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Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i7-950 @ 3.07GHz vs Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz

The values for the CPUs below are determined from thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and are updated daily.

×Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz×Intel Core i7-950 @ 3.07GHz×Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz+ ADD
Price$55.341$491$229.95
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Socket TypeLGA1155LGA1366LGA1155
CPU ClassDesktopDesktopDesktop
Clockspeed2.7 GHz3.1 GHz3.3 GHz
Turbo SpeedUp to 3.7 GHzUp to 3.3 GHzNot Supported
# of Physical Cores4 (Threads: 4)4 (Threads: 8)2 (Threads: 4)
Max TDP65W130W65W
Yearly Running Cost$11.86$23.73$11.86
First Seen on ChartQ1 2011Q2 2009Q1 2011
# of Samples16328983916
Cross-Platform Rating787997885281
Single Thread Rating164713961544
CPU Mark335530731951
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CPU Mark Rating
As of 6th of August 2020 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz
3,355
Intel Core i7-950 @ 3.07GHz
3,073
Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
1,951
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price)
As of 6th of August 2020 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz
60.63
Intel Core i7-950 @ 3.07GHz
62.72
Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
8.48
CPU Single Thread Rating
As of 6th of August 2020 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz
1,647
Intel Core i7-950 @ 3.07GHz
1,396
Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz
1,544

Estimated Energy Usage Cost
Estimated Energy Adjustable Values
Average hours of use per dayAverage CPU Utilization (0-100%)1Power cost, $ per kWh2
1Average user usage is typically low and can vary from task to task. An estimate load 25% is nominal.
2Typical power costs vary around the world. Check your last power bill for details. Values of $0.15 to $0.45 per kWh are typical.
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Max TDP65W130W65W
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Shown CPU power usage is based on linear interpolation of Max TDP (i.e. max load). Actual CPU power profile may vary.