Intel Core i3-6006U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i3-6006U has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 6. gen of the Intel Core i3 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1356 socket and was released in Q4/2016. The Intel Core i3-6006U scores 505 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 1,119 points.
Intel Core i3-6006U

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i3-6006U. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i3-6006U.

Name: Intel Core i3-6006U
Family: Intel Core i3 (202)
CPU group: Intel Core i 6000U (20)
Architecture: Skylake U
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 6
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i3-6006U has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i3-6006U is 2.00 GHz. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i3-6006U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Core i3-6006U uses the Intel HD Graphics 520, which has 192 texture shaders and 24 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 520
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.90 GHz
Compute units: 24
Shader: 192
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q3/2015
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 32 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

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

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 32 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 34.1 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR3-1866
DDR4-2133
DDR3-1600
34.1 GB/s
34.1 GB/s
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 32 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 12
PCIe Bandwidth: 11.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 15 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 15 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i3-6006U is made in 14 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 3.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1356
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 3.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
Release date: Q4/2016
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i3-6006U have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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 Xeon E5-2640 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2640 v2
8C 16T @ 2.50 GHz
508
AMD Athlon II X2 280 AMD Athlon II X2 280
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
507
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
506
Intel Core i3-6006U Intel Core i3-6006U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
505
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
505
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
8C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
504
Intel Xeon E5-2609 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2609 v4
8C 8T @ 1.70 GHz
504

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 Pentium G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
1124
Intel Celeron N3450 Intel Celeron N3450
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1122
Intel Core i5-4302Y Intel Core i5-4302Y
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
1120
Intel Core i3-6006U Intel Core i3-6006U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
1119
AMD Athlon II X4 610e AMD Athlon II X4 610e
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1115
Intel Pentium G860 Intel Pentium G860
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
1115
Intel Pentium G3220T Intel Pentium G3220T
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
1112

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i7-3630QM Intel Core i7-3630QM
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
646
Intel Core i7-980 Intel Core i7-980
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
645
Intel Core i7-980X Intel Core i7-980X
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
645
Intel Core i3-6006U Intel Core i3-6006U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
644
Intel Core i5-3330 Intel Core i5-3330
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
643
Intel Core i5-3330S Intel Core i5-3330S
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
642
Intel Core i7-2960XM Intel Core i7-2960XM
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
640

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Pentium Gold G5400T Intel Pentium Gold G5400T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1365
Intel Pentium N6211 Intel Pentium N6211
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1362
Intel Pentium N6415 Intel Pentium N6415
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1362
Intel Core i3-6006U Intel Core i3-6006U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
1361
Intel Pentium G4520 Intel Pentium G4520
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
1360
Intel Pentium G3450 Intel Pentium G3450
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
1360
MediaTek Helio G80 MediaTek Helio G80
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
1350

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 i5-5300U Intel Core i5-5300U
Intel HD Graphics 5500 @ 0.90 GHz
346
Intel Core M-5Y51 Intel Core M-5Y51
Intel HD Graphics 5300 @ 0.90 GHz
346
Intel Core M-5Y71 Intel Core M-5Y71
Intel HD Graphics 5300 @ 0.90 GHz
346
Intel Core i3-6006U Intel Core i3-6006U
Intel HD Graphics 520 @ 0.90 GHz
346
Intel Pentium Gold G7400TE Intel Pentium Gold G7400TE
Intel UHD Graphics 710 @ 1.35 GHz
345
Intel Pentium Gold G7400T Intel Pentium Gold G7400T
Intel UHD Graphics 710 @ 1.35 GHz
345
Intel Pentium Gold G7400E Intel Pentium Gold G7400E
Intel UHD Graphics 710 @ 1.35 GHz
345

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 Celeron G4900T Intel Celeron G4900T
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
2290
AMD A8-3530MX AMD A8-3530MX
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
2286
Intel Pentium Gold 4417U Intel Pentium Gold 4417U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
2285
Intel Core i3-6006U Intel Core i3-6006U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
2284
AMD A8-3520M AMD A8-3520M
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
2281
AMD Athlon II X4 641 AMD Athlon II X4 641
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
2279
AMD A6-3430MX AMD A6-3430MX
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2277

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i5-4200U Intel Core i5-4200U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
207
Intel Core i3-3110M Intel Core i3-3110M
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
199
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
197
Intel Core i3-6006U Intel Core i3-6006U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
186
AMD Phenom II X4 955 AMD Phenom II X4 955
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
156
Intel Core i3-4005U Intel Core i3-4005U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
148
Intel Core m3-7Y30 Intel Core m3-7Y30
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
120

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
564
Intel Core2 Duo E8600 Intel Core2 Duo E8600
2C 2T @ 3.33 GHz
563
Intel Celeron G1820 Intel Celeron G1820
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
560
Intel Core i3-6006U Intel Core i3-6006U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
558
AMD Athlon II X4 640 AMD Athlon II X4 640
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
557
AMD A12-9720P AMD A12-9720P
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
543
Intel Pentium G2010 Intel Pentium G2010
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
542

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.
AMD Phenom II X6 1065T AMD Phenom II X6 1065T
6C 6T @ 3.40 GHz
85
Intel Celeron 3955U Intel Celeron 3955U
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
85
Intel Celeron J4025 Intel Celeron J4025
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
85
Intel Core i3-6006U Intel Core i3-6006U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
84
Intel Xeon E5450 Intel Xeon E5450
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
84
Intel Core i3-5020U Intel Core i3-5020U
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
84
Intel Celeron G1620T Intel Celeron G1620T
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
84

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 Celeron G1820TE Intel Celeron G1820TE
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
217
Intel Core m5-6Y54 Intel Core m5-6Y54
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
217
Intel Pentium G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
217
Intel Core i3-6006U Intel Core i3-6006U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
214
AMD A10-9600P AMD A10-9600P
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
214
Intel Core i3-5015U Intel Core i3-5015U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
214
AMD A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
214

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