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Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1155

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.7 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 95 W

Cache Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB,

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel Core i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2010

CPUmark/$Price: 72.12

Overall Rank: 1486

Last Price Change: $57.00 USD (2022-11-30)

Average CPU Mark
rating
4111

Single Thread Rating: 1700
Samples: 7428*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 6,617
Thread: 1,888

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz

Integer Math14,643 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,462 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers25 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting9 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,022.1 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression65.4 MBytes/Sec
Physics357 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,197 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,700 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 30th of November 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 26th of November 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of November 2022.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$72.59 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL5027058 - Nov 30 2022
4654
BL1682456 - Nov 29 2022
4273
BL1681393 - Nov 28 2022
4388
BL1681386 - Nov 28 2022
4268
BL1681378 - Nov 28 2022
4383
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz
As of 30th of November 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz
4,111
Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-2500K
4,104 (-0.1%)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-2500K
3,847 (-6.4%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T vs Intel Core i5-2500K
3,690 (-10.2%)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-2500K
3,422 (-16.8%)
AMD A10-7850K APU vs Intel Core i5-2500K
3,366 (-18.1%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T vs Intel Core i5-2500K
3,244 (-21.1%)
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-2500K
4,947 (+20.3%)
Intel Core i5-4460 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-2500K
4,846 (+17.9%)
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-2500K
4,489 (+9.2%)
AMD Athlon X4 845 vs Intel Core i5-2500K
3,781 (-8.0%)
Intel Core i3-4170 @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-2500K
3,573 (-13.1%)
AMD A10-9700 vs Intel Core i5-2500K
3,521 (-14.4%)


Is the Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 30th of November 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,693
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,667
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,083
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,762
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,685
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,553
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,507
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,484
Intel Core i7-13700KF
6,238
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X
6,214
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
6,005
Intel Core i9-12900K
5,825
Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz
419