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Intel® Pentium Gold 8500

Release Date: Q1 2022

Generation: Pentium Gold

Intel® Pentium Gold 8500 CPU specifications


Code Name Products formerly Alder Lake
Lithography Intel 7
Vertical Segment Mobile

memory specifications

ECC Memory Supported No
Max # of Memory Channels 2
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) 64 GB
Memory Types Up to LPDDR5 5200 MT/s Up to LPDDR4x 4267 MT/s


# of Efficient-cores 4
# of Performance-cores 1
Cache 8 MB Intel Smart Cache
Efficient-core Max Turbo Frequency 3.30 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency 4.40 GHz
Maximum Turbo Power 29 W
Performance-core Max Turbo Frequency 4.40 GHz
Processor Base Power 9 W
Total Cores 5
Total Threads 6

security and reliability

Execute Disable Bit Yes
Intel AES New Instructions Yes
Intel Boot Guard Yes
Intel Control-Flow Enforcement Technology Yes
Intel OS Guard Yes
Intel QuickAssist Software Acceleration Yes
Intel Threat Detection Technology (TDT) Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT) Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) Yes
Mode-based Execute Control (MBEC) Yes
Secure Key Yes

expansion options

Chipset / PCH PCIe Revision Gen 3
Intel Thunderbolt™ 4 Yes
Max # of PCI Express Lanes 14
Microprocessor PCIe Revision Gen 4

package specifications

Max CPU Configuration 1
Package Size 28.5 x 19
Tjunction 100°C


# of Displays Supported 4
Device ID 0x46C3
DirectX Support 12.1
Execution Units 48
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency 800 MHz
Graphics Output eDP 1.4b, DP 1.4a, HDMI 2.1
Intel Quick Sync Video Yes
Max Resolution (DP) 7680 x 4320 @ 60Hz
Max Resolution (HDMI) 4096 x 2304 @ 60Hz
Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel) 4096 x 2304 @ 120Hz
Multi-Format Codec Engines 2
OpenCL Support 3.0
OpenGL Support 4.6
Processor Graphics Intel UHD Graphics for 12th Gen Intel Processors

advanced technologies

Instruction Set 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions Intel SSE4.1, Intel SSE4.2, Intel AVX2
Intel Adaptix™ Technology Yes
Intel Deep Learning Boost (Intel DL Boost) Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access No
Intel Gaussian & Neural Accelerator 3.0
Intel High Definition Audio Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology Yes
Intel Image Processing Unit 6.0
Intel Smart Sound Technology Yes
Intel Speed Shift Technology Yes
Intel Thread Director Yes
Intel Volume Management Device (VMD) Yes
Intel Wake on Voice Yes
MIPI SoundWire 1.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies Yes