Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i5-8500

Intel Pentium Gold G5500

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Price
$109.00
$266.83
Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684G5500 BX80684I58500
Release Date April 2018 April 2018
Performance
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95th
37th
Effective Value
19th
35th
TDP 54 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Pentium Gold Core i5 8th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Coffee Lake
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 2 6
CPU Threads 4 6
CPU Clock Rate 3800MHz 3000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 4100MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 4.00MB 9.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"The Intel Core i5-8500 retails for $204 or € 188 at our friends at Caseking. Practically same gaming performance as i5-8600, save $30 Higher single-threaded performance than competition 6 cores, large multi-threaded gains over the previous generation..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i5-8500. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium Gold G5500:

  • 59% cheaper, you can save $157.83.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 17% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+800MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-8500:

  • Much better average performance, around 44%.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 2 more threads.
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