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Intel Core i5-10500 (10500T) CPU

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Intel Core i5-10500 is a mainstream option in Intel's 10th-gen Core, Comet Lake desktop PC microprocessor family. There is also a lower-powered variant, i5-10500T, that trades some performance for efficiency.
Like other i5 processors in the Comet Lake lineup, the Core i5-10500 comes with 6 cores and 12 threads. It has a single-core maximum frequency of 4.5GHz and sports the same Intel UHD Graphics 630 integrated GPU found in other Comet Lake processors, though the GPU's boost clock is capped at 1.15GHz. Compared to the base i5-10400, it mainly differs in clock speed.
The low-power Core i5-10500T shares with the base chip the same technical features. It is clocked, however, roughly 20% lower. As a tradeoff, it has a TDP of 35W, as do other Comet Lake T-series processors. It can also run at a 25W, TDP-down mode, though the clock speed is further capped.
As a third refinement based on the 14nm Skylake process, the Comet Lake desktop processors offer an increase in core count, clock speed, and cache capacity over its predecessor. All Comet Lake Core processors feature hyperthreading, allowing two threads to run on every core.

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Specifications

Variants:
i5-10500
i5-10500T

Connectivity

CPU Socket
FCLGA1200
PCI Express
16 lanes of 3.0 (1x16, 2x8, or 1x8 + 2x4)

Construction

Form Factor
Desktop microprocessor
Lithography
14 nm
Platform
Comet Lake

Dimensions

Size | Depth
37.5 mm
Size | Width
37.5 mm

Function

Graphics
Intel UHD Graphics 630, base 350MHz, boost 1.15GHz, max memory 64GB
Operating Temperature
Max 100°C T Junction
Processor | Cores
6 cores
Processor | Threads
12 threads
Resolution
Max Resolution 4K DCI (4096 x 2304@60Hz via DP / 4096 x 2304@30Hz via HDMI)
Security
Intel AES New Instructions, Secure Key, Intel OS Guard, Intel Trusted Execution Technology, Intel Boot Guard
Supported Technologies
Intel Optane Memory, Intel vPro, Intel Hyper-Threading Technology, Intel Virtualization Technology, Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
i5-10500Thermal Solution
PCG 2015C
i5-10500TThermal Solution
PCG 2015B

Performance

Cache
12 MB Intel Smart Cache
i5-10500Frequency
3.1 GHz Base | 4.5 GHz single core / 4.2 GHz all cores Turbo
i5-10500TFrequency
2.3 GHz Base | 1.7 GHz TDP-down | 3.8 GHz single core / 3.5 GHz all cores Turbo
Memory | Capacity
Supports up to 128GB
Memory | Type
DDR4 2666MHz, max 2 channels, max 41.6 GB/s bandwidth
i5-10500Power Consumption
65 W TDP
i5-10500TPower Consumption
35 W TDP / 25 W TDP-down

Production

Debut
2020 Q2

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