Intel Core i7 5500U 

Released January, 2015
  • 2.4 GHz
  • Dual core
8.7 Out of 10

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CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Intel Core i7 5500U among laptop CPUs (up to 15W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Core i7 5500U
9.5
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Core i7 5500U
9.4
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Core i7 5500U
10.0
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Core i7 5500U
9.4
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Core i7 5500U
5.5
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Core i7 5500U
5.2
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Core i7 5500U
8.7

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Core i7 5500U

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 5500U
28.16 mHash/s
Core i5 5200U
19.78 mHash/s
Core M 5Y71
20.87 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i7 5500U
1.2 fps
Core i5 5200U
0.71 fps
Core M 5Y71
0.72 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i7 5500U
2,816

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i7 5500U
2,740

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i7 5500U
5,320

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 5500U
5,775
Core M 5Y71
4,320

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 5500U
2,743
Core M 5Y71
2,395

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 5500U
3,570,000 MB/s
Core i5 5200U
3,380,000 MB/s
Core M 5Y71
3,630,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3 GHz
Cores Dual core
Is unlocked No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing No
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. AES
  3. SSE
  4. SSE2
  5. SSE4.1
  6. SSE3
  7. Supplemental SSE3
  8. SSE4.2
  9. AVX 2.0
  10. AVX
  11. SSE4
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 15W
Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year
Performance per watt 48.95 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W

bus

Architecture DMI 2.0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 4 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm
Max CPUs 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.92 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.92 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 5500
Number of displays supported 3
GPU clock speed 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed 950 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3-1600
  2. DDR3
Channels Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB
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