Intel Core i5-10500T

Intel Core i5-10500T Benchmark

Intel Core i5-10500T Processor benchmark, specs and release date - 2 GHz 6 core Intel 10th Generation Core i5 LGA 1200 CPU rating. Is the Core i5-10500T good for gaming?

CPU Benchmark Score

56 %
Very Good score from 1 sample
High uncertainty

Ranked 267th out of 1,337 in the CPU Database.

Overall Gaming Multitasking Heavy Workloads
56 % 58 % 56 % 56 %
Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good

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CPU Comparison

The Intel Core i5-10500T compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more CPUs with our CPU Comparison Tool.

Intel Core i5-10505
61 %
AMD Ryzen 5 3350GE
57 %
Intel Core i5-10500T
56 %
Intel Core i7-7700K
45 %
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
42 %
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
39 %
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
35 %


Clock Speed 2.3 GHz
Turbo Speed 3.8 GHz
Cores 6
Threads 12
PCIe Revision 3
PCIe Lanes 16
Socket LGA 1200
Family 10th Generation Core i5
Memory Type DDR4-2666
Memory Channels 2
Max Memory 128 GiB
Release Date 2020-05-01
Supports ECC Memory No
TDP 35 W

Intel Core i5-10500T

The Core i5-10500T is a 6 core CPU from Intel released in 2020. This chip has a very good overall score at 56% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a very good processor for gaming, with a score of 58%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the Core i5-10500T scores 56% and 56% respectively. Indeed, this is a very good rating for very heavy workloads.

The Core i5-10500T has 6 cores and 12 threads. This CPU makes use of simultaneous multithreading technology to improve performance on parallel tasks. Each physical CPU core is divided into multiple logical processors. This Intel CPU has a clock speed of 2.3 GHz and a turbo speed of 3.8 GHz : a higher clock speed that can be reached when thermals and power delivery allow.

As for memory, the Core i5-10500T makes use of DDR4-2666 memory. The faster the memory, the better. Faster memory means that the CPU doesn't have to wait to get the data it needs. It can accommodate a maximum of 128 GiB of memory. Furthermore, this chip can handle up to 2 channels of RAM, a multichannel memory architecture allows for higher data transfer between the CPU and the memory. However, to take advantage of this, you must have enough memory slots filled. Error correcting memory is not supported on this processor.

This CPU has fast connectivity with support for PCI-Express Gen 3. The faster the PCIe link, the better. This allows for better performance with GPUs and NVME SSDs. It has a total of 16 PCIe lanes.

Power and thermals for the Intel Core i5-10500T CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 35 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.

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