Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Atom x5-Z8500 has 4 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 5. gen of the Intel Atom series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 138 socket and was released in Q2/2015. The Intel Atom x5-Z8500 scores 224 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 798 points.
Intel Atom x5-Z8500

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Atom x5-Z8500. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Atom x5-Z8500.

Name: Intel Atom x5-Z8500
Family: Intel Atom (101)
CPU group: Intel Atom x3/x5/x7 (9)
Architecture: Cherry Trail
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 5
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Atom x5-Z8500 has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Atom x5-Z8500 is 1.44 GHz (2.24 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.44 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 2.24 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 2.24 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Atom x5-Z8500 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Atom x5-Z8500 uses the Intel HD Graphics 400, which has 96 texture shaders and 12 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 400
GPU frequency: 0.20 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.60 GHz
Compute units: 12
Shader: 96
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q1/2015
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 8
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 8 GB
Frame Generation: No

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.

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

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 8 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 25.6 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR3L-1600
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 8 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 2
PCIe Bandwidth: 1.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 2 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

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

Technical details

The Intel Atom x5-Z8500 is made in 14 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 2.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 138
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 2.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems:
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Release date: Q2/2015
Release price: 23 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Atom x5-Z8500 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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 Celeron N3010 Intel Celeron N3010
2C 2T @ 2.24 GHz
226
AMD A6-5200 AMD A6-5200
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
225
Intel Celeron 430 Intel Celeron 430
1C 1T @ 1.80 GHz
225
Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
224
Intel Pentium T2330 Intel Pentium T2330
2C 2T @ 1.60 GHz
223
Intel Celeron N2808 Intel Celeron N2808
2C 2T @ 2.25 GHz
223
AMD Athlon II X2 250u AMD Athlon II X2 250u
2C 2T @ 1.60 GHz
222

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 Z3775 Intel Atom Z3775
4C 4T @ 1.46 GHz
803
Intel Core i3-4012Y Intel Core i3-4012Y
2C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
802
AMD A8-3520M AMD A8-3520M
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
799
Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
798
Samsung Exynos 5433 Samsung Exynos 5433
8C 8T @ 1.90 GHz
798
Intel Core i5-2537M Intel Core i5-2537M
2C 4T @ 1.40 GHz
795
HiSilicon Kirin 655 HiSilicon Kirin 655
8C 8T @ 2.12 GHz
794

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
186
Intel Celeron J1900 Intel Celeron J1900
4C 4T @ 2.42 GHz
185
Intel Celeron N2820 Intel Celeron N2820
2C 2T @ 2.39 GHz
185
Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
184
Intel Pentium N3520 Intel Pentium N3520
4C 4T @ 2.42 GHz
184
MediaTek Helio G35 MediaTek Helio G35
8C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
183
Intel Celeron J3160 Intel Celeron J3160
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
182

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Celeron J3160 Intel Celeron J3160
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
555
Intel Pentium J2850 Intel Pentium J2850
4C 4T @ 2.67 GHz
554
Intel Celeron 1000M Intel Celeron 1000M
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
553
Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
546
Intel Core i3-2375M Intel Core i3-2375M
2C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
546
Intel Core i3-2377M Intel Core i3-2377M
2C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
546
Intel Pentium E5200 Intel Pentium E5200
2C 2T @ 2.50 GHz
541

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.
AMD A4-5000 AMD A4-5000
AMD Radeon HD 8330 @ 0.50 GHz
127
AMD A4-5050 AMD A4-5050
AMD Radeon HD 8330 @ 0.50 GHz
127
AMD A4-5100 AMD A4-5100
AMD Radeon HD 8330 @ 0.50 GHz
127
Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
Intel HD Graphics 400 @ 0.60 GHz
126
Intel Celeron N3010 Intel Celeron N3010
Intel HD Graphics 400 @ 0.60 GHz
126
Intel Celeron N3060 Intel Celeron N3060
Intel HD Graphics 400 @ 0.60 GHz
126
Intel Atom x5-Z8550 Intel Atom x5-Z8550
Intel HD Graphics 400 @ 0.60 GHz
126

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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1248
AMD A4-3300M AMD A4-3300M
2C 2T @ 2.50 GHz
1242
Intel Pentium J2900 Intel Pentium J2900
4C 4T @ 2.67 GHz
1240
Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
1237
Intel Core i3-2328M Intel Core i3-2328M
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1236
Intel Core i3-2330E Intel Core i3-2330E
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1236
Intel Core i3-2330M Intel Core i3-2330M
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
1236

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 Celeron 2961Y Intel Celeron 2961Y
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
39
Intel Celeron J1900 Intel Celeron J1900
4C 4T @ 2.42 GHz
39
Intel Pentium N3510 Intel Pentium N3510
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
39
Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
38
Intel Atom Z3795 Intel Atom Z3795
4C 4T @ 2.39 GHz
38
Intel Celeron J3160 Intel Celeron J3160
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
38
Intel Celeron N3010 Intel Celeron N3010
2C 2T @ 2.24 GHz
38

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.
AMD A10-7300 AMD A10-7300
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
139
Intel Celeron 3865U Intel Celeron 3865U
2C 2T @ 1.80 GHz
139
Intel Celeron N4000 Intel Celeron N4000
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
138
Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
136
Intel Celeron J3160 Intel Celeron J3160
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
136
Intel Celeron N3160 Intel Celeron N3160
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
136
AMD A9-9420 AMD A9-9420
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
134

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