Average Bench: 78.5% (145th of 1265)

Based on 1,995 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8500T CPU @ 2.10GHz
Poor: 65%Average: 78.5% Great: 84%
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-8500T averaged 21.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-8500T near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 87.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 98.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8500T is just 19.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-8500T performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 538Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 534Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,995 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.4 Memory 87.6 93.5
79.8 1-Core 98.5 107
156 2-Core 194 210
75.2% 127 Pts
Min Avg Max
291 4-Core 377 407
382 8-Core 534 587
59% 455 Pts
Min Avg Max
380 64-Core 538 589
36.1% 538 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.6
1-Core 102
2-Core 204
79% 133 Pts
4-Core 394
8-Core 578
63% 486 Pts
64-Core 560
38% 560 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.5
1-Core 105
2-Core 206
80% 135 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 568
62% 480 Pts
64-Core 565
38% 565 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.8
1-Core 102
2-Core 199
78% 131 Pts
4-Core 393
8-Core 558
62% 476 Pts
64-Core 549
37% 549 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.5
1-Core 97.4
2-Core 203
77% 131 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 521
60% 456 Pts
64-Core 591
40% 591 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 88
1-Core 105
2-Core 206
78% 133 Pts
4-Core 395
8-Core 574
63% 484 Pts
64-Core 569
38% 569 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.9
1-Core 99
2-Core 202
76% 129 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 545
61% 467 Pts
64-Core 511
34% 511 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.1
1-Core 101
2-Core 200
75% 128 Pts
4-Core 385
8-Core 532
60% 459 Pts
64-Core 539
36% 539 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 94.5
2-Core 191
73% 123 Pts
4-Core 376
8-Core 552
60% 464 Pts
64-Core 572
38% 572 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 98.2
2-Core 188
73% 123 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 478
53% 410 Pts
64-Core 500
34% 500 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,494,591 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8500T Builds (Compare 707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3060

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-8500T Processor (9M Cache, up to 3.50 GHz)
Code NameCoffee Lake
Launch DateQ2'18
Processor Numberi5-8500T
# of Cores6
# of Threads6
Cache9 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableYes
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$192.00
Clock Speed2.10 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.50 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP35 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015A (35W)

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 TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth41.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

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 Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes

Package

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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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