Average Bench: 69.1% (304th of 1258)

Based on 582 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EB Model: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Gold G5500 CPU @ 3.80GHz
Poor: 59%Average: 69.1% 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 30.9% 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 89.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 109Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Pentium Gold G5500 is just 14.9%. 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 291Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 290Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 582 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.8 Memory 89.1 95.2
81.8 1-Core 109 117
148 2-Core 191 217
77.7% 129 Pts
Min Avg Max
208 4-Core 285 314
222 8-Core 290 316
39.2% 287 Pts
Min Avg Max
227 64-Core 291 319
19.5% 291 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 92.9
1-Core 116
2-Core 183
80% 131 Pts
4-Core 310
8-Core 306
42% 308 Pts
64-Core 317
21% 317 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.4
1-Core 114
2-Core 211
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 305
42% 306 Pts
64-Core 277
19% 277 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.8
1-Core 117
2-Core 186
80% 131 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 313
43% 312 Pts
64-Core 316
21% 316 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.3
1-Core 114
2-Core 175
78% 127 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 284
38% 281 Pts
64-Core 283
19% 283 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.1
1-Core 113
2-Core 187
78% 130 Pts
4-Core 279
8-Core 280
38% 280 Pts
64-Core 279
19% 279 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.2
1-Core 118
2-Core 210
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 301
8-Core 297
41% 299 Pts
64-Core 302
20% 302 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.6
1-Core 63.2
2-Core 85.6
51% 75.5 Pts
4-Core 116
8-Core 181
19% 148 Pts
64-Core 191
13% 191 Pts
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Typical Pentium Gold G5500 Builds (Compare 200 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: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $98

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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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8 months ago.

surprisingly powerful and fast.


Poor

2 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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