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Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz 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 i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1155

Clockspeed: 3.4 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.8 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 95 W

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

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2550K CPU @ 3.40GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 40.28

Overall Rank: 1468

Last Price Change: $103.88 USD (2022-11-29)

Average CPU Mark
rating
4184

Single Thread Rating: 1762
Samples: 149*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 6,682
Thread: 1,867

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz

Integer Math14,904 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,633 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers25 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting9 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,053 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression67.8 MBytes/Sec
Physics349 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,311 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,762 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 30th of November 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 27th of November 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th 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$103.88 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
As of 30th of November 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
4,184
Intel Core i5-3570 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,911 (+17.4%)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,673 (+11.7%)
Intel Core i5-3450 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,459 (+6.6%)
Intel Core i5-3570S @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,638 (+10.8%)
Intel Core i5-3450S @ 2.80GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,315 (+3.1%)
Intel Core i5-3330 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,086 (-2.3%)
AMD FX-6120 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-2550K
3,857 (-7.8%)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.20GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
5,209 (+24.5%)
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T vs Intel Core i5-2550K
3,766 (-10.0%)
AMD FX-4350 Quad-Core vs Intel Core i5-2550K
3,246 (-22.4%)
Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
5,166 (+23.5%)
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,947 (+18.2%)


Is the Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz 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 i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
421