Intel Core i5 10500T vs i5 10500

We compared two 6-core desktop CPUs: the 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 10500T against the 3.1 GHz i5 10500. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 10500 and 10500T
Advantages of Intel Core i5 10500T
  • Consumes up to 46% less energy than the Core i5 10500 – 35 vs 65 Watt
Advantages of Intel Core i5 10500
  • 18% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.5 GHz vs 3.8 GHz)
  • 21% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1239 vs 1026 points


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
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Full technical specification of Intel Core i5 10500T and i5 10500


Vendor Intel Intel
Released May 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Comet Lake Comet Lake
Model number i5-10500T i5-10500
Socket LGA-1200 LGA-1200
Integrated GPU ® UHD Graphics 630 UHD Graphics 630


Cores 6 6
Threads 12 12
Base Frequency 2.3 GHz 3.1 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 3.8 GHz 4.5 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 23x 31x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
L3 Cache 12MB (shared) 12MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 14 nm 14 nm
TDP 25-35 W 65 W
Max. temperature 100°C 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 630 Intel UHD Graphics 630
GPU Base Clock 350 MHz 350 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1150 MHz 1150 MHz
Shading Units 192 192
TMUs 24 24
ROPs 3 3
Execution Units 24 24
TGP 15 W 15 W
Max. Resolution 4096x2304 - 60 Hz 4096x2304 - 60 Hz

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2666 DDR4-2666
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 41.6 GB/s 41.6 GB/s
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i5 10500T official page Intel Core i5 10500 official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 16

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Total votes: 36


So which CPU will you choose: Intel Core i5 10500 or i5 10500T?
Eddie 08 December 2020 16:30
10500T is great for home server running VM's.
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