Average Bench: 69.1% (348th of 1369)

Based on 971 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Gold G5500 CPU @ 3.80GHz
Poor: 55%Average: 69.1% Great: 75%
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Pentium Gold G5500 averaged 30.8% 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. Memory Latency 86.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 112Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium Gold G5500 is just 19.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Pentium Gold G5500 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 307Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 306Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 971 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.7 Memory 86.3 94.2
83.5 1-Core 112 121
145 2-Core 196 228
76.3% 131 Pts
Min Avg Max
209 4-Core 301 336
233 8-Core 306 336
40.5% 304 Pts
Min Avg Max
233 64-Core 307 337
19% 307 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.7
1-Core 89.5
2-Core 168
69% 116 Pts
4-Core 282
8-Core 257
37% 269 Pts
64-Core 282
18% 282 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 109
2-Core 186
74% 127 Pts
4-Core 279
8-Core 284
38% 282 Pts
64-Core 285
18% 285 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 111
2-Core 182
74% 125 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 267
34% 256 Pts
64-Core 271
17% 271 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.7
1-Core 105
2-Core 179
73% 123 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 223
31% 231 Pts
64-Core 268
17% 268 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.1
1-Core 85.3
2-Core 134
61% 99.4 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 235
29% 222 Pts
64-Core 275
17% 275 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 22.9
1-Core 54.7
2-Core 109
32% 62.3 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 168
24% 174 Pts
64-Core 202
12% 202 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 4.02
1-Core 69.9
2-Core 116
30% 63.5 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 166
22% 168 Pts
64-Core 183
11% 183 Pts
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Typical Pentium Gold G5500 Builds (Compare 272 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: HP 290 G2 MT Business PC

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Pentium® Gold G5500 Processor (4M Cache, 3.80 GHz)
Code NameCoffee Lake
Launch DateQ2'18
Processor NumberG5500
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$75.00 - $82.00
Clock Speed3.80 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP54 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 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 TypesDDR4-2400
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth37.5 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedYes

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 TechNo
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardNo
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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23 months ago.

surprisingly powerful and fast.


Terrible

20 months ago.

Brilliant value for money, more powerful than most 6th gen i3 and 3rd gen i5 at a fraction of the price.


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