Average Bench: 68.1% (367th of 1323)

Based on 820 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Gold G5500 CPU @ 3.80GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 68.1% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Pentium Gold G5500 averaged 31.8% 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 87.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 109Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium Gold G5500 is just 15.9%. 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 Mixed Speed 289Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 287Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 820 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.2 Memory 87.5 94.4
82.9 1-Core 109 117
146 2-Core 192 218
77.4% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
210 4-Core 283 314
218 8-Core 287 314
38.9% 285 Pts
Min Avg Max
223 64-Core 289 318
19.4% 289 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 90.6
1-Core 117
2-Core 206
82% 138 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 309
42% 306 Pts
64-Core 306
21% 306 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.7
1-Core 115
2-Core 202
81% 136 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 287
40% 288 Pts
64-Core 284
19% 284 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.7
1-Core 116
2-Core 220
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 296
8-Core 298
40% 297 Pts
64-Core 298
20% 298 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.5
1-Core 113
2-Core 204
80% 135 Pts
4-Core 289
8-Core 295
40% 292 Pts
64-Core 297
20% 297 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 116
2-Core 202
79% 134 Pts
4-Core 310
8-Core 311
42% 310 Pts
64-Core 308
21% 308 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 116
2-Core 198
78% 132 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 308
42% 309 Pts
64-Core 301
20% 301 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.6
1-Core 114
2-Core 190
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 304
42% 306 Pts
64-Core 314
21% 314 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.1
1-Core 115
2-Core 171
71% 120 Pts
4-Core 312
8-Core 312
43% 312 Pts
64-Core 314
21% 314 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 90.4
2-Core 119
62% 96.1 Pts
4-Core 143
8-Core 194
22% 169 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 3%
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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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10 months ago.

surprisingly powerful and fast.


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8 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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