Average Bench: 87.7% (30th of 1184)

Based on 208 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-9500 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 80%Average: 87.7% Great: 92%
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i5-9500 averaged just 12.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-9500 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 130Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 257Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-9500 is just 12.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-9500 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 714Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 709Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 208 samples)
Min Avg Max
112 1-Core 130 136
231 2-Core 257 271
91.1% 193 Pts
Min Avg Max
453 4-Core 499 526
621 8-Core 709 754
78.3% 604 Pts
Min Avg Max
611 64-Core 714 756
47.9% 714 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 136
2-Core 262
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 527
8-Core 748
83% 637 Pts
64-Core 735
49% 735 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 129
2-Core 264
92% 196 Pts
4-Core 516
8-Core 747
82% 631 Pts
64-Core 754
51% 754 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 131
2-Core 257
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 503
8-Core 696
78% 599 Pts
64-Core 697
47% 697 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 130
2-Core 255
91% 193 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 719
78% 604 Pts
64-Core 725
49% 725 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 92.7
2-Core 158
61% 125 Pts
4-Core 280
8-Core 534
50% 407 Pts
64-Core 535
36% 535 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,082,355 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-9500 Builds (Compare 56 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 3070

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-9500 Processor
Launch DateQ2'19
Processor Numberi5-9500
# of Cores6
# of Threads6
Cache9 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Clock Speed3.00 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.40 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 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 Size128 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
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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