935

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3962

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

6899

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

1.1

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

2.4

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

103

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

223

WinRAR 4.0

2111

x264 encoding pass 1

63

x264 encoding pass 2

11

TrueCrypt AES

1.5

Geekbench 2

5926

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

2784

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

5522

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core

3352

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core

6160

Passmark

3373

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core m5-6Y54 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core m5-6Y54 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core m5-6Y54 from AMD is A4-4355M, which is faster by 1% and higher by 12 positions in our rating.

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