Average Bench: 43.4% (355th of 980)

Based on 19,286 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000306D4, 1FABFBFF000306D4, 0000000000000000, 1F8BFBFF000306D4 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5500U CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 21%Average: 43.4% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-5500U averaged 56.5% 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 82.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 77.9Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-5500U is 30.2%. 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 204Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 218Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,286 samples)
Min Avg Max
22.5 SC Int 73.5 87.9
25.3 SC Float 82.1 97.4
24.3 SC Mixed 77.9 92.6
62.3% 77.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
72.1 QC Int 181 216
98.2 QC Float 210 250
96.9 QC Mixed 196 234
44.3% 196 Pts
Min Avg Max
102 MC Int 189 218
128 MC Float 218 251
132 MC Mixed 204 236
30.4% 203 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 87.6
SC Float 98.3
SC Mixed 92.4
74% 92.8 Pts
QC Int 214
QC Float 251
QC Mixed 227
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 214
MC Float 249
MC Mixed 236
35% 233 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
SC Int 85.3
SC Float 96.9
SC Mixed 90.6
73% 90.9 Pts
QC Int 184
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 232
47% 209 Pts
MC Int 207
MC Float 214
MC Mixed 214
32% 211 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.8
SC Float 97.6
SC Mixed 90.7
73% 91.4 Pts
QC Int 200
QC Float 235
QC Mixed 213
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 202
MC Float 230
MC Mixed 217
32% 216 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.8
SC Float 85.2
SC Mixed 85.1
67% 83.4 Pts
QC Int 174
QC Float 200
QC Mixed 185
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 200
MC Float 233
MC Mixed 214
32% 216 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80.7
SC Float 87.7
SC Mixed 85.5
68% 84.6 Pts
QC Int 103
QC Float 119
QC Mixed 176
30% 133 Pts
MC Int 146
MC Float 180
MC Mixed 178
25% 168 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 46.2
SC Float 63.8
SC Mixed 72
48% 60.7 Pts
QC Int 198
QC Float 191
QC Mixed 196
44% 195 Pts
MC Int 175
MC Float 231
MC Mixed 209
31% 205 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.8
SC Float 65.3
SC Mixed 70.9
54% 68 Pts
QC Int 139
QC Float 171
QC Mixed 184
37% 165 Pts
MC Int 168
MC Float 219
MC Mixed 214
30% 200 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 22.5
SC Float 24.9
SC Mixed 23.7
19% 23.7 Pts
QC Int 76.1
QC Float 116
QC Mixed 154
26% 115 Pts
MC Int 205
MC Float 235
MC Mixed 219
33% 220 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,944,824 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-5500U Builds (Compare 1,479 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

 Comments

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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

4 months ago.

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


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