Average Bench: 76.8% (86th of 1143)

Based on 46,098 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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Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-7500 averaged 23.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-7500 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 423Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 395Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-7500 is 23%. 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 405Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 434Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 46,098 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.7 SC Int 103 112
91.9 SC Float 112 121
92.3 SC Mixed 108 117
86.1% 108 Pts
Min Avg Max
267 QC Int 373 428
317 QC Float 423 465
293 QC Mixed 395 443
89.9% 397 Pts
Min Avg Max
312 MC Int 384 429
364 MC Float 434 466
331 MC Mixed 405 445
60.9% 408 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 111
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 458
QC Mixed 440
100% 442 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 449
MC Mixed 437
65% 436 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 111
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 432
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 406
MC Float 452
MC Mixed 398
63% 419 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 113
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 115
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 426
97% 429 Pts
MC Int 416
MC Float 457
MC Mixed 435
65% 436 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 106
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 108
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 407
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 441
MC Mixed 407
61% 410 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,874,999 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $210 @ launch in Jan '17
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Typical Core i5-7500 Builds (Compare 8,530 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $65

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $560

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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 2 years ago.

Poor (edit your comment) Add link

13 hrs ago.

Its just simply not powerful enough.


Excellent

1 month 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! :)


Good

21 days ago.

its gud


Excellent

30 days ago.

Because i have it and i know this choise will be beter


Excellent

4 days ago.

Faster, Low-power, Inexpensive.


Excellent

30 days ago.

For this money, it's not interesting.


Excellent

5 days 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


Terrible

6 months ago.

Its just better, for only 700 SEK more


Good

28 days ago.

Idk its a good cpu i like it a lot


Good

2 years ago.


Excellent

11 months ago.

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


Excellent

14 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.


Terrible

14 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Average

15 months ago.

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


Terrible

16 months ago.

it low for 4k


Very good

21 months ago.

Quiet better than my FX-8350 ^^


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