Intel Core m7-6Y75 “Skylake” Top-Tier Power Efficient CPU

The Intel Core m7-6Y75 is the fastest processor in the power-efficient Core M “Skylake” chip family, oftentimes used in ultra-thin and fanless laptops and 2-in-1 PCs. Just like its lower-end m3-6Y30 and m5-6Y54 brothers, the m7-6Y75 features two cores and a power consumption of only 4.5 Watts, down from 15 Watts of the mainstream Core i series. The m7 has a higher clock speed as the main specs advantage over the m3 and m5.

Intel Core m7-6Y75 “Skylake” Benchmark
Intel Core M7-6Y75 CPU Benchmark

Benchmark results show only marginal difference between it and its m5 sibling. On the other hand, the Core m series CPUs don’t lag greatly behind their Core i counterparts, despite a huge difference in power consumption.

For the average user, it’s worth noting that the m7, just like the m3 and m5, can perfectly handle the daily computing chores. So, web surfing, work in popular productivity apps like Word and Excel, multimedia playback, and similarly light tasks can be done without a hiccup. The processor has some basic gaming potential, too, thanks to its Intel HD 515 integrated graphics. If you’re, however, into demanding tasks like video and photography editing and do them on daily basis, a Core i5 or i7, and preferably their quad-core versions, are the way to go. But, these consume much more power, require larger and noisier cooling solutions, and can’t be put in extremely thin machines.

If you want to see how the m7-6Y75 performs in the real life, you can check out the video below, showing its comparison against a 4-year old Intel Core i5 processor.


For a list of devices with the m7-6Y75, you can visit this page.

Specifications of the Intel Core M7-6Y75

Here's the specs sheet of the Intel Core M7-6Y75:

Processor Name

Intel Core M7-6Y75

CPU Family

Intel Core M "Skylake"

Number of Cores

Dual-core / 2 threads per core

CPU Clock Speed


Cache Size


Memory Support

DDR3 1600MHz
DDR3 1866MHz

Integrated Graphics

Intel HD 515

Power Consumption


Production Technology


Typical Use

Thin-and-Light Laptops & 2-in-1 PCs


Intel HyperThreading
Intel QuickSync
Intel TurboBoost
VT-d Virtualization
VT-x Virtualization

User Benchmark Average CPU Score



Written by on February 22, 2016

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