Intel Core i5-2500k

The Intel Core i5-2500k operates with 4 cores and 4 CPU threads. It run at 3.70 GHz base 3.70 GHz all cores while the TDP is set at 95 W.The processor is attached to the LGA 1155 CPU socket. This version includes 6.00 MB of L3 cache on one chip, supports 2 memory channels to support RAM and features 2.0 PCIe Gen 16 lanes. Tjunction keeps below -- degrees C. In particular, Sandy Bridge S Architecture is enhanced with 32 nm technology and supports VT-x, VT-x EPT. The product was launched on Q1/2011

Intel Core i5-2500k
Frequency 3.30 GHz
CPU Cores 4
CPU Threads 4
Turbo (1 Core) 3.70 GHz
Turbo (4 Cores): 3.70 GHz
Hyperthreading No uncheck
Overclocking Yes check
Core Architecture normal

Memory & PCIe

Memory type
Max memory 32 GB
Memory channels 2
ECC No
PCIe version 2.0
PCIe lanes 16

Encryption

AES-NI Yes check

Internal Graphics

Memory type
GPU name Intel HD Graphics 3000
GPU frequency 0.85 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.10 GHz
Generation
DirectX Version 10.1
Execution units 12
Shader 96
Max memory
Max. displays 2
Technology 32 nm
Release date Q1/2011

Technical details

Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
Architecture Sandy Bridge S
L2-Cache --
L3-Cache 6.00 MB
Technology 32 nm
Release date Q1/2011
Socket LGA 1155

Thermal Management

TDP (PL1) 95 W
TDP (PL2) --
TDP Up --
TDP Down --
Tjunction max --

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-3570 737 (44%)
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Intel Core i5-2500 703 (42%)
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Intel Core i5-3470 688 (41%)
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Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-4570S 2,546 (3%)
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Intel Core i5-2500 2,532 (3%)
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Intel Core i7-7567U 2,502 (3%)
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Intel Core i5-2500k 2,451 (3%)
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Intel Core i5-2400 2,351 (3%)
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Intel Celeron G3900 2,012 (3%)
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Intel Core i5-7200U 1,979 (3%)
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

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AMD Athlon 3000G 888 (4%)
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AMD FX-6300 855 (3%)
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AMD Athlon 240GE 842 (3%)
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-4440 134 (46%)
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AMD Athlon 200GE 133 (46%)
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Intel Core i7-7Y75 133 (46%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

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AMD FX-6300 457 (4%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 7 3700U 2,685 (7%)
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AMD Ryzen 7 3780U 2,685 (7%)
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Intel Core i5-2500k 2,680 (7%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

AMD A4-3300M 214 (4%)
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AMD A4-3310MX 214 (4%)
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AMD A4-3320M 214 (4%)
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Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.

Intel Core i5-7300HQ 740.75 (37%)
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Intel Core i7-2600K 741.65 (37%)
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Intel Core i7-8565U 764.25 (38%)
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Intel Core i5-2500k 778.75 (38%)
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Intel Core i5-8365U 781.35 (39%)
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AMD FX-9370 787.95 (39%)
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Intel Core i5-3470 833.46 (41%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Epyc 7281 3,181 (46%)
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Intel Core i3-4330 3,179 (46%)
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Intel Core i5-2500k 3,164 (46%)
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Intel Core i5-6300U 3,164 (46%)
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Intel Celeron G4920 3,158 (46%)
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Intel Core i7-4850HQ 3,156 (45%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i5-4460 10,117 (11%)
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Intel Core i5-6400 10,073 (11%)
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Intel Core i5-6300HQ 9,988 (10%)
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Intel Core i5-2500k 9,973 (10%)
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Intel Core i5-4570S 9,810 (10%)
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Intel Core i5-4440 9,810 (10%)
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AMD FX-8320E 9,806 (10%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i5-5287U 1.62 (59%)
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Intel Core i5-2500k 1.61 (59%)
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Intel Celeron G4920 1.61 (59%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

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AMD Ryzen 3 2300U 5.53 (10%)
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Intel Core i5-6400 5.45 (10%)
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Intel Core i5-2500k 5.45 (10%)
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Intel Core i3-7320 5.44 (10%)
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Intel Core i5-4590S 5.43 (10%)
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Intel Core i5-4460 5.43 (10%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

AMD A8-3500M 22.75 (37%)
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Intel Core i7-2600K 22.55 (36%)
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Intel Core i7-4700MQ 22.45 (36%)
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Intel Core i5-2500k 22.45 (36%)
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Intel Core i7-4558U 22.35 (36%)
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Intel Core i5-4570R 21.85 (35%)
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Intel Core i7-4700HQ 21.45 (35%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-Comparison. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-Comparison’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i5-4430 6,453 (7%)
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Intel Core i5-4460S 6,453 (7%)
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Intel Core i5-6500T 6,409 (7%)
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Intel Core i5-2500k 6,406 (7%)
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AMD FX-6300 6,385 (7%)
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Intel Core i3-7350K 6,276 (7%)
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