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Supported instruction sets
SSE4.2,AVX 2.0,SSE4.1
Supported processor frequency (max)
3300 GHz
Tcase
71 °C
Processor family
6th gen Intel® Core™ i5
Graphics output
eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)
950 MHz
Stepping
R0
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Y
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version
1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
N
Maximum resolution & refresh rate (VGA)
N/A
System bus rate
8 GT/s
Box
Y
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Y
Memory clock speeds supported by processor
2133,1333,1600,1866 MHz
Embedded options available
N
Video decoding
Y
Product type
4
Maximum internal memory
65536 MB
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel)
60 Hz
On-board graphics adapter 4K support
Y
Bus type
DMI3
Intel® Smart Cache
Y
Intel TSX-NI version
0.00
Intel 64
Y
OpenGL support
4.4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)
34.1 GB/s
Processor model
i5-6400
Graphics & IMC lithography
14 nm
On-board graphics adapter
Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
N
Bus type units
GT/s
Status
Launched
CPU configuration (max)
1
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version
4.4
Processor code
SR2BY
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Y
Maximum graphics adapter memory
1740 MB
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Y
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory
64 GB
Processor operating modes
64-bit
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Y
Execute Disable Bit
Y
Intel® vPro™ Technology
N
Maximum resolution & refresh rate (DisplayPort)
4096x2304@60Hz
Born on date
Q3'15
Processor frequency
2.7 GHz
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI)
4096 x 2304 pixels
Memory channels supported by processor
Dual
Intel® OS Guard
Y
L2 cache
6144 KB
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
N
On-board graphics adapter base frequency
350 MHz
Processor cache type
Smart Cache
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Y
PCI Express slots version
3.0
Intel Secure Key Technology version
1.00
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Y
Maximum resolution & refresh rate (Integrated Flat Panel)
4096x2304@60Hz
Product name
Intel Core i5-6400 (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Processor lithography
14 nm
Idle States
Y
Memory types supported by processor
DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Scalability
1S
Cache memory
6 MB
Processor cache
6 MB
6144 KB
Processor socket
LGA 1151 (Socket H4)
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (DisplayPort)
60 Hz
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics)
3
Processor boost frequency
3.3 GHz
Intel® Insider™
Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version
0.00
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Y
Number of graphics cores
2
Processor series
Intel Core i5-6400 Desktop series
Cooler included
Y
PCI Express configurations
1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4
ECC supported by processor
N
Market segment
DT
Bus bandwidth
8
Processor package size
37.5 mm
On-board graphics adapter model
Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (HDMI)
24 Hz
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version
12
Processor codename
Skylake
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Y
Video compression formats
Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Y
Maximum memory
64 GB
Memory voltage supported by processor
1.35 V
Processor threads
4
Thermal solution specification
PCG 2015C
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 W
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
2.0
Graphics max dynamic frequency
950 MHz
Product family
6th Generation Intel Core i5 Processors
Component for
PC
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort)
4096 x 2304 pixels
Processor ARK ID
88185
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
N
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
VT-x,VT-d
Conflict Free processor
Y
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported
DVI,DisplayPort,Embedded DisplayPort (eDP),HDMI
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes
16
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Y
Maximum resolution & refresh rate (HDMI)
4096x2304@24Hz
Launch date
2015-09-01T00:00:00
Processor cores
4
On-board graphics adapter ID
1912
Maximum internal memory supported by processor
64 GB
Intel Clear Video Technology
Y
New product
No reviews
Processor
Processor family 6th gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor frequency 2.7 GHz
Processor cores 4
Processor socket LGA 1151 (Socket H4)
Component for PC
Processor lithography 14 nm
Box Y
Cooler included Y
Processor model i5-6400
Processor threads 4
System bus rate 8 GT/s
Processor operating modes 64-bit
Processor series Intel Core i5-6400 Desktop series
Processor cache 6 MB
Processor cache type Smart Cache
Stepping R0
Processor boost frequency 3.3 GHz
Bus type DMI3
Processor codename Skylake
Processor code SR2BY
Processor ARK ID 88185
Memory
Memory channels supported by processor Dual
Maximum internal memory supported by processor 64 GB
Memory types supported by processor DDR3L-SDRAM,DDR4-SDRAM
Memory clock speeds supported by processor 2133,1333,1600,1866 MHz
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) 34.1 GB/s
ECC supported by processor N
Memory voltage supported by processor 1.35 V
Weight & dimensions
Processor package size 37.5 mm
Power
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 W
Operational conditions
Tcase 71 °C
Technical details
Processor cache 6144 KB
Product type 4
Video compression formats Y
Maximum graphics adapter memory 1740 MB
Born on date Q3'15
Bus bandwidth 8
Bus type units GT/s
Graphics max dynamic frequency 950 MHz
Launch date 2015-09-01T00:00:00
Maximum resolution & refresh rate (DisplayPort) 4096x2304@60Hz
Maximum resolution & refresh rate (HDMI) 4096x2304@24Hz
Maximum resolution & refresh rate (Integrated Flat Panel) 4096x2304@60Hz
Maximum resolution & refresh rate (VGA) N/A
Number of graphics cores 2
OpenGL support 4.4
Product name Intel Core i5-6400 (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Status Launched
Maximum memory 64 GB
Product family 6th Generation Intel Core i5 Processors
Other features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT) VT-x,VT-d
L2 cache 6144 KB
Supported processor frequency (max) 3300 GHz
Maximum internal memory 65536 MB
Cache memory 6 MB
Video decoding Y
Graphics output eDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
Graphics
On-board graphics adapter Y
On-board graphics adapter model Intel® HD Graphics 530
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory 64 GB
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported DVI,DisplayPort,Embedded DisplayPort (eDP),HDMI
On-board graphics adapter base frequency 350 MHz
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) 950 MHz
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics) 3
On-board graphics adapter 4K support Y
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version 12
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version 4.4
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort) 4096 x 2304 pixels
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI) 4096 x 2304 pixels
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (DisplayPort) 60 Hz
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel) 60 Hz
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (HDMI) 24 Hz
On-board graphics adapter ID 1912
Processor special features
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) N
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi) Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD) Y
Intel® Insider™ Y
Intel® Smart Cache Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI) Y
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology Y
Intel Trusted Execution Technology N
Intel Enhanced Halt State Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID) Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT) Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) N
Intel® OS Guard Y
Intel Clear Video Technology Y
Intel 64 Y
Intel Secure Key Technology version 1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version 1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version 0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) Y
Intel TSX-NI version 0.00
Conflict Free processor Y
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready N
Features
Execute Disable Bit Y
Idle States Y
Thermal Monitoring Technologies Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes 16
PCI Express slots version 3.0
PCI Express configurations 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4
Supported instruction sets SSE4.2,AVX 2.0,SSE4.1
Scalability 1S
CPU configuration (max) 1
Embedded options available N
Graphics & IMC lithography 14 nm
Thermal solution specification PCG 2015C
Market segment DT
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