Average Bench: 94.3% (20th of 1244)

Based on 14 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000A0650, BFEBFBFF000A0653 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-10500 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 91%Average: 94.3% Great: 97%
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i5-10500 averaged just 5.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-10500 near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 134Pts
Avg. Memory Latency 94.3Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-10500 is just 6.19%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-10500 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,053Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 836Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 14 samples)
Min Avg Max
89.3 Memory 94.3 97.4
128 1-Core 134 138
242 2-Core 264 275
93.9% 164 Pts
Min Avg Max
455 4-Core 507 539
781 8-Core 836 871
85.1% 672 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,023 64-Core 1,053 1,072
70.7% 1,053 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.4
1-Core 136
2-Core 274
95% 168 Pts
4-Core 539
8-Core 863
89% 701 Pts
64-Core 1,062
71% 1,062 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.1
1-Core 136
2-Core 265
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 518
8-Core 840
86% 679 Pts
64-Core 1,058
71% 1,058 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.4
1-Core 138
2-Core 273
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 527
8-Core 860
88% 693 Pts
64-Core 1,058
71% 1,058 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.6
1-Core 132
2-Core 254
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 813
82% 652 Pts
64-Core 1,050
70% 1,050 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,085,076 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-10500 Builds (Compare 16 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 107%
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z490M GAMING X

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,060

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