Intel Core i7-5850EQ: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-5850EQ


Intel started Intel Core i7-5850EQ sales 2 June 2015. This is Broadwell architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2700 MHz - 3400 MHz (1 core) and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is processor with a TDP of 47 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 8.02 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Core i7-5850EQ processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

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Market segment
Intel Core i7
Architecture codename
Launch date
2 June 2015 (6 years ago)

Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores
4 (Quad-Core)
Boost clock speed
2.7 GHz
Bus support
5 GT/s
L2 cache
1 MB
L3 cache
6 MB
Chip lithography
14 nm
of 5 (Apple M1)
64 bit support


Information on Core i7-5850EQ compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
Thermal design power (TDP)
47 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Core i7-5850EQ. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.


Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-5850EQ's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Maximum memory size
32 GB


Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version
PCI Express lanes
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Core i7-5850EQ. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.



Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.


Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i7-5850EQ. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
36 Mh/s

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i7-5850EQ is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

This processor matches 100% minimum and 96% recommended requirements of all games known to us.


AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-5850EQ from AMD is Ryzen 3 PRO 3200G, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i7-5850EQ:

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