Average Bench: 89.9% (29th of 1272)

Based on 3,268 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-9500 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 83%Average: 89.9% Great: 95%
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i5-9500 averaged just 10.0% 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 128Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 255Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-9500 is just 11.3%. 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 705Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 699Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,268 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.3 Memory 88.7 94.5
116 1-Core 128 134
237 2-Core 255 267
89.7% 157 Pts
Min Avg Max
450 4-Core 493 520
597 8-Core 699 745
77.2% 596 Pts
Min Avg Max
625 64-Core 705 746
47.3% 705 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 3 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.8
1-Core 133
2-Core 269
94% 165 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 754
83% 641 Pts
64-Core 740
50% 740 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.4
1-Core 129
2-Core 254
90% 157 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 654
74% 567 Pts
64-Core 668
45% 668 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.4
1-Core 109
2-Core 198
72% 125 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 510
60% 456 Pts
64-Core 580
39% 580 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 60.1
1-Core 99.1
2-Core 211
68% 123 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 371
47% 351 Pts
64-Core 485
33% 485 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,783,870 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-9500 Builds (Compare 1,027 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

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

 Comments

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8 days ago.

cme in my all in one from Dell institute of technology and learning doctors. Very fast, many speed. has all the speed, all the fasts, yuge cores.


Good

8 months ago.

Way better than the older i3s that were in the old computers my school had.


Excellent

7 months ago.

Brilliant CPU for its price range if you're looking for an Intel CPU. It even has enough power to compete with some last-gen i7's (7000/8000 series). Its single core performance is amazing thanks to its 4.4GHz boost clock.


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