Average Bench: 74.5% (264th of 1369)

Based on 158,961 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000906E9, , 1FABFBFF000906E9, 0FABFBFF000906E9, BFEBFBFF000506E3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7500 CPU @ 3.40GHz

The Core i5-7500 is not due for release until January 2017 but one of our users has submitted benchmarks for it already. We only have one sample so these benchmark results are obviously preliminary. Comparing the 7500 and 6500 shows that average effective speed is up by an impressive 15%. Although price details are not yet available the i5-7500 is likely to cost around $210 which would be in line with the prices for previous generations of this i5. We will revisit this summary when we have more samples. [Oct '16 CPUPro]

Poor: 58%Average: 74.5% Great: 83%
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-7500 averaged 25.5% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 82.4Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 108Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7500 is 24.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-7500 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 394Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 392Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 158,961 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.4 Memory 82.4 92.3
85.7 1-Core 108 117
176 2-Core 213 230
76.1% 135 Pts
Min Avg Max
255 4-Core 384 449
289 8-Core 392 450
51.7% 388 Pts
Min Avg Max
291 64-Core 394 448
24.4% 394 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.4
1-Core 109
2-Core 217
80% 139 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 378
48% 362 Pts
64-Core 378
23% 378 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 93.2
2-Core 186
70% 121 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 363
44% 335 Pts
64-Core 350
22% 350 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.6
1-Core 105
2-Core 211
76% 134 Pts
4-Core 293
8-Core 290
39% 292 Pts
64-Core 289
18% 289 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.7
1-Core 84.3
2-Core 145
58% 99.1 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 264
34% 256 Pts
64-Core 314
19% 314 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,941,179 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $210 @ launch in Jan '17
AmazonUS $17021 mins
BHPhotoUS $2003 years
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Typical Core i5-7500 Builds (Compare 2,232 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3050

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $170

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-7500 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi5-7500
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$192.00 - $202.00
Clock Speed3.40 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.80 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

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
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i5 processor...

Added 6 years ago.

Poor

2 months ago.

its really cold on a stock cooler I always have around 60 degrees even under the high stress


Poor

14 months ago.

render issues most of times 100%


Terrible

16 months ago.

For this money, it's not interesting.


Good

8 months ago.

lo tengo hace más de un año no pasa de 58 grados con disipador de stock, buen rendimiento para juegos, no perdi mi dinero en ese entonces: 3


Excellent

19 months ago.

Idk its a good cpu i like it a lot


Good

6 years ago.


Good

19 days ago.

I've seen i5's like this they are kind of good for gaming, not cutting edge technolodgy but good


Excellent

1 month ago.

i have this cpu i use it for gaming mostly and tbh that is where it excels. i use the stock cooler and not so good thermal paste (will upgrade to a liquid aio) and even with the most cpu intensive operations it never heats up above 75c it has never throttled in me even after 30 min of stress test using intel extreme tuning utility. i play arma 3 with plenty of mods but manage an average of 45 fps, highs of 90 dips to 30 sometimes. ultra settings 1080p for non cpu intensive games it is a breeze.


Excellent

4 years ago.

I have that cpu it's great. It can run GTA 5, Bettlefield 1, FIFA with 60+ fps


Terrible

5 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

5 years ago.

it low for 4k


Very good

5 years ago.

Quiet better than my FX-8350 ^^


Good

3 years ago.

my current cpu today pair with a rx570 8g, run pretty much every game i want on ultra setting 60fps


Poor

2 years ago.

obviously i bought a budget cpu, just didnt realise how bad it would be in just a just two years time, runs at 100% when playing games, never over heats though


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