Intel Core i5-6260U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-6260U is a 2 core processor. It can handle 4 threads simultaneously and was introduced in Q3/2015. The Intel Core i5-6260U is based on the 6. generation of the Intel Core i5 series and requires a mainboard with the socket BGA 1356. The Intel Core i5-6260U scores 698 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 1,573 points.
Intel Core i5-6260U

At a glance

Name: Intel Core i5-6260U
Family: Intel Core i5 (331)
CPU group: Intel Core i 6000U (20)
Architecture: Skylake U
Technology: 14 nm
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 6
Predecessor: --
Successor: Intel Core i5-7260U

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 2 CPU cores of the Intel Core i5-6260U clock with 1.80 GHz (2.90 GHz). The number of CPU cores and the clock frequency of the processor are largely responsible for the overall performance.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.80 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 2.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): 2.70 GHz

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

With the Intel Iris Graphics 540, the Intel Core i5-6260U has an build in graphic solution. It has 48 SM processors, which have a total of 384 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

GPU name: Intel Iris Graphics 540
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.05 GHz
Compute units: 48
Shader: 384
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

Processors that have an integrated graphics can play videos faster and more efficiently. This can have a positive effect on the battery life of notebooks, for example.

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

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i5-6260U supports up to 32 GB memory in up to 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of 34.1 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2133
34.1 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

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The Intel Core i5-6260U has a TDP of 15 W.

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

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-6260U has a 4.00 MB large cache. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm. Modern production increases the efficiency of the processor.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1356
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 4.00 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: Q3/2015
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-6260U 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.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6s Gen 3 Qualcomm Snapdragon 6s Gen 3
8C 8T @ 2.30 GHzNot verified
700
Intel Core i7-3632QM Intel Core i7-3632QM
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
699
Intel Core i7-5600U Intel Core i7-5600U
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
699
Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
698
Intel Core m5-6Y54 Intel Core m5-6Y54
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
698
Intel Core i7-2760QM Intel Core i7-2760QM
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
697
Intel Core i5-3610ME Intel Core i5-3610ME
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
697

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.
AMD Phenom II X4 840T AMD Phenom II X4 840T
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
1578
Intel Core i3-3250 Intel Core i3-3250
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1577
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
1574
Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1573
MediaTek Dimensity 720 MediaTek Dimensity 720
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
1569
Intel Core i3-4350T Intel Core i3-4350T
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1569
Intel Pentium G4400 Intel Pentium G4400
2C 2T @ 3.30 GHz
1563

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 i5-4440S Intel Core i5-4440S
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
982
Intel Core i7-4712HQ Intel Core i7-4712HQ
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
982
AMD Athlon 200GE AMD Athlon 200GE
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
981
Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
979
Intel Core i5-4430 Intel Core i5-4430
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
979
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
976
Intel Core i5-4670K Intel Core i5-4670K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
975

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 Core i5-4310M Intel Core i5-4310M
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
2058
Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
2044
Intel Core i5-4308U Intel Core i5-4308U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
2040
Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2037
Intel Core i5-4300M Intel Core i5-4300M
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
2036
HiSilicon Kirin 810 HiSilicon Kirin 810
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
2035
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
8C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
2022

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 i5-5350H Intel Core i5-5350H
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 @ 1.05 GHz
806
Intel Core i5-5575R Intel Core i5-5575R
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 @ 1.05 GHz
806
Intel Core i7-5750HQ Intel Core i7-5750HQ
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 @ 1.05 GHz
806
Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
Intel Iris Graphics 540 @ 1.05 GHz
806
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
Intel Iris Graphics 6100 @ 1.05 GHz
806
Intel Core i5-4570R Intel Core i5-4570R
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 @ 1.25 GHz
800
Intel Core i5-14500HX Intel Core i5-14500HX
Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.55 GHz
794

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 i5-6360U Intel Core i5-6360U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3230
AMD A6-3650 AMD A6-3650
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
3228
Intel Core i7-2715QE Intel Core i7-2715QE
4C 8T @ 2.10 GHz
3221
Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
3216
Intel Core i7-4600M Intel Core i7-4600M
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
3216
AMD Phenom II X3 B77 AMD Phenom II X3 B77
3C 3T @ 3.20 GHz
3213
AMD Ryzen 3 3250C AMD Ryzen 3 3250C
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
3212

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 i7-5500U Intel Core i7-5500U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
123
Intel Core i7-5550U Intel Core i7-5550U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
123
Intel Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
123
Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
122
Intel Core i7-4712HQ Intel Core i7-4712HQ
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
122
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
122
Intel Xeon Platinum 8153 Intel Xeon Platinum 8153
16C 32T @ 2.80 GHz
122

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 i5-8310Y Intel Core i5-8310Y
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
289
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
288
Intel Celeron G5905 Intel Celeron G5905
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
287
Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
286
Intel Core i3-7130U Intel Core i3-7130U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
285
Intel Core i5-5300U Intel Core i5-5300U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
285
Intel Core i5-5350U Intel Core i5-5350U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
285

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