Intel Core i7-6560U - Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i7-6560U has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 6. gen of the Intel Core i7 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1356 socket and was released in Q3/2015.
Intel Core i7-6560U
CPU lineageCPU lineage
Name: Intel Core i7-6560U
Family: Intel Core i7
CPU group: Intel Core i 6000U
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 6
Predecessor: --
Successor: --
CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency
CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.20 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.20 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): 2.60 GHz
Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics
GPU name: Intel Iris Graphics 540
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.05 GHz
Execution units: 48
Shader: 384
Max. GPU Memory: 32 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Release date: Q3/2015
Hardware codec supportHardware codec support
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 & PCIeMemory & PCIe
Memory type: DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM
DDR4-2133 SO-DIMM
LPDDR3-1866
Max. Memory: 32 GB
Memory channels: 2
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 12
AES-NI: Yes
Thermal ManagementThermal Management
TDP (PL1): 15 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: 9.5 W
Tjunction max.: 100 °C
Technical detailsTechnical details
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
Architecture: Skylake U
Technology: 14 nm
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Socket: BGA 1356
Release date: Q3/2015
Part Number: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i7-6560U 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.

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 i3-4130 Intel Core i3-4130
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
136
Intel Core i5-4340M Intel Core i5-4340M
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
136
Intel Core i5-4690T Intel Core i5-4690T
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
136
Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
135
Intel Pentium Gold G6400TE Intel Pentium Gold G6400TE
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
135
Intel Core i7-4710HQ Intel Core i7-4710HQ
4C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
135
Intel Core i7-8500Y Intel Core i7-8500Y
2C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
135
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 i3-3210 Intel Core i3-3210
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
282
Intel Celeron J4115 Intel Celeron J4115
4C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
281
Intel Core i5-6300U Intel Core i5-6300U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
281
Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
280
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
280
Intel Core i5-3380M Intel Core i5-3380M
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
277
AMD FX-9830P AMD FX-9830P
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
276
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



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.




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 i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1716
Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
1714
AMD FX-6100 AMD FX-6100
6C 6T @ 3.30 GHz
1713
Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1708
Intel Core i7-7Y75 Intel Core i7-7Y75
2C 4T @ 1.30 GHz
1698
Intel Core i7-4600M Intel Core i7-4600M
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
1698
Intel Core i5-4210M Intel Core i5-4210M
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
1697
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
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 i9-12950HX Intel Core i9-12950HX
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.55 GHz
794
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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 Pentium G4500 Intel Pentium G4500
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
4043
Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
4041
Intel Core i3-6100H Intel Core i3-6100H
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
4031
Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
4030
Intel Celeron N5095 Intel Celeron N5095
4C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
4021
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
4011
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U AMD Ryzen 3 3250U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
4001
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



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 i7-5557U Intel Core i7-5557U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3393
Intel Core i7-4712HQ Intel Core i7-4712HQ
4C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
3388
Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
3387
Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
3381
Intel Core i5-7Y54 Intel Core i5-7Y54
2C 4T @ 1.20 GHz
3378
Intel Xeon Silver 4112 Intel Xeon Silver 4112
4C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
3370
Intel Core i3-6300T Intel Core i3-6300T
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
3366
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 i5-4300M Intel Core i5-4300M
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
6040
AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
6038
Intel Core i5-4278U Intel Core i5-4278U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
6008
Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
5991
AMD Phenom II X4 B97 AMD Phenom II X4 B97
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
5984
AMD Phenom II X4 955 AMD Phenom II X4 955
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
5984
AMD Phenom II X4 840T AMD Phenom II X4 840T
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
5984
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 i5-5287U Intel Core i5-5287U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
1.55
Intel Core i7-5750HQ Intel Core i7-5750HQ
4C 8T @ 2.50 GHz
1.55
Intel Core i7-5850EQ Intel Core i7-5850EQ
4C 8T @ 2.70 GHz
1.55
Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1.54
Intel Celeron G4920 Intel Celeron G4920
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
1.54
Intel Xeon Silver 4108 Intel Xeon Silver 4108
8C 16T @ 1.80 GHz
1.54
Intel Xeon Silver 4109T Intel Xeon Silver 4109T
8C 16T @ 2.00 GHz
1.54
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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.

AMD A10-7700K AMD A10-7700K
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
3.08
Intel Core i5-5300U Intel Core i5-5300U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
3.08
Intel Core i5-5350U Intel Core i5-5350U
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
3.08
Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
3.07
AMD A8-3820 AMD A8-3820
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
3.03
Intel Celeron G4920 Intel Celeron G4920
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
3.02
Intel Core i5-4258U Intel Core i5-4258U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
3.02
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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