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Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz Good for Gaming?

This is an old CPU that contains 6 Cores and 6 Threads. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? This CPU should be able to play most games, but may be a bottleneck on newer releases. [More ...]

Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 630

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1151-2

Clockspeed: 3.0 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.1 GHz

Cores: 6 Threads: 6

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 9 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 64 GB (DDR4-2666)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8500 CPU @ 3.00GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2018

CPUmark/$Price: 69.52

Overall Rank: 777

Last Price Change: $138.00 USD (2022-11-29)

Average CPU Mark
rating
9593

Single Thread Rating: 2477
Samples: 1394*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 11,904
Thread: 2,406

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz

Integer Math27,038 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math22,672 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers36 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting17 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption2,980 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression134.4 MBytes/Sec
Physics621 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions11,463 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,477 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of December 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 30th of November 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 30th of November 2022.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$260.10 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$138.00 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz
As of 3rd of December 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz
9,593
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-8500
10,257 (+6.9%)
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-8500
9,240 (-3.7%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i5-8500
8,725 (-9.0%)
Intel Core i5-8600 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-8500
9,882 (+3.0%)
Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-8500
9,539 (-0.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i5-8500
9,328 (-2.8%)
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G vs Intel Core i5-8500
6,772 (-29.4%)
Intel Core i5-9600KF @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-8500
10,799 (+12.6%)
Intel Core i5-9500 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-8500
9,755 (+1.7%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i5-8500
14,008 (+46.0%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 vs Intel Core i5-8500
11,648 (+21.4%)
Intel Core i5-9600 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-8500
10,356 (+8.0%)


Is the Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 3rd of December 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,747
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,741
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,081
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,799
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,694
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,640
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,515
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,484
Intel Core i7-13700KF
6,312
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X
6,204
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
5,998
Intel Core i9-12900K
5,823
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz
2,144