Intel Core i5-8500 Coffee Lake 8th Generation Processor
Be ready for amazing experiences in gaming, VR, and entertainment wherever your computing takes you with the 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processor family. This new generation of processors extends all the capabilities users have come to love in our desktop platforms with advanced innovations that deliver exciting new features to immerse you in incredible experiences on a variety of form factors.
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8th Generation Intel Core processor-based desktop platforms are loaded with new and enhanced features to deliver amazing experiences that five-year-old systems can’t handle.
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. 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.
Outstanding gaming experiences extend beyond your personal smooth gameplay to your entire gaming community. The 8th Generation Intel Core processor family makes it easy to share those experiences by live-streaming or recording, editing, and posting your epic highlights. To perform at your best, get a great gaming PC powered by an 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor that lets you live—and share—the ultimate gaming experience.
Ultra-high Definition Entertainment
To play premium movie streams in stunning 4K UHD, get an advanced platform that supports the latest media technologies enabling today’s great entertainment. Desktop computers based on the 8th Generation Intel Core processors integrate advanced media technologies that bring premium, high-quality content to your desktop
Ultimate Protection Built Into the Silicon
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,
Scalable Portfolio of Processors
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 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8700K processor with six cores to the practical capabilities of the 8th Generation Intel Core i3-8100 processor, 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 high-performance gaming towers, to slick and stylish all-in-ones, to compact living room minis.
Prepare to be Amazed with the 8th Generation Intel Core Desktop Processor Family
The 8th Generation Intel Core processors are raising the bar of desktop computing with innovations to drive exciting experiences, capabilities, and form factors. Experience all the amazing things you and a new 8th Generation Intel Core processor-powered PC can do.
Intel Core i5-8500 Coffee Lake 8th Generation Processor FEATURES
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. Intel® Quick Sync Video – Delivers excellent video conferencing capability, fast video conversion, online sharing, and fast video editing and authoring.
INTEL TURBO BOOST TECHNOLOGY 2.0
Dynamically increases the processor’s frequency, as needed, by taking advantage of thermal and power headroom when operating below specified limits
INTEL HYPER-THREADING TECHNOLOGY
Delivers two processing threads per physical core. Highly threaded applications can get more work done in parallel, completing tasks sooner
INTEGRATED MEMORY CONTROLLER
Offers stunning memory read/write performance through efficient prefetching algorithms, lower latency, and higher memory bandwidth.
INTEL SMART CACHE
Dynamically allocates shared cache to each processor core, based on workload, reducing latency and improving performance.
Processor Core/Memory/ Graphics Overclocking
When unlocked processors are paired with select chipset SKUs, processor core, graphics, and memory can be set to run at frequencies above the specification frequency of the processor resultingin higher performance.
PCI EXPRESS 3.0 INTERFACE
Offers up to 8 GT/s for fast access to peripheral devices with up to 16 lanes.4 The lanes can be configured as 1×16, 2×8, or 1×8 and 2×4 depending on motherboard designs.
INTEL ADVANCED ENCRYPTION STANDARD NEW INSTRUCTIONS (INTEL AES-NI)
A set of instructions that can be used to accelerate a variety of encryption apps, including whole disk encryption, file storage encryption, conditional access of 4K UHD content, internet security, and VoIP. Consumers benefit from protected internet and email content, plus fast, responsive disk encryption.
INTEL VIRTUALISATION TECHNOLOGY
Allows one hardware platform to function as multiple ‘virtual’ platforms. Offers improved manageability by limiting downtime and maintaining productivity by isolating computing activities into separate partitions.