Intel Core i5-6287U processor review

Core i5-6287U processor released by Intel; release date: 1 September 2015. At the time of release, the processor cost $304. The processor is designed for mobile-computers and based on Skylake microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 2, threads - 4. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3.50 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 100°C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Cache size: L1 - 128 KB, L2 - 512 KB, L3 - 4 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600. Maximum memory size: 32 GB.

Supported socket types: FCBGA1356. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 28 Watt.

The processor has integrated graphics Intel® Iris® Graphics 550 with the following parameters: maximum frequency - 1.1 GHz, maximum video memory size - 32 GB.


Single thread mark
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Single Core
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CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
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56.680 mPixels/s
2.425 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
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754.248 Frames/s
41.137 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
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3.237 Frames/s
0.299 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
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49.002 Frames/s
1.219 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
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218.231 mHash/s
2.873 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0
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7128 Frames
1046 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
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12887 Frames
1727 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
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7128.000 Fps
1046.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
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12887.000 Fps
1727.000 Fps
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 0
PassMark - CPU mark 0
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4055
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 7932
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 2.425 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 41.137 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 0.299 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 1.219 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 2.873 mHash/s
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 1046 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 1727 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 1046.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 1727.000 Fps

Integrated graphics – Intel Iris Graphics 550

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1100 MHz
Core clock speed 300 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Pipelines 48
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt
Transistor count 189 million

Games performance

Counter-Strike: GO (2012)

Low, 1024x768205.40
Medium, 1366x768172.50
High, 1366x76894.15
QHD, 2560x144028.40

League of Legends (2019)

Low, 1280x720137.00
Medium, 1920x1080113.00
High, 1920x1080104.00
Ultra, 1920x108096.00
4K, 3840x216049.50

F1 2019 (2019)

Low, 1280x72041.70
Medium, 1920x108018.50

Dirt Rally 2.0 (2019)

Low, 1280x72047.10
Medium, 1920x108023.70
High, 1920x108017.00

World of Tanks enCore (2018)

Low, 1366x768228.00
Medium, 1920x108036.90
Ultra, 1920x108013.50

Titanfall 2 (2016)

Low, 1280x72065.00
Medium, 1366x76845.20
High, 1920x108017.70

Farming Simulator 17 (2016)

Medium, 1366x76893.00
High, 1920x108034.70
Ultra, 1920x108020.80

Battlefield 1 (2016)

Low, 1280x72049.60
Medium, 1366x76829.80
High, 1920x108015.10

Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)

Low, 1280x72026.00

Overwatch (2016)

Low, 1280x72086.00
Medium, 1366x76858.80
High, 1920x108026.20

Hitman 2016 (2016)

Low, 1280x72018.20
Medium, 1366x76818.00
High, 1920x10806.70

The Division (2016)

Low, 1280x72032.40
Medium, 1366x76823.10

Far Cry Primal (2016)

Low, 1280x72026.50
Medium, 1920x108013.00
High, 1920x108010.00

XCOM 2 (2016)

Low, 1280x72030.40
Medium, 1920x10809.90
High, 1920x10806.80

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x76825.45
Medium, 1366x76818.30
High, 1920x108010.20
Ultra, 1920x10804.30

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x76850.65
Medium, 1366x76831.20
High, 1920x108018.60
Ultra, 1920x108014.75

Assassin's Creed Syndicate (2015)

Low, 1024x7687.80

Star Wars Battlefront (2015)

Low, 1024x76852.60
Medium, 1366x76829.90

Fallout 4 (2015)

Low, 1280x72021.30
Medium, 1366x7688.40

Anno 2205 (2015)

Low, 1024x76844.10
Medium, 1366x76827.50
High, 1920x108011.70
Ultra, 1920x10805.30

World of Warships (2015)

Low, 1366x768118.50
Medium, 1366x76874.80
High, 1920x108036.90

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

Low, 1280x72081.30
Medium, 1366x76846.80
High, 1920x108034.25
Ultra, 1920x108029.15

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x76820.60
Medium, 1366x76814.10
High, 1920x10807.80

Dirt Rally (2015)

Low, 1024x768132.90
Medium, 1366x76838.80
High, 1920x108019.10
Ultra, 1920x108012.50

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)

Low, 1280x72041.20
Medium, 1344x75626.40
High, 1920x108014.60
Ultra, 1920x108011.60

Sims 4 (2014)

Low, 1024x768183.40
Medium, 1366x76878.20
High, 1920x108039.70
Ultra, 1920x108029.40

Thief (2014)

Medium, 1366x76825.40
High, 1366x76821.10
Ultra, 1920x108010.00

X-Plane 10.25 (2013)

Low, 1024x76830.30
Medium, 1366x76822.70
High, 1366x76819.10

Battlefield 4 (2013)

Low, 1024x76859.85
Medium, 1366x76838.45
High, 1366x76827.80
Ultra, 1920x10808.90

Metro: Last Light (2013)

Low, 1024x76846.20
Medium, 1366x76839.00
High, 1366x76824.65
Ultra, 1920x108012.20

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x72082.70
Medium, 1366x76850.90
High, 1366x76843.30
Ultra, 1920x108010.15

Tomb Raider (2013)

Medium, 1366x76877.20
High, 1366x76852.00
Ultra, 1920x108023.60

Crysis 3 (2013)

Low, 1024x76858.10
Medium, 1366x76832.70
High, 1366x76821.20
Ultra, 1920x10808.00

Hitman: Absolution (2012)

Low, 1024x76835.50
Medium, 1366x76826.00
High, 1366x76821.80
Ultra, 1920x108013.60

Diablo III (2012)

Low, 1024x768132.70
Medium, 1366x768106.70
High, 1366x76896.10
Ultra, 1920x108061.50

Specifications (specs)


Architecture codename Skylake
Launch date 1 September 2015
Launch price (MSRP) $304
Place in performance rating 705
Price now $304
Processor Number i5-6287U
Series 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processors
Status Launched
Value for money (0-100) 4.60
Vertical segment Mobile


64 bit support
Base frequency 3.10 GHz
Bus Speed 4 GT/s OPI
L1 cache 128 KB
L2 cache 512 KB
L3 cache 4 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 100°C
Maximum frequency 3.50 GHz
Number of cores 2
Number of threads 4


Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 34.1 GB/s
Maximum memory size 32 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600


Device ID 0x1927
Graphics base frequency 300 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.10 GHz
Graphics max frequency 1.1 GHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® InTru™ 3D technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 32 GB
Processor graphics Intel® Iris® Graphics 550

Graphics interfaces

Number of displays supported 3
Wireless Display (WiDi) support

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2304@24Hz
Max resolution over VGA N / A
Max resolution over WiDi 1080p

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5


Configurable TDP-down 23 W
Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Package Size 42x24x1.3
Sockets supported FCBGA1356
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 28 Watt


Max number of PCIe lanes 12
PCI Express revision 3.0
PCIe configurations 1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 and 4x1

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® My WiFi technology
Intel® Smart Response technology
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Thermal Monitoring


AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)