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Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz 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 i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1155

Clockspeed: 2.7 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.7 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 6 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500S CPU @ 2.70GHz, Intel Core i5-2500S CPU @ 2.70GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2011

CPUmark/$Price: 61.47

Overall Rank: 2192

Last Price Change: $55.34 USD (2020-05-02)

Average CPU Mark
rating
3402

Single Thread Rating: 1646
Samples: 247*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 5,620
Thread: 1,826

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz

Integer Math11,723 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math6,035 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers22 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting7,299 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption849.9 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression55,371 KBytes/Sec
Physics311 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions2,682 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,646 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of June 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 18th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 18th of June 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 24th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,288
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,413
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,167
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,628
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,035
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,902
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,299
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,758
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,514
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,177
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz
3,402
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 24th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
230.66
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
162.42
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
161.17
Intel Core i9-12900K
138.99
Intel Core i9-13900K
129.95
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.67
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz
61.47
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
54.30
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 24th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,631
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,034
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,922
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,698
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,931
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz
1,646
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2085434 - Apr 24 2024
3722
BL2062187 - Mar 26 2024
3690
BL5059409 - Mar 26 2024
3420
BL2060420 - Mar 24 2024
3580
BL2039446 - Mar 02 2024
3631
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz
As of 24th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz
3,402
Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-2500S
4,119 (+21.1%)
AMD Phenom II X4 970 vs Intel Core i5-2500S
2,729 (-19.8%)
AMD A8-5600K APU vs Intel Core i5-2500S
2,853 (-16.1%)
AMD Phenom II X4 965 vs Intel Core i5-2500S
2,624 (-22.9%)
AMD FX-6100 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-2500S
3,682 (+8.2%)
Intel Core i5-2310 @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-2500S
3,641 (+7.0%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1075T vs Intel Core i5-2500S
3,417 (+0.4%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1065T vs Intel Core i5-2500S
3,387 (-0.4%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1045T vs Intel Core i5-2500S
3,188 (-6.3%)
AMD A10-5700 APU vs Intel Core i5-2500S
2,734 (-19.6%)
AMD A8-5500 APU vs Intel Core i5-2500S
2,603 (-23.5%)
Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-2500S
4,134 (+21.5%)

Is the Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 24th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,386
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,274
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,041
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,540
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,390
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,129
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,009
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,792
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,541
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,530
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz
753