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Intel Core i5-8500 vs Intel Core i5-8500T

Intel Core i5-8500

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The Intel Core i5-8500 is a mid-range 6-core CPU. The processor belongs to the Coffee Lake generation and was presented in April 2018. It does not support Hyper-Threading, which means it can run six threads simultaneously. The base clock rate is 3 GHz and the CPU can speed up to 4.1 GHz under high load. Despite belonging to the new generation of CPUs, the Core i5-8500 is manufactured in an improved 14nm process.

Performance

The processor offers a strong performance increase compared to the Core i5-7500 due to its two additional cores. Single-core performance has not improved significantly compared to its Kaby Lake predecessor. As a mid-range model, the Core i5-8500 should be suitable for demanding games and programs.

Graphics

The integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630 iGPU is supposed to offer higher performance as its clock rate has been increased by 50-100 MHz. The build is identical to that of the Intel HD Graphics 630. We do expect a performance improvement, but as a low-end solution it will probably only display current games smoothly at reduced details - if at all.

Power Consumption

Intel specifies the TDP with 65 watts. Therefore, well-dimensioned cooling systems should easily manage to deal with the created heat. We expect increased efficiency due to the higher performance.

Intel Core i5-8500T

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The Intel Core i5-8500T is a desktop processor of the Coffee Lake generation. It offers 6 cores clocked at 2.1 - 3.5 GHz and is manufactured in the again improved 14nm process (14nm++). As a "T" model, te i5-8500T is rated with a low 35 Watt TDP and therefore sometimes even used in laptops.

Thanks to the additional 2 cores, the Coffee Lake 6-core CPUs can offer a performance uplift of up to 50% in multithreaded workloads compared to the Kaby Lake predecessors. 

Intel Core i5-8500Intel Core i5-8500T
Intel Coffee LakeIntel Coffee Lake
Coffee Lake-SCoffee Lake-S
Series: Coffee Lake Coffee Lake-S
Intel Core i7-8086K compare3.7 - 5 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-8700K compare3.7 - 4.7 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-8700 compare3.2 - 4.6 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i5-8600K compare3.6 - 4.3 GHz6 / 69 MB
» Intel Core i5-85003 - 4.1 GHz6 / 69 MB
Intel Core i5-8400 compare2.8 - 4 GHz6 / 69 MB
Intel Core i5-8500T2.1 - 3.5 GHz6 / 69 MB
Intel Core i7-8086K compare3.7 - 5 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-8700K compare3.7 - 4.7 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i7-8700 compare3.2 - 4.6 GHz6 / 1212 MB
Intel Core i5-8600K compare3.6 - 4.3 GHz6 / 69 MB
Intel Core i5-85003 - 4.1 GHz6 / 69 MB
Intel Core i5-8400 compare2.8 - 4 GHz6 / 69 MB
» Intel Core i5-8500T2.1 - 3.5 GHz6 / 69 MB
3000 - 4100 MHz2100 - 3500 MHz
384 KB384 KB
1.5 MB1.5 MB
9 MB9 MB
6 / 66 / 6
65 35
14 14++
100 °C
FCLGA1151FCLGA1151
Dual-Channel DDR3(L)-1600/DDR4-2666 Memory Controller, HyperThreading, AVX, AVX2, AES-NI, TSX-NI, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vProDual-Channel DDR4-2666 Memory Controller, AVX, AVX2, AES-NI, TSX-NI, Quick Sync, Virtualization, vPro
iGPUIntel UHD Graphics 630 (350 - 1100 MHz)Intel UHD Graphics 630 (350 - 1100 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
$202 U.S.
Intel Coffee Lake i5-8500Intel Coffee Lake i5-8500T

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
950 Points (10%)
050100150200250300350400450500550600650700750800850900950943.95946.95940.6945.58948.34945.29945.85943.2942.66945.2945.29941.6945.47945.25943.69940.8943.82944.8947.82944.98944.4943.84944.96943.46942.26945.31947.93939.39941.38941.46943.44945.74944.31945.38943.98948.18943.93945.58945.27940.91945.09947.08942.06946.81944.42944.62951.02943.73942.31946.61Tooltip
843 Points (9%)
04080120160200240280320360400440480520560600640680720760762.31759.82760.95763.21759.36757.79758.02759.37760.05760.27761.63758.93759.85762.54760.73759.36757.13756.67758.02761.17759.82762.31757.58762.54758.02757.58756.67756.9760.27761.21759.59759.82759.37756.69764.13758.25760.5762.53760.27757.35761.63758.47757.13760.5759.14761.86758.28761.63758.48759.16Tooltip
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
172 Points (63%)
145 Points (53%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
10.2 Points (19%)
8.6 Points (16%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
2 Points (62%)
1.7 Points (53%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
8606 (77%)
5493 (49%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
40829 (66%)
25971 (42%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
39357 Points (38%)
30617 Points (29%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
8515 Points (60%)
7199 Points (51%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
848 s (10%)
235 s (3%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
26.5 s (5%)
8 s (2%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
4219 (27%)
4331 (28%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
100%
1 i5-8500 +
23200 MIPS (17%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
100%
1 i5-8500 +
4513 MIPS (65%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
207 fps (61%)
196 fps (58%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
51.8 fps (23%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
7.9 fps (17%)
6.3 fps (14%)
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TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
0.5 GB/s (18%)
0.4 GB/s (12%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
0.9 GB/s (18%)
0.6 GB/s (13%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
5 GB/s (19%)
3.4 GB/s (13%)
Blender 2.79 - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
495 Seconds (3%)
561 Seconds (4%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
9903 Points (55%)
8062 Points (45%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
9.2 s (2%)
10.7 s (2%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
20.8 s (1%)
24 s (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
541 s (2%)
567 s (3%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
25448 Points (29%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
7942 Points (29%)
8816 Points (32%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
59535 Points (38%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
59859 Points (64%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
61363 Points (63%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
7782 Points (20%)
6928 Points (18%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
11691 Points (30%)
10393 Points (26%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
4801 Points (33%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 i5-8500 +
4782 (74%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 i5-8500 +
18025 (44%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
4626 (58%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
18335 (23%)
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
133 Watt (32%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
108 Watt (29%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-8500 → 100% n=24

Average Benchmarks Intel Core i5-8500T → 87% n=24

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