Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i7-5930K

Intel Pentium Gold G5500


Intel Core i7-5930K

Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 92
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684G5500 BX80648I75930K
Release Date April 2018 June 2015
Effective Value
TDP 54 Watts 140 Watts
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Series Pentium Gold Core i7 5th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Haswell-E
Socket LGA1151 LGA2011-3
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 2 6
CPU Threads 4 12
CPU Clock Rate 3800MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 3700MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 4.00MB 15.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"The leap from £460 to £760 when this article was published from the Core i7-5930K to the Core i7-5960X is a big one, and we'd much rather put the difference towards an awesome X99 motherboard or additional GPU or both. However, if you're a heavy renderer, or using other programs that regularly make upwards of 90 per cent use of 16 threa ..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i7-5930K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium Gold G5500:

  • 82% cheaper, you can save $498.00.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • Around 61% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+300MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-5930K:

  • Much better average performance, around 36%.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
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