Average Bench: 15.3% (894th of 1184)

Based on 4,233 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF0001067A Model: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5500 @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 8%Average: 15.3% Great: 18%
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

Terrible average bench

The Intel Pentium E5500 averaged 84.6% 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 45Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 84.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium E5500 is just 10.2%. 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 89.4Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 88.1Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,233 samples)
Min Avg Max
21.4 1-Core 45 51
40 2-Core 84.7 101
30.8% 64.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
42.4 4-Core 86.5 101
44.8 8-Core 88.1 101
11.9% 87.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
44.7 64-Core 89.4 101
6% 89.4 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 63.8
2-Core 127
45% 95.3 Pts
4-Core 127
8-Core 126
17% 127 Pts
64-Core 128
9% 128 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 48.9
2-Core 99.5
35% 74.2 Pts
4-Core 99.5
8-Core 101
14% 100 Pts
64-Core 101
7% 101 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 48.8
2-Core 95.9
34% 72.3 Pts
4-Core 96.3
8-Core 97.7
13% 97 Pts
64-Core 98.4
7% 98.4 Pts
Socket775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 46.8
2-Core 90.1
32% 68.4 Pts
4-Core 98.1
8-Core 97.1
13% 97.6 Pts
64-Core 99
7% 99 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 49.9
2-Core 84.3
32% 67.1 Pts
4-Core 97.4
8-Core 96.6
13% 97 Pts
64-Core 84.2
6% 84.2 Pts
LGA775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz
1-Core 46.9
2-Core 89.2
32% 68.1 Pts
4-Core 84.5
8-Core 94.1
12% 89.3 Pts
64-Core 93.9
6% 93.9 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 9.3
2-Core 15.1
6% 12.2 Pts
4-Core 26.3
8-Core 13.8
3% 20 Pts
64-Core 2.8
0% 2.8 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,111,888 CPUs tested.

Typical Pentium E5500 Builds (Compare 658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: HP 500B Microtower

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 21% - Poor Total price: $57

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