Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Pentium Silver N5000 has 4 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 9. gen of the Intel Pentium series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1090 socket and was released in Q4/2017. The Intel Pentium Silver N5000 scores 434 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 1,304 points.
Intel Pentium Silver N5000

At a glance

Name: Intel Pentium Silver N5000
Family: Intel Pentium (150)
CPU group: Intel Pentium J5000/N5000 (4)
Architecture: Gemini Lake
Technology: 14 nm
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 9
Predecessor: --
Successor: Intel Pentium Silver N6000

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Pentium Silver N5000 has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Pentium Silver N5000 is 1.10 GHz (2.70 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: 1.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 2.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 2.70 GHz

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Pentium Silver N5000 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Pentium Silver N5000 uses the Intel UHD Graphics 605, which has 144 texture shaders and 18 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel UHD Graphics 605
GPU frequency: 0.20 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 0.75 GHz
Compute units: 18
Shader: 144
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q4/2017
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
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): 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 processor can use up to 8 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 38.4 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR4-2400
DDR4-2400
38.4 GB/s
38.4 GB/s
Max. Memory: 8 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 6
PCIe Bandwidth: 3.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 6 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): 6 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: 4.8 W
Tjunction max.: 105 °C

Technical details

The Intel Pentium Silver N5000 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 4.00 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 1090
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
Release date: Q4/2017
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Pentium Silver N5000 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 i3-2330M Intel Core i3-2330M
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
435
Intel Core i5-2467M Intel Core i5-2467M
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
435
Intel Pentium B970 Intel Pentium B970
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
435
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
434
Intel Xeon E5-2603 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2603 v3
6C 6T @ 1.60 GHz
434
Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
432
Intel Core i3-4100U Intel Core i3-4100U
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
432

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 i5-2510E Intel Core i5-2510E
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1305
Intel Core i5-2515E Intel Core i5-2515E
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1305
Intel Core i5-3437U Intel Core i5-3437U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
1305
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1304
Intel Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
1302
AMD Phenom II X4 830 AMD Phenom II X4 830
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1302
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
1299

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 Celeron N4000 Intel Celeron N4000
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
365
Intel Celeron N4000C Intel Celeron N4000C
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
365
UNISOC T606 UNISOC T606
8C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
365
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
364
Intel Pentium E6600 Intel Pentium E6600
2C 2T @ 3.06 GHz
362
Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
362
Intel Celeron 3855U Intel Celeron 3855U
2C 2T @ 1.60 GHz
361

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.
Samsung Exynos 7885 Samsung Exynos 7885
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
970
Intel Core i5-3337U Intel Core i5-3337U
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
968
Intel Core i5-4300Y Intel Core i5-4300Y
2C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
967
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
965
Apple A8X Apple A8X
3C 3T @ 1.50 GHz
959
MediaTek Helio X20 MediaTek Helio X20
10C 10T @ 2.10 GHz
958
Intel Pentium G3220 Intel Pentium G3220
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
957

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.
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
178
AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
176
AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2C 2T @ 3.80 GHz
174
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
171
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
169
AMD Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
168
Intel Core i3-2350M Intel Core i3-2350M
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
165

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 i5-4300U Intel Core i5-4300U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
499
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
491
Intel Core i5-4210M Intel Core i5-4210M
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
483
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
482
AMD Athlon II X4 610e AMD Athlon II X4 610e
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
476
AMD Athlon II X4 620e AMD Athlon II X4 620e
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
475
Intel Pentium Gold 4417U Intel Pentium Gold 4417U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
469

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 i5-3339Y Intel Core i5-3339Y
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 0.85 GHz
218
Intel Core i5-3439Y Intel Core i5-3439Y
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 0.85 GHz
218
AMD A6-4455M AMD A6-4455M
AMD Radeon HD 7500G @ 0.43 GHz
217
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
Intel UHD Graphics 605 @ 0.75 GHz
216
Intel Pentium Silver N5030 Intel Pentium Silver N5030
Intel UHD Graphics 605 @ 0.75 GHz
216
Intel Pentium N4200 Intel Pentium N4200
Intel HD Graphics 505 @ 0.75 GHz
216
Intel Pentium J3710 Intel Pentium J3710
Intel HD Graphics 405 (18EU) @ 0.74 GHz
213

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 i3-5157U Intel Core i3-5157U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
2599
Intel Core i5-760 Intel Core i5-760
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
2592
MediaTek Helio P70 MediaTek Helio P70
8C 8T @ 2.10 GHz
2591
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2589
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
2589
Intel Celeron G5900T Intel Celeron G5900T
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
2584
Intel Core i5-4258U Intel Core i5-4258U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
2578

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Athlon II X4 860K AMD Athlon II X4 860K
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
747
AMD A10-5800K AMD A10-5800K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
746
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
743
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
740
AMD FX-4300 AMD FX-4300
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
739
Intel Core i3-2100 Intel Core i3-2100
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
738
Intel Core i5-650 Intel Core i5-650
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
735

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.
AMD Phenom II X2 545 AMD Phenom II X2 545
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
79
AMD Phenom II X2 B55 AMD Phenom II X2 B55
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
79
AMD Phenom II X3 740 AMD Phenom II X3 740
3C 3T @ 3.00 GHz
79
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
78
AMD Phenom II X6 1035T AMD Phenom II X6 1035T
6C 6T @ 3.10 GHz
78
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
78
AMD FX-9800P AMD FX-9800P
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
77

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 Athlon II X4 620e AMD Athlon II X4 620e
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
249
Intel Pentium G3430 Intel Pentium G3430
2C 2T @ 3.30 GHz
249
Intel Pentium G3440 Intel Pentium G3440
2C 2T @ 3.30 GHz
249
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
248
Intel Core m7-6Y75 Intel Core m7-6Y75
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
247
Intel Core i5-4350U Intel Core i5-4350U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
246
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
244

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