Average Bench: 43% (348th of 970)

Based on 15,731 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306D4, 1FABFBFF000306D4, 0000000000000000, 1F8BFBFF000306D4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5500U CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 21%Average: 43% Great: 52%
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-5500U averaged 56.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 81.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 77.7Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-5500U is 30.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-5500U performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 201Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 215Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,731 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.5 SC Int 73.4 88.4
25.8 SC Float 81.4 97.4
24.5 SC Mixed 77.7 92.5
62% 77.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
75.4 QC Int 181 218
89.3 QC Float 207 249
78.5 QC Mixed 193 235
43.9% 194 Pts
Min Avg Max
109 MC Int 188 218
113 MC Float 215 250
109 MC Mixed 201 236
30.1% 201 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85
SC Float 94.6
SC Mixed 89.9
72% 89.8 Pts
QC Int 215
QC Float 246
QC Mixed 232
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 198
MC Float 238
MC Mixed 217
33% 218 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 86.3
SC Float 95
SC Mixed 89.7
72% 90.3 Pts
QC Int 215
QC Float 39.4
QC Mixed 228
37% 161 Pts
MC Int 209
MC Float 160
MC Mixed 218
30% 196 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.2
SC Float 95.6
SC Mixed 92
73% 91.6 Pts
QC Int 213
QC Float 246
QC Mixed 222
51% 227 Pts
MC Int 204
MC Float 242
MC Mixed 229
34% 225 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.7
SC Float 89.8
SC Mixed 65.4
61% 76.6 Pts
QC Int 138
QC Float 239
QC Mixed 223
45% 200 Pts
MC Int 210
MC Float 241
MC Mixed 231
34% 227 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 21
SC Float 70.2
SC Mixed 77.7
45% 56.3 Pts
QC Int 192
QC Float 203
QC Mixed 193
44% 196 Pts
MC Int 179
MC Float 194
MC Mixed 190
28% 188 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 58.8
SC Float 81.7
SC Mixed 60.9
54% 67.1 Pts
QC Int 167
QC Float 200
QC Mixed 216
44% 194 Pts
MC Int 194
MC Float 233
MC Mixed 196
31% 208 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.2
SC Float 77.9
SC Mixed 63.9
58% 73 Pts
QC Int 150
QC Float 185
QC Mixed 168
38% 168 Pts
MC Int 174
MC Float 200
MC Mixed 177
28% 184 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 43.5
SC Float 89.1
SC Mixed 22.9
41% 51.8 Pts
QC Int 79.2
QC Float 122
QC Mixed 165
28% 122 Pts
MC Int 194
MC Float 221
MC Mixed 210
31% 208 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,064,903 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-5500U Builds (Compare 1,944 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

System: Dell Inspiron 5558

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $88

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-5500U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameBroadwell
Launch DateQ1'15
Processor Numberi7-5500U
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$393.00
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP15 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 5500
Graphics Base Frequency300 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency950 MHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory16 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations4x1, 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes12

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
Small Business AdvantageYes
Smart Response TechYes

Package

Package Size40mm x 24mm x 1.3mm
Graphics and IMC Lithography14nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1168

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

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1 month ago.

It's a great processor for gaming as long as your computer has a good dedicated GPU. Very energy efficient.


Excellent

2 months ago.

tbh its actually amazing. However my AMD GPU does create a bottleneck with my 5500U


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