ProductCore m5-6Y54Core i5-4590
Brand Intel Intel
Street Price (Approx) ~ $281
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# CPU Cores 24
Frequency (GHz) 1.1 GHz3.3 GHz
Cache (MB) 46
TDP (Watts) 4.5 W84 W
Product Segment MobileDesktop
Status ReleasedReleased
Announced On 2015-06-012014-03-01
TechnicalsCore m5-6Y54Core i5-4590
Dimensions (2D) 20x20 mm37.5x37.5 mm
Conflict Free? 11
# CPU Cores 24
Threads/Core 44
Frequency (GHz) 1.1 GHz3.3 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz) 2.7 GHz3.7 GHz
Cache (MB) 46
Instructions Width (bits) 6464
Instructions Extensions SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0SSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography Process (nm) 14 nm22 nm
TDP Up (W) 7
TDP (Watts) 4.5 W84 W
TDP Down (W) 3.5
Max RAM 16 GB32 GB
RAM Types LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600DDR3-1333/1600, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.5V
# Memory Channels 22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec) 29.8GB/s25.6GB/s
Max CPU Temp. 100
Max CPU / Package 11
PCI-E Version 33
PCI-E Configurations 1x4, 2x2, 1x2+2x1 , 4x1Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI-E Max Lanes # 1016
Compatible Sockets FCBGA1515FCLGA1150
Intel Turbo Boost Version 22
Intel V-Pro NoYes
Intel Hyper-Thread YesNo
Intel Virtualization (VTX) YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD) YesYes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT) YesYes
Intel TSX Sync. Extensions NoNo
Intel 64 YesYes
Intel MyWiFi YesYes
Idle States YesYes
Thermal MonitoringTech. YesYes
Flex Memory Yes
Intel ID Protect Yes
Intel SIPP NoYes
Intel SMB Advantage YesYes
Smart Response Technology Yes
Intel AES New Instructions YesYes
Intel Secure Key YesYes
Intel OS Guard YesYes
Trusted Execution NoYes
Execution Disable YesYes


Intel Core m5-6Y54 vs. Intel Core i5-4590 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

Geekbench 4 Multi, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single, Higher is better

Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec), Higher is better


Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Geekbench 4 Multi / Price, Higher is better