Intel® Core™ i3-6006U Processor

Intel® Core™ i3-6006U Processor

Intel® Core™ i3-6006U Processor

The Intel® Core™ i3-6006U is a dual-core, low-power processor designed for mobile computing devices, such as laptops and ultrabooks. Here are some key specifications and features of the Intel Core i3-6006U:

  1. Architecture: The i3-6006U is based on the Skylake microarchitecture, which is part of Intel's 6th generation Core processor family.

  2. Cores and Threads: It features two cores, allowing for basic multitasking, and supports two simultaneous threads with Hyper-Threading technology.

  3. Clock Speed: The processor operates at a base clock speed of 2.00 GHz. It does not support Turbo Boost technology, which allows processors to dynamically increase their clock speed under certain conditions.

  4. Cache: It has a 3MB SmartCache, which is shared between the two cores, providing quicker access to frequently used data.

  5. Graphics: The i3-6006U integrates Intel HD Graphics 520, capable of handling basic graphics tasks. It supports DirectX 12 and OpenGL 4.4.

  6. Memory Support: The processor supports DDR4 and LPDDR3 memory types with a maximum memory size of 32 GB.

  7. TDP (Thermal Design Power): The TDP of the i3-6006U is 15 watts, making it suitable for thin and light laptops with a focus on power efficiency.

  8. Technology Features: It includes Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) for better virtualization performance and Intel Quick Sync Video for accelerated video encoding and decoding.

The i3-6006U is generally found in entry-level and mid-range laptops, providing a balance of performance and power efficiency for everyday computing tasks. It may not be suitable for resource-intensive applications or gaming, but it is well-suited for typical office productivity, web browsing, and multimedia consumption.