Average Bench: 36.6% (1132nd of 1426)

Based on 7,497 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5500 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 24%Average: 36.6% Great: 43%
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 24%

Poor average bench

The Intel Pentium E5500 averaged 63.4% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 60.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 39Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium E5500 is just 18.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium E5500 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 75.3Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 75.3Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 7,497 samples)
Min Avg Max
41 Memory 60.7 71.4
18.9 1-Core 39 44.8
33.2 2-Core 72.8 89.1
37.3% 57.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
37.9 4-Core 74.7 89
39.4 8-Core 75.3 88.8
10% 75 Pts
Min Avg Max
37.6 64-Core 75.3 88.9
4.7% 75.3 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.2
1-Core 59.4
2-Core 79.2
45% 68.9 Pts
4-Core 83.9
8-Core 79.7
11% 81.8 Pts
64-Core 89.5
6% 89.5 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 64.1
1-Core 38.8
2-Core 51.5
36% 51.5 Pts
4-Core 54.6
8-Core 56.5
7% 55.5 Pts
64-Core 54.6
3% 54.6 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.35 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 61
1-Core 50.5
2-Core 63.1
39% 58.2 Pts
4-Core 71.7
8-Core 71.6
10% 71.6 Pts
64-Core 69.8
4% 69.8 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 47.4
1-Core 34.6
2-Core 51.5
30% 44.5 Pts
4-Core 50.3
8-Core 51.7
7% 51 Pts
64-Core 52.1
3% 52.1 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 66,148,277 CPUs tested

Typical Pentium E5500 Builds (Compare 477 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-G31M-ES2L

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $27

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3 years 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!


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.


22 months ago.

Good for basic computing tasks, media play and much more.


3 years ago.

It's awful, but better than Celeron.

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