Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i7-5960X

Intel Pentium Gold G5500


Intel Core i7-5960X

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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 92
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684G5500 BX80648I75960X
Release Date April 2018 August 2014
Effective Value
TDP 54 Watts 140 Watts
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Series Pentium Gold Core i7 4th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Haswell-E
Socket LGA1151 LGA2011-3
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 2 8
CPU Threads 4 16
CPU Clock Rate 3800MHz 3000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 3500MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 4.00MB 20.00MB
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"Intel released the Haswell-E line a few months ago, and it has been quite the talk in terms of the move to the newer and..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Pentium Gold G5500 vs Core i7-5960X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Pentium Gold G5500:

  • 89% cheaper, you can save $917.00.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 4 years later.
  • Around 61% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+800MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-5960X:

  • Much better average performance, around 39%.
  • 6 more cores.
  • 12 more threads.
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