Intel Core i7-8500Y Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i7-8500Y was released in Q1/2019 and has 2 cores. The processor can process 4 threads simultaneously and uses a mainboard with the socket BGA 1515. In the Geekbench 5 benchmark, the Intel Core i7-8500Y achieved a result of 923 points (single-core) or 1,445 points (multi-core).
Intel Core i7-8500Y

CPU lineage

In this classification you can see to which group of processors the Intel Core i7-8500Y belongs. We also show the direct predecessor and successor of Intel Core i7-8500Y.

Name: Intel Core i7-8500Y
Family: Intel Core i7 (293)
CPU group: Intel Core i 8000Y (4)
Architecture: Amber Lake Y
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 8
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i7-8500Y has 2 cores. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i7-8500Y is 1.50 GHz (4.20 GHz). An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.20 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): 2.70 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i7-8500Y has an integrated graphics that the system can use to efficiently play back videos. The Intel Core i7-8500Y has the Intel UHD Graphics 615 installed, which has 24 streaming multiprocessors (192 shaders).

GPU name: Intel UHD Graphics 615
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.05 GHz
Compute units: 24
Shader: 192
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q4/2018
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 8 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors with integrated graphics can process video codecs faster. Support for modern codecs can significantly increase system efficiency during video playback.

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 i7-8500Y supports a maximum of 16 GB memory. Depending on the mainboard, the processor can use a maximum of 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum bandwidth of the main memory of 33.3 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR3-1866
DDR3L-1600
33.3 GB/s
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 10
PCIe Bandwidth: 9.9 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i7-8500Y has a TDP of 5 W. Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 5 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The Intel Core i7-8500Y is made in 14 nm and has 4.00 MB cache.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1515
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 4.00 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: Q1/2019
Release price: 390 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i7-8500Y 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 Core i7-6770HQ Intel Core i7-6770HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
926
Intel Xeon E5-2643 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2643 v3
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
926
Intel Core i5-8500T Intel Core i5-8500T
6C 6T @ 3.50 GHz
924
Intel Core i7-8500Y Intel Core i7-8500Y
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
923
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
8C 8T @ 2.73 GHz
923
Intel Core i5-8260U Intel Core i5-8260U
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
923
Intel Xeon E5-2640 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2640 v4
10C 20T @ 3.40 GHz
923

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 Core i5-5350U Intel Core i5-5350U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1447
MediaTek Kompanio 520 (MT8186) MediaTek Kompanio 520 (MT8186)
8C 8T @ 2.05 GHz
1447
Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
8C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
1447
Intel Core i7-8500Y Intel Core i7-8500Y
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1445
Intel Atom x6425RE Intel Atom x6425RE
4C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
1445
Intel Atom x6427FE Intel Atom x6427FE
4C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
1445
Intel Core i3-4340TE Intel Core i3-4340TE
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
1445

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 i7-4790S Intel Core i7-4790S
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1205
Intel Core i3-10110U Intel Core i3-10110U
2C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
1204
Intel Core i7-7700T Intel Core i7-7700T
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1204
Intel Core i7-8500Y Intel Core i7-8500Y
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
1202
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
1201
Intel Core i5-8350U Intel Core i5-8350U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
1198
Intel Xeon Silver 4214R Intel Xeon Silver 4214R
12C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
1196

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 i7-4650U Intel Core i7-4650U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
1755
Intel Pentium Gold G5420 Intel Pentium Gold G5420
2C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
1755
Intel Core i5-2320 Intel Core i5-2320
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1751
Intel Core i7-8500Y Intel Core i7-8500Y
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1748
Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712) Raspberry Pi 5 B (Broadcom BCM2712)
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1747
Intel Pentium Gold G6505T Intel Pentium Gold G6505T
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1745
AMD A10-9700 AMD A10-9700
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1744

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 3 2200G AMD Ryzen 3 2200G
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
308
Intel Core i5-7200U Intel Core i5-7200U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
308
AMD EPYC 7601 AMD EPYC 7601
32C 64T @ 3.20 GHz
307
Intel Core i7-8500Y Intel Core i7-8500Y
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
306
AMD Athlon Gold 3150U AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
306
Intel Core i7-5600U Intel Core i7-5600U
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
305
Intel Core i5-8210Y Intel Core i5-8210Y
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
302

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.
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
611
AMD Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
606
Intel Celeron N5100 Intel Celeron N5100
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
604
Intel Core i7-8500Y Intel Core i7-8500Y
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
602
AMD Athlon II X4 645 AMD Athlon II X4 645
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
601
AMD A4-3320M AMD A4-3320M
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
597
Intel Core i5-4310U Intel Core i5-4310U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
595

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 Core i7-5700HQ Intel Core i7-5700HQ
Intel HD Graphics 5600 @ 1.05 GHz
403
Intel Pentium G4500 Intel Pentium G4500
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.05 GHz
403
Intel Pentium G4520 Intel Pentium G4520
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.05 GHz
403
Intel Core i7-8500Y Intel Core i7-8500Y
Intel UHD Graphics 615 @ 1.05 GHz
403
Intel Core i5-10200H Intel Core i5-10200H
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.05 GHz
403
Intel Core i5-10500H Intel Core i5-10500H
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.05 GHz
403
Intel Core i3-9100TE Intel Core i3-9100TE
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.05 GHz
403

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 2 Quad Q9700 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9700
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
2532
Intel Core i5-3230M Intel Core i5-3230M
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
2531
AMD A9-9410 AMD A9-9410
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
2530
Intel Core i7-8500Y Intel Core i7-8500Y
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2526
AMD A10-4655M AMD A10-4655M
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
2526
Samsung Exynos 8890 Samsung Exynos 8890
8C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
2524
Intel Core i3-7102E Intel Core i3-7102E
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
2520

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 i3-4130 Intel Core i3-4130
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
136
Intel Core i5-4340M Intel Core i5-4340M
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
136
Intel Core i5-4690T Intel Core i5-4690T
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
136
Intel Core i7-8500Y Intel Core i7-8500Y
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
135
Intel Pentium Gold G6400TE Intel Pentium Gold G6400TE
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
135
Intel Core i7-4710HQ Intel Core i7-4710HQ
4C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
135
Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
135

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 Phenom II X4 810 AMD Phenom II X4 810
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
263
Intel Core i5-4258U Intel Core i5-4258U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
263
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
262
Intel Core i7-8500Y Intel Core i7-8500Y
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
261
Intel Core i7-4500U Intel Core i7-4500U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
261
Intel Core i3-3240T Intel Core i3-3240T
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
260
Intel Core i5-4300U Intel Core i5-4300U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
260

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