Intel Core i5-8500B Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-8500B is a 6 core processor. It can handle 6 threads simultaneously and was introduced in Q1/2018. The Intel Core i5-8500B is based on the 8. generation of the Intel Core i5 series and requires a mainboard with the socket BGA 1440. The Intel Core i5-8500B scores 1,086 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 4,689 points.
Intel Core i5-8500B

CPU lineage

Here you can see which group the Intel Core i5-8500B belongs to and which processor is the predecessor of the Intel Core i5-8500B.

Name: Intel Core i5-8500B
Family: Intel Core i5 (328)
CPU group: Intel Core i 8000 (20)
Architecture: Coffee Lake S
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 8
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 6 CPU cores of the Intel Core i5-8500B clock with 3.00 GHz (4.10 GHz). The number of CPU cores and the clock frequency of the processor are largely responsible for the overall performance.

CPU Cores / Threads: 6 / 6
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 6x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (6 Cores): 3.70 GHz

Internal Graphics

With the Intel UHD Graphics 630, the Intel Core i5-8500B has an build in graphic solution. It has 24 SM processors, which have a total of 192 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

GPU name: Intel UHD Graphics 630
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.15 GHz
Compute units: 24
Shader: 192
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q4/2017
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 64 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors that have an integrated graphics can play videos faster and more efficiently. This can have a positive effect on the battery life of notebooks, for example.

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

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i5-8500B supports up to 64 GB memory in up to 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of 42.7 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2666
42.7 GB/s
Max. Memory: 64 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The Intel Core i5-8500B has a TDP of 65 W.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 65 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-8500B has a 9.00 MB large cache. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm. Modern production increases the efficiency of the processor.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1440
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 9.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
Release date: Q1/2018
Release price: 190 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-8500B 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.


Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6C 12T @ 4.10 GHz
1059
AMD Ryzen 7 2700 AMD Ryzen 7 2700
8C 16T @ 4.10 GHz
1057
Sony Playstation 5 Sony Playstation 5
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
1056
Intel Core i5-8500B Intel Core i5-8500B
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
1052
Intel Core i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
1052
Intel Core i5-1030NG7 Intel Core i5-1030NG7
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
1049
Intel Core i5-10210U Intel Core i5-10210U
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1049

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
5640
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4350GE AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4350GE
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
5620
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 3.80 GHz
5620
Intel Core i5-8500B Intel Core i5-8500B
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
5612
Intel Core i3-10100F Intel Core i3-10100F
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
5612
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
5612
Intel Core i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
5612

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 Xeon E5-1660 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1660 v3
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
1088
Intel Xeon Gold 5220 Intel Xeon Gold 5220
18C 36T @ 3.90 GHz
1087
Intel Xeon Gold 6212U Intel Xeon Gold 6212U
24C 48T @ 3.90 GHz
1087
Intel Core i5-8500B Intel Core i5-8500B
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
1086
Intel Core i7-6900K Intel Core i7-6900K
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
1086
AMD EPYC 7282 AMD EPYC 7282
16C 32T @ 3.20 GHz
1086
Intel Core i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
1086

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 Xeon E3-1280 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1280 v6
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
4710
AMD Ryzen 3 5425U AMD Ryzen 3 5425U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
4701
AMD Ryzen 5 5625C AMD Ryzen 5 5625C
6C 12T @ 2.30 GHz
4699
Intel Core i5-8500B Intel Core i5-8500B
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
4689
Intel Core i3-11100B Intel Core i3-11100B
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
4688
Intel Core i7-9700TE Intel Core i7-9700TE
8C 8T @ 1.80 GHz
4670
Intel Core i3-10300 Intel Core i3-10300
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
4665

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 Core i7-9850H Intel Core i7-9850H
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
1367
Intel Xeon E-2124G Intel Xeon E-2124G
4C 4T @ 4.50 GHz
1367
Intel Xeon Gold 6230R Intel Xeon Gold 6230R
26C 52T @ 4.00 GHz
1367
Intel Core i5-8500B Intel Core i5-8500B
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
1364
Intel Core i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
1364
Intel Xeon E3-1260L v5 Intel Xeon E3-1260L v5
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
1364
Intel Xeon E3-1240 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1240 v5
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
1364

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 Core i3-10325 Intel Core i3-10325
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
5245
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
5237
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4350GE AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4350GE
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
5224
Intel Core i5-8500B Intel Core i5-8500B
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
5220
Intel Core i7-7740X Intel Core i7-7740X
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
5220
Intel Xeon E3-1270 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1270 v6
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
5218
Intel Core i5-1140G7 Intel Core i5-1140G7
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
5207

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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.
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
12C 24T @ 4.00 GHz
406
Intel Core i5-8600K Intel Core i5-8600K
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
406
Intel Core i7-6700 Intel Core i7-6700
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
406
Intel Core i5-8500B Intel Core i5-8500B
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
403
AMD Ryzen 7 2700 AMD Ryzen 7 2700
8C 16T @ 4.10 GHz
403
Intel Core i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
403
Intel Core i7-8850H Intel Core i7-8850H
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
403

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 Core i3-10105F Intel Core i3-10105F
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
2310
Intel Core i7-5820K Intel Core i7-5820K
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
2301
Intel Core i5-8400 Intel Core i5-8400
6C 6T @ 3.80 GHz
2291
Intel Core i5-8500B Intel Core i5-8500B
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
2287
Intel Core i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
2287
Intel Core i3-10100F Intel Core i3-10100F
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
2284
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
2284

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 Ryzen 7 7745HX AMD Ryzen 7 7745HX
AMD Radeon 610M @ 2.20 GHz
443
AMD Ryzen 9 7845HX AMD Ryzen 9 7845HX
AMD Radeon 610M @ 2.20 GHz
443
AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX
AMD Radeon 610M @ 2.20 GHz
443
Intel Core i5-8500B Intel Core i5-8500B
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i5-10500E Intel Core i5-10500E
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i7-10700TE Intel Core i7-10700TE
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i3-10305 Intel Core i3-10305
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.15 GHz
442

Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
103
Intel Core i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
98
Intel Core i7-7700K Intel Core i7-7700K
4C 8T @ 4.40 GHz
97
Intel Core i5-8500B Intel Core i5-8500B
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
96
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X AMD Ryzen 5 3500X
6C 6T @ 4.00 GHz
94
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
89
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
88

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 Core i7-1185G7E Intel Core i7-1185G7E
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
9140
Intel Xeon D-1715TER Intel Xeon D-1715TER
4C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
9114
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
9105
Intel Core i5-8500B Intel Core i5-8500B
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
9094
Intel Xeon D-1548 Intel Xeon D-1548
8C 16T @ 2.00 GHz
9071
AMD FX-8310 AMD FX-8310
8C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
9065
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1280 v6
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
8957

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 Core i3-7320 Intel Core i3-7320
2C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
176
Intel Core i5-7600 Intel Core i5-7600
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
175
Intel Core i7-8650U Intel Core i7-8650U
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
175
Intel Core i5-8500B Intel Core i5-8500B
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
174
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
32C 64T @ 4.20 GHz
174
Intel Core i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
174
Intel Core i7-8709G Intel Core i7-8709G
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
174

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 Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
966
Intel Core i5-8600 Intel Core i5-8600
6C 6T @ 3.80 GHz
959
Intel Xeon W-2125 Intel Xeon W-2125
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
943
Intel Core i5-8500B Intel Core i5-8500B
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
934
Intel Core i5-8500 Intel Core i5-8500
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
934
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1280 v6
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
927
Intel Core i5-8400 Intel Core i5-8400
6C 6T @ 3.80 GHz
925

Benchmarks





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