Benchmark results for the iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019) with an Intel Core i5-8500 processor can be found below. The data on this chart is gathered from user-submitted Geekbench 5 results from the Geekbench Browser.

Geekbench 5 scores are calibrated against a baseline score of 1000 (which is the score of an Intel Core i3-8100). Higher scores are better, with double the score indicating double the performance.


CPU Benchmark Scores

1031
Single-Core Score
4878
Multi-Core Score

Device Information

Name iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Model Identifier iMac19,1
Processor Intel Core i5-8500
Processor Frequency 3000 MHz
Processors 1
Processor Cores 6
Processor Threads 6
Processor Score
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.6 GHz (8 cores)
1264
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.2 GHz (6 cores)
1183
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.7 GHz (6 cores)
1153
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2150B @ 3.0 GHz (10 cores)
1145
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.2 GHz (4 cores)
1131
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2191B @ 2.3 GHz (18 cores)
1111
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2140B @ 3.2 GHz (8 cores)
1087
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
1086
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8600 @ 3.1 GHz (6 cores)
1084
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2170B @ 2.5 GHz (14 cores)
1070
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.0 GHz (6 cores)
1056
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
1052
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600K @ 3.8 GHz (4 cores)
1031
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.0 GHz (6 cores)
1031
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
1029
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
993
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-5775R @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
961
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
942
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
939
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
926
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
923
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
922
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
911
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
903
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5675R @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
901
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7360U @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
877
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
875
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7400 @ 3.0 GHz (4 cores)
875
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4670 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
874
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
853
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5575R @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
839
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
825
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
825
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
824
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570R @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
765
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
757
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
757
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600S @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
751
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
749
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
743
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
712
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
702
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3335S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
677
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
665
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400S @ 2.5 GHz (4 cores)
634
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5250U @ 1.6 GHz (2 cores)
611
 
iMac (21.5 inch Late 2011)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
590
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
567
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
562
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2014)
Intel Core i5-4260U @ 1.4 GHz (2 cores)
555
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-760 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
521
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
500
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i7-860 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
474
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 @ 3.3 GHz (2 cores)
467
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
467
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
463
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
454
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
437
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
413
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8135 @ 2.7 GHz (2 cores)
385
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
383
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8335 @ 2.9 GHz (2 cores)
365
 
iMac (Mid 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
326
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8235 @ 2.8 GHz (2 cores)
321
 
Processor Score
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2191B @ 2.3 GHz (18 cores)
13452
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2170B @ 2.5 GHz (14 cores)
11554
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2150B @ 3.0 GHz (10 cores)
9619
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.6 GHz (8 cores)
8305
 
iMac Pro (Late 2017)
Intel Xeon W-2140B @ 3.2 GHz (8 cores)
8185
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i7-8700 @ 3.2 GHz (6 cores)
6354
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-9600K @ 3.7 GHz (6 cores)
5454
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8600 @ 3.1 GHz (6 cores)
5113
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.0 GHz (6 cores)
5018
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i5-8500 @ 3.0 GHz (6 cores)
4878
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.2 GHz (4 cores)
4603
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i7-7700 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
4348
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
4265
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i7-5775R @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
3813
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.0 GHz (4 cores)
3763
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600K @ 3.8 GHz (4 cores)
3608
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7600 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
3444
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
3414
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Early 2019)
Intel Core i3-8100 @ 3.6 GHz (4 cores)
3372
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
3314
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i7-4770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
3280
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7500 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
3220
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6600 @ 3.3 GHz (4 cores)
3216
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
3115
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i7-3770S @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
3095
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7400 @ 3.0 GHz (4 cores)
3078
 
iMac (21.5-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5675R @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
3073
 
iMac (27-inch Retina)
Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.5 GHz (4 cores)
2940
 
iMac (27-inch Retina Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
2928
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5575R @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
2859
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
2749
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4670 @ 3.4 GHz (4 cores)
2742
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
2705
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570R @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
2591
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2013)
Intel Core i5-4570S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
2562
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.2 GHz (4 cores)
2448
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i7-2600S @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
2415
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
2398
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
2313
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.1 GHz (4 cores)
2163
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2017)
Intel Core i5-7360U @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
2123
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2012)
Intel Core i5-3335S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
2105
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i7-870 @ 2.9 GHz (4 cores)
2019
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
1924
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
1914
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)
Intel Core i5-2400S @ 2.5 GHz (4 cores)
1811
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i7-860 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
1705
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-760 @ 2.8 GHz (4 cores)
1641
 
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
1388
 
iMac (21.5 inch Late 2011)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
1315
 
iMac (21.5-inch Late 2015)
Intel Core i5-5250U @ 1.6 GHz (2 cores)
1253
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i5-680 @ 3.6 GHz (2 cores)
1210
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2014)
Intel Core i5-4260U @ 1.4 GHz (2 cores)
1126
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
1111
 
iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-550 @ 3.2 GHz (2 cores)
1020
 
iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010)
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
997
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8600 @ 3.3 GHz (2 cores)
809
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
796
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8435 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
745
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8135 @ 2.7 GHz (2 cores)
703
 
iMac (Late 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E7600 @ 3.1 GHz (2 cores)
679
 
iMac (Early 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8335 @ 2.9 GHz (2 cores)
659
 
iMac (Mid 2009)
Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 @ 2.3 GHz (2 cores)
607
 
iMac (Early 2008)
Intel Core 2 Duo E8235 @ 2.8 GHz (2 cores)
562