Eight new Skylake and Broadwell CPUs from Intel hit the market

Posted on Monday, Dec 28 2015 @ 18:33 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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Intel has added eight new processors to its lineup, it's a mix of two desktop processors and six mobile processors, some based on the Skylake architecture while others are based on Broadwell. The two desktop processors have a "P" suffix, which indicates these models lack integrated graphics, and the new mobile Core i5/i7 parts have a "DU" suffix. The meaning of the "DU" suffix is unknown.
Mobile Core i5-5200DU, i5-6198DU, Core i7-5500DU and i7-6498DU CPUs have the same number of cores, operating frequency and the size of L3 cache as Core i5-5200U, i5-6200U, i7-5500U and i7-6500U respectively. The official prices of "DU" and "U" processors are identical: $281 for mobile Core i5s and $393 for mobile Core i7s. At this time, we do not have information on what feature is associated with the letter "D" in the model number. For specifications of mobile processor please see further below.
Model Cores / Threads Frequency Cache Price
Celeron 3855U 2 / 2 1.60 GHz 2MB $107
Celeron 3955U 2 / 2 2.00 GHz 2MB $107
Core i3-6098P 2 / 4 3.60 GHz 3MB $117
Core i5-6402P 4 / 4 2.80 GHz 6MB $182
Core i5-5200DU 2 / 4 2.20 GHz 3MB $281
Core i5-6198DU 2 / 4 2.30 GHz 3MB $281
Core i7-5500DU 2 / 4 2.40 GHz 4MB $393
Core i7-6498DU 2 / 4 2.50 GHz 4MB $393


Source: CPU World


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