Intel Core i5-6442EQ Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-6442EQ has 4 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 6. gen of the Intel Core i5 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1440 socket and was released in Q4/2015. The Intel Core i5-6442EQ scores 724 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 2,207 points.
Intel Core i5-6442EQ

At a glance

Name: Intel Core i5-6442EQ
Family: Intel Core i5 (331)
CPU group: Intel Core i 6000H (15)
Architecture: Skylake H
Technology: 14 nm
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 6
Predecessor: --
Successor: Intel Core i5-7442EQ

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-6442EQ has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-6442EQ is 1.90 GHz (2.70 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 2.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 2.40 GHz

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Core i5-6442EQ has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Core i5-6442EQ uses the Intel HD Graphics 530, 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 530
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.00 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 64 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
29.9 GB/s
34.1 GB/s
Max. Memory: 64 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 25 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): 25 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-6442EQ 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 6.00 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 1440
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 6.00 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: Q4/2015
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-6442EQ 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.
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4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
727
Intel Core i3-4360T Intel Core i3-4360T
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
726
Intel Core i3-6100E Intel Core i3-6100E
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
725
Intel Core i5-6442EQ Intel Core i5-6442EQ
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
724
Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1 Qualcomm Snapdragon Microsoft SQ1
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
724
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
724
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
724

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 i3-6300 Intel Core i3-6300
2C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
2229
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
2225
MediaTek Dimensity 1080 MediaTek Dimensity 1080
8C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
2219
Intel Core i5-6442EQ Intel Core i5-6442EQ
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2207
UNISOC T770 UNISOC T770
8C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
2207
MediaTek Dimensity 7050 MediaTek Dimensity 7050
8C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
2205
MediaTek Dimensity 7030 MediaTek Dimensity 7030
8C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
2203

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.
AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
AMD Radeon HD 7560D @ 0.76 GHz
389
AMD A8-5500B AMD A8-5500B
AMD Radeon HD 7560D @ 0.76 GHz
389
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
AMD Radeon HD 7560D @ 0.76 GHz
389
Intel Core i5-6442EQ Intel Core i5-6442EQ
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.00 GHz
384
Intel Core i5-14450HX Intel Core i5-14450HX
Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (16 EU) @ 1.50 GHz
384
Intel Atom x7425E Intel Atom x7425E
Intel UHD Graphics 24 EUs (Alder Lake) @ 1.00 GHz
384
Intel Processor N200 Intel Processor N200
Intel UHD Graphics 32 EUs (Alder Lake) @ 0.75 GHz
384

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.
AMD Phenom II X4 975 AMD Phenom II X4 975
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
4631
AMD FX-7600P AMD FX-7600P
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
4627
Intel Core i5-3570S Intel Core i5-3570S
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
4627
Intel Core i5-6442EQ Intel Core i5-6442EQ
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
4612
AMD Ryzen Embedded R1505G AMD Ryzen Embedded R1505G
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
4612
Intel Core i7-2920XM Intel Core i7-2920XM
4C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
4611
AMD Phenom II X4 980 AMD Phenom II X4 980
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
4610

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.
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2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
112
Intel Core i3-7130U Intel Core i3-7130U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
112
Intel Xeon E5-2658 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2658 v3
12C 24T @ 2.90 GHz
112
Intel Core i5-6442EQ Intel Core i5-6442EQ
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
111
Intel Core i5-4310U Intel Core i5-4310U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
111
Intel Celeron G3900T Intel Celeron G3900T
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
110
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
110

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 i3-7100 Intel Core i3-7100
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
425
Intel Pentium Gold G5600 Intel Pentium Gold G5600
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
425
Intel Core i7-7567U Intel Core i7-7567U
2C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
423
Intel Core i5-6442EQ Intel Core i5-6442EQ
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
422
AMD Phenom II X6 1035T AMD Phenom II X6 1035T
6C 6T @ 3.10 GHz
419
Intel Core i5-4570R Intel Core i5-4570R
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
419
Intel Core i3-1115G4 Intel Core i3-1115G4
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
417

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