Intel Pentium Gold G6500 vs Intel Core i5-3550S

Intel Pentium Gold G6500
Intel Socket 1200DESKTOP
4100 MHz / Cores: 2 / Apr 2020
Intel Pentium Gold G6500

Intel Core i5-3550S
Intel Socket 1155DESKTOP
3000 MHz / Cores: 4 / Apr 2012
Intel Core i5-3550S

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Pentium Gold G6500

This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-3550S

None

Intel Pentium Gold G6500

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Pentium Gold G6500

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared



Specifications

Features

Intel Pentium Gold G6500Intel Core i5-3550S
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
ABM
ADX
RdRand

Architecture

Intel Pentium Gold G6500Intel Core i5-3550S
ArchitectureIntel_CometlakevsIntel_IvyBridge
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4-2666 MHz Dual-channelvsDDR3
CodenameComet LakevsIvy Bridge
Release DateApr 2020vsApr 2012

Cores

Intel Pentium Gold G6500Intel Core i5-3550S
Cores2vs4
Threads4vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsUHD Graphics 630vsIntel HD 2500

Cache

Intel Pentium Gold G6500Intel Core i5-3550S
L1 Cache64K (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256K (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache4MB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Pentium Gold G6500Intel Core i5-3550S
SocketIntel Socket 1200vsIntel Socket 1155
Max Case Temp72°Cvs69°C
PackageFC-LGA1200vsFC-LGA12C
Die Sizeunknownvs160mm²
Process14 nmvs22 nm

Performance

Intel Pentium Gold G6500Intel Core i5-3550S
Cpu Frequency4100 MHzvs3000 MHz
Turbo Clock Speednonevs3700 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
VoltageN/Avsunknown
TDP58 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Pentium Gold G6500
    4920 points
  • Intel Core i5-3550S
    3811 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Pentium Gold G6500
    11808 points
  • Intel Core i5-3550S
    12360 points

Points - higher is better