Average Bench: 73% (282nd of 1385)

Based on 5,135 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8500T CPU @ 2.10GHz
Poor: 38%Average: 73% Great: 83%
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i5-8500T averaged 27.0% 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 78.9Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 366Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8500T is 45.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-8500T performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 520Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 509Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,135 samples)
Min Avg Max
39 Memory 78.9 92.4
57.2 1-Core 95.5 108
120 2-Core 189 212
69.3% 121 Pts
Min Avg Max
231 4-Core 366 411
269 8-Core 509 602
55.1% 437 Pts
Min Avg Max
275 64-Core 520 601
32.2% 520 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 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.2
1-Core 102
2-Core 204
78% 134 Pts
4-Core 406
8-Core 544
60% 475 Pts
64-Core 558
34% 558 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 100
2-Core 196
73% 127 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 485
55% 429 Pts
64-Core 487
30% 487 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.7
1-Core 99.9
2-Core 197
73% 127 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 445
53% 411 Pts
64-Core 456
28% 456 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 81
1-Core 101
2-Core 198
72% 127 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 492
56% 436 Pts
64-Core 507
31% 507 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.2
1-Core 97.9
2-Core 200
71% 126 Pts
4-Core 369
8-Core 474
54% 422 Pts
64-Core 489
30% 489 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.6
1-Core 92.7
2-Core 190
61% 113 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 488
55% 430 Pts
64-Core 487
30% 487 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.4
1-Core 65.1
2-Core 130
55% 90.8 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 338
38% 298 Pts
64-Core 342
21% 342 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.7
1-Core 63.8
2-Core 127
54% 89.1 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 275
34% 258 Pts
64-Core 344
21% 344 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 58,742,340 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8500T Builds (Compare 1,715 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
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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