Intel Core i5-10505 vs Intel Core i7-9700T

Compare Intel 10th Generation Core i5 6 core CPU vs Intel 9th Generation Core i7 8 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

61 %
67 %
9% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

84 %
89 %
5% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

53 %
59 %
11% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

51 %
57 %
11% slightly better heavy workload score

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Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

6
8
33% slightly more cores

Threads

Number of logical processing units

12
49% significantly more threads
8

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3 GHz
60% significantly higher clock speed
2 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

5 GHz
6% slightly higher turbo speed
4 GHz

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
35 W
85% significantly lower TDP

PCIe Lanes

Number of physical connections between the CPU and expansion slots

16
Identical
16

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

2
Identical
2

Supported Memory

Maximum amount of RAM supported by this CPU

128 GiB
Identical
128 GiB

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

241st of 1,335
179th of 1,335

Family

The product line

10th Generation Core i5
9th Generation Core i7

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

February 2021
May 2019

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4-2666
DDR4-2666

Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

No
No

Core i5-10505 vs Core i7-9700T benchmarks

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Core i7-9700T is faster than the Core i5-10505. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i5-10505 in all gaming tests too.

With info from our database, we find that the Core i7-9700T has slightly more cores with 8 cores whereas the Core i5-10505 has 6 cores. Despite this, the Core i5-10505 has more threads than the Core i7-9700T. With our hardware info, we find that the Core i5-10505 has a significantly higher clock speed than the Core i7-9700T. Also, the Core i5-10505 has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Core i7-9700T outputs less heat than Core i5-10505 thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Core i5-10505 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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