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CPU overview Intel Core i5-6360U (2 C/4T). Skylake U, 14 nm, 15 W TDP.

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Released
Q3/2015
Intel Core i5-6360U

Intel Core i5-6360U

Intel Core i5-6360U is a processor released on Q3/2015. It has a clock speed of 2.00 GHz GHz and supports DDR4-2133 SO-DIMM type of RAM. The BGA 1356 socket connects the processor to the motherboard. With 2 cores and 4 threads, this processor can handle multiple tasks simultaneously, providing high performance. The cooling thermal power requirement is 15 W W. The Skylake U architecture ensures high performance and reliability, making this processor an ideal choice for those dealing with tasks requiring high computing power. Intel Core i5-6360U is a Mobile processor with a TDP of 15 W W. Thanks to the 14 nm nm manufacturing process, it can operate at a base clock speed of 2.00 GHz GHz and reach a maximum core clock speed of 3.10 GHz GHz. This processor also supports various types of memory, including DDR4-2133 SO-DIMM, making it versatile and suitable for a wide range of applications. The -- L2 cache and 4.00 MB L3 cache provide fast and efficient task execution, further improving performance.
Performance tests
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Specifications
Complete list of technical specifications
CPU generation and family

Let's start our review of the Intel Core i5-6360U processor by exploring its basic specifications, namely: the model code name, the segment of use (server, workstation, computer or laptop), the generation of the processor (its previous model), and the family group. All data is taken from the manufacturer's official source.

  • Name
    Intel Core i5-6360U
  • Segment
    Mobile
  • Family
    Intel Core i5
  • Generation
    6
  • CPU group
    Intel Core i 6000U
CPU Cores and Base Frequency

Technical information about the CPU Intel Core i5-6360U base clock frequency, number of processor cores, processor threads, as well as turbo frequency of cores in single-threaded and multithreaded mode. Pay attention to overclocking and hyperthreading support. All of these specifications directly affect the performance of the model in work applications or games. A higher values, more the faster will be the processor.

  • Frequency
    2.00 GHz
  • CPU Cores
    2
  • Turbo (1 Core)
    3.10 GHz
  • CPU Threads
    4
  • Turbo (2 Cores)
    3.00 GHz
  • Hyperthreading
    Yes
  • Overclocking
    No
  • Core architecture
    normal
Internal Graphics

Integrating a graphics core into the processor complements its functionality, but not all manufacturers (AMD or Intel) integrate iGPU into their CPUs. Even if the processor has an integrated graphics card, its power is hardly enough for modern games, so these features do not affect the overall performance of the processor. If Intel Core i5-6360U supports an integrated graphics core, you can see its specifications below.

  • 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
  • DirectX Version
    12
  • Technology
    14 nm
  • Release date
    Q3/2015
Hardware codec support

Hardware codecs help processors convert blocks of data into a sequence of images or sound. In modern processors, the need to support hardware codecs is not a priority, so these characteristics are not considered in the overall Intel Core i5-6360U performance rating.

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

Memory specifications for Intel Core i5-6360U play a crucial role in overall performance and ranking, so it's essential to understand the memory format supported by the processor Intel Core i5-6360U in terms of memory type and maximum quantity for compatibility with the motherboard. Don't forget to consider the PCI Express version; the higher, the better. Additionally, you can find information on the maximum number of memory channels supported by the processor and the number of PCIe lanes here.

  • Memory type
    DDR4-2133 SO-DIMM
  • ECC
    No
  • Memory channels
    2
  • PCIe version
    3.0
  • PCIe lanes
    12
Encryption

A specialized processor extension, AES-NI encryption system, was first introduced by Intel in 2008. This system is designed to handle data encryption for data stored in RAM and on hard drives. Check if your Intel Core i5-6360U processor supports this encryption method.

  • AES-NI
    Yes
Thermal Management

Thermal management is an essential aspect to consider when it comes to CPU performance. Overheating may damage the processor, while optimal temperature levels can enhance its performance. Intel Core i5-6360U processors are equipped with thermal monitoring technologies to ensure stable system operation, prevent overheating, and automatically adjust power consumption to maintain the best balance of performance and power usage.

  • TDP (PL1)
    15 W
Technical details

To gain a comprehensive understanding of the Intel Core i5-6360U processor, it's important to examine several key factors. Firstly, take note of the supported ISA (Instruction Set Architecture) instructions, as this will determine the processor's capabilities and compatibility with certain software. Secondly, make sure to check the compatibility with motherboards, as some processors may only work with certain types of motherboards. Thirdly, pay attention to the manufacturing process technology, as this can greatly impact the processor's performance and efficiency. Finally, it's crucial to consider the size of the L2 and L3 cache, as the larger the cache size, the faster the data can be processed and retrieved.

  • Instruction set (ISA)
    x86-64 (64 bit)
  • Virtualization
    VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
  • ISA extensions
    SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
  • L3-Cache
    4.00 MB
  • Architecture
    Skylake U
  • Technology
    14 nm
  • Socket
    BGA 1356
  • Release date
    Q3/2015
Devices using this processor

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