Intel Core i5-8500: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i5-8500 sales 2 April 2018 at a recommended price of $202. This is Coffee Lake architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 6 cores and 6 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4100 MHz and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1151 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR4-2666 memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at 12.50 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.