Intel Atom x5-Z8500 vs Intel Atom x7-Z8700

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Intel Atom x5-Z8500 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Atom x7-Z8700
Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x7-Z8700

CPU comparison

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 or Intel Atom x7-Z8700 ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Atom x5-Z8500 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.24 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Atom x5-Z8500 was released in Q2/2015.

The Intel Atom x7-Z8700 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.40 GHz. The CPU supports up to GB of memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Atom x7-Z8700 was released in Q1/2015.
Intel Atom Family Intel Atom
Intel Atom x3/x5/x7 CPU group Intel Atom x3/x5/x7
5 Generation 5
Cherry Trail Architecture Cherry Trail
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Atom x5-Z8500 or Intel Atom x7-Z8700 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
1.44 GHz Frequency 1.60 GHz
2.24 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 2.40 GHz
2.24 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.40 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Atom x5-Z8500 or Intel Atom x7-Z8700 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

Intel HD Graphics 400 GPU Intel HD Graphics 405 (16EU)
0.20 GHz GPU frequency 0.20 GHz
0.60 GHz GPU (Turbo) 0.60 GHz
8 GPU Generation 8
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
12 Execution units 16
96 Shader 128
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 8 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
Decode Codec VP8 Decode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR3L-1600 SO-DIMM Memory LPDDR3-1600
Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
-- Bandwidth --
No ECC No
L2 Cache
2.00 MB L3 Cache 2.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 2.0
2 PCIe lanes 2

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

2 W TDP (PL1) 2 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Atom x5-Z8500 or Intel Atom x7-Z8700 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

14 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
BGA 138 Socket BGA 138
VT-x, VT-x EPT Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT
Yes AES-NI Yes
Operating systems
Q2/2015 Release date Q1/2015
23 $ Release price 30 $
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
203 (91%)
Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Intel Atom x7-Z8700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
222 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
659 (87%)
Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Intel Atom x7-Z8700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
757 (100%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
Intel HD Graphics 400 @ 0.60 GHz
126 (82%)
Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Intel Atom x7-Z8700
Intel HD Graphics 405 (16EU) @ 0.60 GHz
154 (100%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
1950 (93%)
Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Intel Atom x7-Z8700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2090 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
38 (95%)
Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Intel Atom x7-Z8700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
40 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
136 (94%)
Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Intel Atom x7-Z8700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
145 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
0.44 (94%)
Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Intel Atom x7-Z8700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0.47 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
1.67 (93%)
Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Intel Atom x7-Z8700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1.79 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
Intel HD Graphics 400 @ 0.60 GHz
12.4 (86%)
Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Intel Atom x7-Z8700
Intel HD Graphics 405 (16EU) @ 0.60 GHz
14.5 (100%)
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Devices using this processor

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