Average Bench: 62.2% (143rd of 1183)

Based on 67,754 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]

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Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-7500 averaged 37.8% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 107Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 209Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7500 is 25%. 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 Mixed Speed 398Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 394Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 67,754 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.6 1-Core 107 117
159 2-Core 209 229
74.7% 158 Pts
Min Avg Max
262 4-Core 386 437
297 8-Core 394 437
53.1% 390 Pts
Min Avg Max
309 64-Core 398 442
26.7% 398 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 116
2-Core 226
81% 171 Pts
4-Core 436
8-Core 434
60% 435 Pts
64-Core 436
29% 436 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 112
2-Core 221
78% 166 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 425
57% 420 Pts
64-Core 424
28% 424 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 113
2-Core 225
80% 169 Pts
4-Core 421
8-Core 409
57% 415 Pts
64-Core 387
26% 387 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 111
2-Core 220
78% 165 Pts
4-Core 379
8-Core 394
52% 386 Pts
64-Core 406
27% 406 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,902,842 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $210 @ launch in Jan '17
BHPhotoUS $2001 month
AmazonUS $20213 mins
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Typical Core i5-7500 Builds (Compare 12,644 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $525

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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical gamers and desktop users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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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 3 years ago.

Good

22 days ago.

I love this processor, it can run all the games i played and it is a very cheap price for a really good cpu. i can only recommend it! :)


Poor

2 days ago.

Some times it’s slow


Poor

1 month ago.

Faster, Low-power, Inexpensive.


Terrible

13 days ago.

render issues most of times 100%


Good

17 days ago.

For this money, it's not interesting.


Terrible

3 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


Poor

22 days ago.

Its just better, for only 700 SEK more


Good

11 months ago.

Idk its a good cpu i like it a lot


Good

3 years ago.


Excellent

22 months ago.

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


Good

5 months 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.


Average

2 years ago.

While not the worst CPU for value out there, it's not quite the best either.


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

2 years ago.

it low for 4k


Very good

2 years ago.

Quiet better than my FX-8350 ^^


Good

1 month ago.

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


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