Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i3-8100

Intel Pentium Gold G5500

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Intel Core i3-8100

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Price
$94.39
$118.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684G5500 BX80684I38100
Release Date April 2018 October 2017
Performance
(Charts)
92nd
62nd
Effective Value
3rd
3rd
TDP 54 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Pentium Gold Core i3 8th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Coffee Lake
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 2 4
CPU Threads 4 4
CPU Clock Rate 3800MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - -
CPU Cooler included Yes Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 4.00MB 6.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"Intel's Core i3-8100 offers four physical cores for a mere ~$120, which is a tremendous value compared to the previous generation Intel models. We'll be even more impressed when reasonably priced B350 motherboards come to market."

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Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i3-8100. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium Gold G5500:

  • 21% cheaper, you can save $24.60.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 months later.
  • Around 17% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i3-8100:

  • Slightly better average performance, around 22%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • 2 more cores.
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