BE AMAZED WITH THE 8TH GEN DESKTOP PROCESSORS
Intel’s 8th Gen processors let you have amazing gaming, entertainment and VR experiences. The i5 8500 processor extends all the capabilities that users love from previous generation CPUs with even more advanced innovatations that deliver new levels of performance immersing you into your computing on a veriety of form factors. The 8500 features all the latest Intel technologies to allow you to have the best computing experience ever.
Please Note: Intel 8th. Gen ‘Coffee Lake’ CPUs are ONLY compatible with Intel 300 Series Motherboards. Although these Intel 8th. Gen ‘Coffee Lake’ CPUs share the same socket as Intel’s 7th & 6th Gen. CPUs, they are electrically incompatible & will not work with Intel’s 200 & 100 Series Motherboards.
EXCEPTIONAL I5 PERFORMANCE
The 8th Generation Intel Core processors redefine mainstream desktop PC performance. The i5 8500 features six cores for more processing power?that?s two more cores than the previous generation i5 processor. Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology has also increased the maximum turbo frequency of 4.1 GHz, and up to 9 MB of cache memory. For the enthusiast, there is an unlocked 8th Generation version of this chip, the i5 8600K processor provides you the opportunity to tweak the platform performance to its fullest potential and enjoy even better gaming and VR experiences.
INCREDIBLE VIRTUAL REALITY
A high-performance processor is key to achieving a balanced platform to make your VR experiences great. Attach your premium head-mounted display (HMD) to an Intel Core i7 or i5 processor-based PC, and prepare to be amazed. The performance of the 8500 processor allows for the smoothest virtual reality experience yet. Keep in mind that great VR experiences involve the entire platform, not just any one component. The ideal combination of processor, graphics, I/O connectivity, display, and audio are required, but be assured that this 8th Gen Intel Processor wont let you down.
STREAM AND PLAY IN 4K UHD
Desktop computers based on the 8th Gen Intel processors integrate advanced media technologies that bring premium, high-quality content to your desktop, including HEVC 10-bit encode/decode, VP9 10-bit decode this delivers smooth streaming of premium 4K UHD entertainment to your PC from leading online providers. The Intel i5 8500 provides full-size, screen-immersive viewing experiences with 4K video and 360-degree viewing, Enables incredible 4K video creation and sharing with ease, and it finally allows High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Rec. 2020 (Wide Color Gamut) for life-like luminesces to provide enhanced image and video viewing experiences. Intel Quick Sync Video technology accelerates most video capabilities, allowing users to create and share in real-time.
8th Generation Intel Core processors integrate hardware-level technologies that strengthen the protection of your enabled security software. Hardware-based security helps you experience online and offline activities with peace of mind, enabled by features that include Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX) that helps applications protect your system and your data coupled with Intel BIOS Guard and Intel Boot Guard that help protect your system during startup.
8TH GEN PROCESSOR FAMILY
The 8th Generation Intel Core processor family is a great investment in your desktop experiences?whether for gaming, entertainment, or general-purpose computing wherever your life takes you. From the jaw-dropping performance of the Intel Core i7 processor with six cores to the practical capabilities of the Intel Core i3 processors, our latest generation of desktop processors fits a wide range of budgets and needs. Whether you?re a performance-hungry professional, an exceptional enthusiast, or a first-time buyer, there is an 8th Generation Intel Core processor that will enable the experiences you seek. If form factor is your priority, the 8th Generation Intel Core processor family offers a range of processors designed for desktop PCs from highperformance gaming towers, to slick and stylish all-in-ones, to compact living room minis.
INTEL TURBO BOOST TECHNOLOGY 2.0
Increases the processor?s frequency, as needed, by taking advantage of thermal and power headroom when operating below specified limits.
INTEL SMART CACHE
Dynamically allocates shared cache to each processor core, based on workload, reducing latency and improving performance.
INTEGRATED MEMORY CONTROLLER
Offers stunning memory read/write performance through efficient prefetching algorithms, lower latency, and higher memory bandwidth.
INTEL UHD GRAPHICS
Play 4K UHD videos with exceptional clarity, view and edit even the smallest details of photos, and play today?s modern games.
Offers up to 8 GT/s for fast access to peripheral devices with up to 16 lanes. The lanes can be configured as 1×16, 2×8, or 1×8 and 2×4 depending on motherboard designs
INTEL OPTANE MEMORY SUPPORT
Provides performance improvements as well as fast app response times for system acceleration and responsiveness when paired with an Intel Optane memory module.
INTEL POWER OPTIMISER
Increases periods of silicon sleep state across the platform ingredients, including the processor, chipset, and third-party system components, to reduce power.
Intel Core i5
Number of Cores
Number of Threads
Unlocked Core Multiplier
Intel UHD Graphics 630
GPU Base Speed
GPU Max Speed
GPU Max Resolution
4096×2304 (4K) @60Hz
9MB (Intel Smart Cache)
Active Fan Air Cooler