Average Bench: 37.5% (1049th of 1316)

Based on 6,314 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5500 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 24%Average: 37.5% Great: 44%
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft

Poor average bench

The Intel Pentium E5500 averaged 62.5% 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 60.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 44.4Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium E5500 is just 19.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium E5500 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 85.5Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 85.7Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,314 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.4 Memory 60.8 71.5
20.9 1-Core 44.4 51
37.2 2-Core 83 102
40.5% 62.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
40.7 4-Core 84.6 102
42.2 8-Core 85.7 102
11.6% 85.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
41.4 64-Core 85.5 102
5.7% 85.5 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 4.65 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.4
1-Core 65.8
2-Core 129
56% 90.4 Pts
4-Core 131
8-Core 125
18% 128 Pts
64-Core 127
9% 127 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 68.8
1-Core 50.3
2-Core 94
46% 71 Pts
4-Core 98.6
8-Core 97.7
13% 98.1 Pts
64-Core 98.7
7% 98.7 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.6
1-Core 34.5
2-Core 79.5
41% 61.5 Pts
4-Core 79.8
8-Core 68.6
10% 74.2 Pts
64-Core 61.2
4% 61.2 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 64.4
1-Core 48.6
2-Core 89.5
43% 67.5 Pts
4-Core 97.9
8-Core 92.8
13% 95.4 Pts
64-Core 92.7
6% 92.7 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 66.7
1-Core 48.5
2-Core 92.3
44% 69.2 Pts
4-Core 81.8
8-Core 95.8
12% 88.8 Pts
64-Core 87.2
6% 87.2 Pts
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 63.8
1-Core 50.3
2-Core 99.7
45% 71.3 Pts
4-Core 99.5
8-Core 99.5
14% 99.5 Pts
64-Core 100
7% 100 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
Memory 63.5
1-Core 54
2-Core 52.8
40% 56.8 Pts
4-Core 80.2
8-Core 94.4
12% 87.3 Pts
64-Core 90
6% 90 Pts
XU1 PROCESSOR, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 50.6
1-Core 48.1
2-Core 41.1
33% 46.6 Pts
4-Core 87.6
8-Core 72.1
11% 79.8 Pts
64-Core 79
5% 79 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,091,936 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium E5500 Builds (Compare 448 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 1%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 19%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 1%
Tree trunk

System: HP 500B Microtower

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 15% - Very poor Total price: $38

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4 months ago.

More than enough for all round use. Some games (GT racing). 8G, SSD swap file, GT8500 Video, Win 10, heavy and varied use.


Excellent

8 months ago.

I have overclocked my Pentium E5500 from 2.8GHz to 3.5GHz. Then I did a CPU-Z benchmark and it got higher score than normal Pentium G2030. I really love this CPU and it is the best overclockable cpu!


Poor

1 month ago.

I have two computers and despite being a dual core, in practical tests it fared much better than the J2900 equipped on the other machine, including the CPU-Z.


Average

9 months ago.

It's awful, but better than Celeron.


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