Intel Core i5-10500T vs AMD FX-9590

Price now 344$
Games supported 98%
AMD FX-9590
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Intel Core i5-10500T
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 730$
Games supported 98%

General info

Comparing FX-9590 and Core i5-10500T processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance ranking802804
Value for money1.985.60
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
Architecture codenameVishera (2012−2015)no data
Release date6 July 2013 (9 years old)1 April 2020 (3 years old)
Current price$344 $730
Value for money

Performance per price, higher is better.

Technical specs

FX-9590 and Core i5-10500T basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores8 (Octa-Core)6 (Hexa-Core)
Base clock speed4.7 GHz2.3 GHz
Boost clock speed5 GHz3.8 GHz
L2 cache8192 KBno data
L3 cacheno data12 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Chip lithography32 nm14 nm
Die size315 mm2no data
Maximum core temperature57 °C100 °C
Number of transistors1,200 millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility-+
Unlocked multiplier1-
P0 Vcore voltageMin: 1.375 V - Max: 1.5375 Vno data


Information on FX-9590 and Core i5-10500T compatibility with other computer components: 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 configuration11
Power consumption (TDP)220 Watt35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by FX-9590 and Core i5-10500T. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsno dataIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
FMA+no data
AVX+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
TSXno data-
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
SIPPno data+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0no data-

Security technologies

FX-9590 and Core i5-10500T technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data+
EDBno data+
Secure Keyno data+
Identity Protectionno data+
SGXno dataYes with Intel® ME
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by FX-9590 and Core i5-10500T are enumerated here.

AMD-V+no data
VT-dno data+
VT-xno data+
EPTno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by FX-9590 and Core i5-10500T. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3DDR4-2666
Maximum memory sizeno data128 GB
Max memory channelsno data2
Maximum memory bandwidthno data41.6 GB/s
ECC memory supportno data-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardno dataIntel UHD Graphics 630
Max video memoryno data64 GB
Quick Sync Videono data+
Clear Videono data+
Clear Video HDno data+
Graphics max frequencyno data1.15 GHz
InTru 3Dno data+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of FX-9590 and Core i5-10500T integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supportedno data3

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by FX-9590 and Core i5-10500T integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution supportno data+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4no data4096 x 2160@30Hz
Max resolution over eDPno data4096 x 2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPortno data4096 x 2304@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by FX-9590 and Core i5-10500T integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectXno data12
OpenGLno data4.5


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by FX-9590 and Core i5-10500T.

PCIe versionn/a3.0
PCI Express lanesno data16

Synthetic benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Combined synthetic benchmark 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.

FX-9590 8.09
i5-10500T 8.05


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.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

FX-9590 10194
i5-10500T 10150

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance score 8.09 8.05
Recency 6 July 2013 1 April 2020
Boost clock speed 5000 0
Base clock speed 4700 0
Chip lithography 32 nm 14 nm
Power consumption (TDP) 220 Watt 35 Watt

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