Average Bench: 67.6% (101st of 1182)

Based on 869 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8500T CPU @ 2.10GHz
Poor: 58%Average: 67.6% Great: 72%
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i5-8500T averaged 32.3% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 101Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 198Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-8500T is just 13.6%. 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 555Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 552Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 869 samples)
Min Avg Max
89.2 1-Core 101 108
174 2-Core 198 210
70.4% 149 Pts
Min Avg Max
324 4-Core 384 408
455 8-Core 552 592
60.6% 468 Pts
Min Avg Max
469 64-Core 555 593
37.2% 555 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 105
2-Core 199
72% 152 Pts
4-Core 404
8-Core 594
64% 499 Pts
64-Core 584
39% 584 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 105
2-Core 207
74% 156 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 585
64% 494 Pts
64-Core 587
39% 587 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 205
73% 155 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 576
63% 487 Pts
64-Core 581
39% 581 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 100
2-Core 203
71% 151 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 566
62% 482 Pts
64-Core 558
38% 558 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 100
2-Core 200
71% 150 Pts
4-Core 396
8-Core 581
63% 489 Pts
64-Core 590
40% 590 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 103
2-Core 202
72% 152 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 534
60% 462 Pts
64-Core 574
38% 574 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 203
71% 152 Pts
4-Core 380
8-Core 563
61% 472 Pts
64-Core 554
37% 554 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 101
2-Core 196
70% 149 Pts
4-Core 381
8-Core 533
59% 457 Pts
64-Core 506
34% 506 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 99.7
2-Core 198
70% 149 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 548
60% 461 Pts
64-Core 582
39% 582 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,345,661 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-8500T Builds (Compare 1,051 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

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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