Intel Core i5-11500

Intel Core i5-11500

About processor

The Intel Core i5-11500 is a powerful processor designed for desktop use, featuring the latest Rocket Lake architecture. With a total of 6 cores and 12 threads, this CPU is capable of handling a wide range of tasks, from everyday computing to gaming and content creation. The base frequency of 2.7 GHz can be boosted up to 4.6 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost technology, providing fast and smooth performance. One of the standout features of the i5-11500 is its 12MB of L3 cache, which allows for faster access to frequently used data, further improving overall system responsiveness. Additionally, with a TDP of 65W, this processor offers a good balance between performance and power efficiency. The integrated graphics on this processor provide solid visual performance for everyday tasks and casual gaming. However, for more demanding gaming or professional graphics work, a dedicated GPU may be required. In benchmark tests, the i5-11500 has shown impressive performance, scoring 2064 in Geekbench 6 Single Core and 8564 in Geekbench 6 Multi Core tests. Overall, the Intel Core i5-11500 is a strong processor that delivers excellent performance and efficiency for a wide range of desktop computing needs.


Label Name
Launch Date
March 2021
Model Name
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Code Name
Rocket Lake

CPU Specifications

Total Cores
Cores is a hardware term that describes the number of independent central processing units in a single computing component (die or chip).
Total Threads
Where applicable, Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology is only available on Performance-cores.
Performance-core Base Frequency
2.7 GHz
Performance-core Max Turbo Frequency
Maximum P-core turbo frequency derived from Intel® Turbo Boost Technology.
4.6 GHz
L1 Cache
64K per core
L2 Cache
512K per core
L3 Cache
12MB shared
CPU Socket
The socket is the component that provides the mechanical and electrical connections between the processor and motherboard.
Lithography refers to the semiconductor technology used to manufacture an integrated circuit, and is reported in nanometer (nm), indicative of the size of features built on the semiconductor.
14 nm
65 W
Max. Operating Temperature
Junction Temperature is the maximum temperature allowed at the processor die.
100 °C

Memory Specifications

Memory Type
Intel® processors come in four different types: Single Channel, Dual Channel, Triple Channel, and Flex Mode. Maximum supported memory speed may be lower when populating multiple DIMMs per channel on products that support multiple memory channels.
Max Memory Size
Max memory size refers to the maximum memory capacity supported by the processor.
Memory Channels
The number of memory channels refers to the bandwidth operation for real world application.

GPU Specifications

Integrated Graphics Model
An integrated GPU refers to the graphics core that is integrated into the CPU processor. Leveraging the processor's powerful computational capabilities and intelligent power efficiency management, it delivers outstanding graphics performance and a smooth application experience at a lower power consumption.


Cinebench R23
Single Core Score
Cinebench R23
Multi Core Score
Geekbench 6
Single Core Score
Geekbench 6
Multi Core Score
Geekbench 5
Single Core Score
Geekbench 5
Multi Core Score
Passmark CPU
Single Core Score
Passmark CPU
Multi Core Score

Compared to Other CPU

Cinebench R23 Single Core
1477 +1.9%
1441 -0.6%
Cinebench R23 Multi Core
9658 +0.7%
9607 +0.2%
Geekbench 6 Single Core
Geekbench 6 Multi Core
8580 +0.2%
Geekbench 5 Single Core
1630 +0.1%
1629 +0.1%
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
7285 +0.4%
Passmark CPU Single Core
3134 -0.1%
Passmark CPU Multi Core
17430 +0.2%
17373 -0.1%
17326 -0.4%