iconcharts
0

CPU Benchmarks

Over 1,000,000 CPUs Benchmarked

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 a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. But this CPU 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 per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 6 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 6 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 9 MB

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

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

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2018

CPUmark/$Price: 106.32

Overall Rank: 1115

Last Price Change: $89.99 USD (2024-05-25)

Average CPU Mark
rating
9567

Single Thread Rating: 2459
Samples: 2353*
*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 Math26,728 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math22,516 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers36 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting16,450 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption3,019 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression136,105 KBytes/Sec
Physics629 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions11,434 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,459 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 28th of May 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 23rd of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of May 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$166.03 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$89.99 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
Note: PassMark Software may earn compensation for sales from links on this site through affiliate programs.

Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 28th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,309
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,386
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,182
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,629
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,029
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,907
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,312
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,764
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,486
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,182
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz
9,567
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 28th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
222.07
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
153.82
Intel Core i9-12900K
149.44
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
140.95
Intel Core i9-13900K
124.87
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz
106.32
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.67
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
52.62
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 28th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,633
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,170
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,034
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,925
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,701
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,471
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz
2,459
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2110679 - May 27 2024
9285
BL2110365 - May 27 2024
8905
BL2110219 - May 27 2024
9179
BL2109399 - May 25 2024
9557
BL2108850 - May 25 2024
9329
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz
As of 28th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz
9,567
Intel Core i5-8400 @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-8500
9,231 (-3.5%)
Intel Core i5-9400F @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-8500
9,470 (-1.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 1400 vs Intel Core i5-8500
7,748 (-19.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Intel Core i5-8500
9,276 (-3.0%)
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 vs Intel Core i5-8500
11,612 (+21.4%)
Intel Core i5-8600K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-8500
10,198 (+6.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 vs Intel Core i5-8500
13,199 (+38.0%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4100 vs Intel Core i5-8500
11,075 (+15.8%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G vs Intel Core i5-8500
10,955 (+14.5%)
Intel Core i3-10100F @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-8500
8,765 (-8.4%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i5-8500
8,728 (-8.8%)
Intel Core i3-10100 @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-8500
8,658 (-9.5%)

Is the Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 28th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,575
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,270
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,064
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,558
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,400
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,148
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,005
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,882
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,794
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,536
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,529
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.00GHz
2,020