Average Bench: 113% (41st of 1459)

Based on 3,785 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000B06F2 Model: 13th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-13500

The Intel Core i5-13500 offers an interesting mix of performance and value that will likely capture the attention of savvy PC builders providing its MSRP of $235 USD holds true. The 13500 features the same 6 P-cores and 8 E-cores as the i5-13600K, which currently retails for $320 USD. However, it has a lower boost clock frequency (4.8 GHz versus 5.1 GHz) and less cache (35.5 MB versus 44 MB) which translates to a 10% performance disadvantage against the 13600K. Nevertheless, paired with a B660 motherboard and inexpensive DDR4, the 20 thread i5-13500, is a very capable mid-range processor for both gaming and multi-threaded tasks. Compared to AMD’s similarly priced, hex-core Ryzen 5 7600 and 7600X, the 13500 offers better gaming and 50% faster multi-core performance which is particularly beneficial to workstation and professional users. Intel has completely priced AMD's 7000 series CPUs out of the rational market. Despite this, as long as Intel continues to sample and sponsor marketers that are mostly funded by AMD, they will struggle to win market share. [Jan '23 CPUPro]

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i5-13500 averaged 12.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-13500 near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Quad Core Speed 750Pts
Avg. Multi Core Speed 2,151Pts

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-13500 is just 8.32%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-13500 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Memory Latency 84.9Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 1,283Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 3,785 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.1 Memory 84.9 91.9
187 1-Core 195 201
372 2-Core 386 395
116% 222 Pts
Min Avg Max
737 4-Core 750 759
1,213 8-Core 1,283 1,348
123% 1,016 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,932 64-Core 2,151 2,238
133% 2,151 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.9
1-Core 189
2-Core 377
115% 218 Pts
4-Core 757
8-Core 1,202
120% 980 Pts
64-Core 1,760
109% 1,760 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.6
1-Core 198
2-Core 392
115% 223 Pts
4-Core 761
8-Core 1,333
126% 1,047 Pts
64-Core 2,262
140% 2,262 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.4
1-Core 183
2-Core 364
107% 206 Pts
4-Core 696
8-Core 1,202
115% 949 Pts
64-Core 2,020
125% 2,020 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.7
1-Core 190
2-Core 364
107% 207 Pts
4-Core 705
8-Core 1,257
118% 981 Pts
64-Core 2,123
131% 2,123 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.9
1-Core 188
2-Core 367
108% 208 Pts
4-Core 680
8-Core 1,192
113% 936 Pts
64-Core 850
53% 850 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 68,280,878 CPUs tested


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Gaming 115%
Desktop 113%
Workstation 122%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B760M DS3H DDR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $500

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