Intel Core i5-13500 Processor: Specs, Performance, Benchmarks, and Price

The Intel Core i5-13500 is a mid-range desktop processor launched on January 20, 2023. This 13th Gen CPU is compatible with the LGA 1700 socket and is produced utilizing a 10 nm process. It is a 14 core (6P+8E) 20 thread processor that has a base clock speed of 2.5 GHz and boost clock speed of 4.8 GHz. It also uses the PCI-Express 5.0 standard with 16 lanes to communicate with other system components.
Additionally, the 13500 supports DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200 memory and offers 24 MB of level 3 cache. In terms of power draw, it has a TDP of 65 W and a TJ max of 100 °C which is the temperature where it will start to throttle. This processor features the UHD Graphics 770 integrated graphics (iGPU), can not be overclocked, and does include a cooler.

Intel Core i5-13500 Specs

Architecture: Raptor Lake-S Generation: 13th Gen
Socket: LGA 1700 Process: 10 nm
Cores: 14 (6P+8E) Threads: 20
Base Clock: 2.5 GHz Boost Clock: 4.8 GHz
L3 Cache: 24 MB Memory Support: DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
Base TDP: 65 W Max. Operating Temperature: 100 W
PCIe: 5.0, 16 lanes (CPU only) Overclocking: No
Integrated graphics: UHD Graphics 770 Chipsets: H610, B660, H670, Q670, Z690, W680, B760, H770, Z790
Cooler Included: Yes Release Date: Jan. 20, 2023
MSRP: $242.00 Current Price: $244.85 (April 29, 2024)

Intel Core i5-13500 Performance Rankings

This radar chart contains the Intel Core i5-13500 performance rankings compared to the CPUs ranked above (Intel Core i7-12700KF) and below (AMD Ryzen 5 7600X) it in several prominent computing workloads (higher is better).

Intel Core i5-13500 Benchmarks

Below are the Intel Core i5-13500 benchmark scores in Cinebench R23 compared to closely ranked CPUs.

Cinebench R23 Multi-Core Score

Intel Core i5-13500: 21067

Intel Core i7-12700KF: 22997

AMD Ryzen 5 7600X: 15374

Cinebench R23 Single-Core Score

Intel Core i5-13500: 1887

Intel Core i7-12700KF: 1958

AMD Ryzen 5 7600X: 1970

Intel Core i5-13500 Price

MSRP: $242.00

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Current Intel Core i5-13500 price as of April 29, 2024

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