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Intel Core i5-6260U vs. Intel Pentium Gold G6420T

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i5-6260U CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium Gold G6420T
Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Pentium Gold G6420T
Intel Core i5 Family Intel Pentium
Intel Core i 6000U CPU group Intel Pentium G6000
6 Generation 10
Skylake U Architecture Comet Lake S
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

2 Cores 2
4 Threads 4
1.80 GHz Frequency 3.40 GHz
2.90 GHz Turbo (1 Core)
2.70 GHz Turbo (All Cores)
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel Iris Graphics 540 GPU Intel HD Graphics 610
0.30 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
1.05 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.05 GHz
9 GPU Generation 9.5
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
48 Execution units 12
384 Shader 96
32 GB Max. GPU Memory 32 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR4-2133 SO-DIMM Memory DDR4-2400
Max. Memory 64 GB
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC Yes
L2 Cache
4.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
12 PCIe lanes 16

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

15 W TDP (PL1) 35 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 25 W
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

14 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
BGA 1356 Socket LGA 1151
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q3/2015 Release date Q1/2021
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2x 1.80 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
122 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Gold G6420T Intel Pentium Gold G6420T
2x 3.40 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2x 1.80 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
286 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Gold G6420T Intel Pentium Gold G6420T
2x 3.40 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2x 1.80 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
693 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Gold G6420T Intel Pentium Gold G6420T
2x 3.40 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2x 1.80 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
1573 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Gold G6420T Intel Pentium Gold G6420T
2x 3.40 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
Intel Iris Graphics 540 @ 1.05 GHz
806 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Gold G6420T Intel Pentium Gold G6420T
Intel HD Graphics 610 @ 1.05 GHz
202 (25%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2x 1.80 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
3039 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Gold G6420T Intel Pentium Gold G6420T
2x 3.40 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2x 1.80 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
6083 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Gold G6420T Intel Pentium Gold G6420T
2x 3.40 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2x 1.80 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
1.39 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Gold G6420T Intel Pentium Gold G6420T
2x 3.40 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2x 1.80 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
3.15 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Gold G6420T Intel Pentium Gold G6420T
2x 3.40 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2x 1.80 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
51 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Gold G6420T Intel Pentium Gold G6420T
2x 3.40 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2x 1.80 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
4041 (100%)
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Intel Pentium Gold G6420T Intel Pentium Gold G6420T
2x 3.40 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Pentium Gold G6420T
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