Average Bench: 68.7% (322nd of 1276)

Based on 642 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Gold G5500 CPU @ 3.80GHz
Poor: 59%Average: 68.7% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Pentium Gold G5500 averaged 31.2% 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 88.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 109Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium Gold G5500 is just 15.4%. 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 290Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 289Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 642 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.7 Memory 88.6 94.9
82.3 1-Core 109 117
148 2-Core 192 217
77.7% 130 Pts
Min Avg Max
207 4-Core 284 314
222 8-Core 289 315
39% 286 Pts
Min Avg Max
226 64-Core 290 318
19.5% 290 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 91.7
1-Core 116
2-Core 192
80% 133 Pts
4-Core 310
8-Core 310
42% 310 Pts
64-Core 310
21% 310 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.1
1-Core 117
2-Core 213
83% 140 Pts
4-Core 301
8-Core 299
41% 300 Pts
64-Core 287
19% 287 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.1
1-Core 114
2-Core 191
80% 132 Pts
4-Core 295
8-Core 297
40% 296 Pts
64-Core 294
20% 294 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 87
1-Core 108
2-Core 210
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 300
41% 300 Pts
64-Core 300
20% 300 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.5
1-Core 113
2-Core 204
78% 133 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 312
42% 309 Pts
64-Core 306
20% 306 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 116
2-Core 206
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 308
42% 306 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 80.3
1-Core 116
2-Core 189
76% 128 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 311
42% 307 Pts
64-Core 310
21% 310 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.2
1-Core 93.5
2-Core 176
70% 117 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 275
38% 276 Pts
64-Core 240
16% 240 Pts
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Typical Pentium Gold G5500 Builds (Compare 287 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: HP 290 G2 MT Business PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $99

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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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3 months ago.

surprisingly powerful and fast.


Poor

6 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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