Intel Core i5-9500T vs Intel Core i7-8700T

Comparative analysis of Intel Core i5-9500T and Intel Core i7-8700T processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Graphics image quality, Graphics API support, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel Core i5-9500T

  • CPU is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 0 month(s) later
  • Around 13% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 2023 vs 1797
  • Around 13% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 2023 vs 1797
  • Around 1% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 7946 vs 7864
  • Around 1% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 7946 vs 7864
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 23 April 2019 vs April 2018
Benchmarks
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 2023 vs 1797
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 2023 vs 1797
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 7946 vs 7864
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 7946 vs 7864

Reasons to consider the Intel Core i7-8700T

  • 6 more threads: 12 vs 6
  • Around 8% higher clock speed: 4.00 GHz vs 3.70 GHz
  • Around 33% more L3 cache; more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • Around 9% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2388 vs 2186
  • Around 33% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 10827 vs 8166
  • Around 13% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 5227 vs 4627
  • Around 13% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 5227 vs 4627
Specifications (specs)
Number of threads 12 vs 6
Maximum frequency 4.00 GHz vs 3.70 GHz
L3 cache 12288 KB (shared) vs 9 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2388 vs 2186
PassMark - CPU mark 10827 vs 8166
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 5227 vs 4627
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 5227 vs 4627

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Core i5-9500T
CPU 2: Intel Core i7-8700T

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2186
2388
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
8166
10827
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
CPU 1
CPU 2
2023
1797
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
CPU 1
CPU 2
2023
1797
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
CPU 1
CPU 2
4627
5227
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
CPU 1
CPU 2
4627
5227
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
CPU 1
CPU 2
7946
7864
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
CPU 1
CPU 2
7946
7864
Name Intel Core i5-9500T Intel Core i7-8700T
PassMark - Single thread mark 2186 2388
PassMark - CPU mark 8166 10827
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 2023 1797
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 2023 1797
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 4627 5227
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 4627 5227
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 7946 7864
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 7946 7864
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 1054
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 4983

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Core i5-9500T Intel Core i7-8700T

Essentials

Architecture codename Coffee Lake Coffee Lake
Family Core i5
Launch date 23 April 2019 April 2018
Launch price (MSRP) $192
Place in performance rating 129 172
Processor Number i5-9500T i7-8700T
Series i5-9000 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop
Price now $429
Status Launched
Value for money (0-100) 8.58

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.20 GHz 2.40 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s DMI3 8 GT/s DMI3
L1 cache 384 KB 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 1.5 MB 256 KB (per core)
L3 cache 9 MB 12288 KB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 100 °C 100°C
Maximum frequency 3.70 GHz 4.00 GHz
Number of cores 6 6
Number of threads 6 12
Unlocked
Maximum case temperature (TCase) 72 °C

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 2 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 41.6 GB/s 41.6 GB/s
Maximum memory size 128 GB 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2666 DDR4-2666

Graphics

Device ID 0x3E92 0x3E92
Graphics base frequency 350 MHz 350 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.10 GHz 1.20 GHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® InTru™ 3D technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 64 GB 64 GB
Processor graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel® UHD Graphics 630

Graphics interfaces

Number of displays supported 3 3

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 4096x2304@60Hz 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2304@24Hz 4096x2304@24Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12 12
OpenGL 4.5 4.5

Compatibility

Configurable TDP-down 25 Watt 25 W
Configurable TDP-down Frequency 1.60 GHz 1.90 GHz
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 1
Sockets supported FCLGA1151 FCLGA1151
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 35 Watt 35 Watt
Thermal Solution PCG 2015A (35W) PCG 2015A (35W)
Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 16 16
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
PCIe configurations 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Scalability 1S Only 1S Only

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Secure Boot

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel SSE4.1, Intel SSE4.2, Intel AVX2 Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Thermal Monitoring
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)

Virtualization

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)