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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?

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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 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) i5-2550K CPU @ 3.40GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 59.14

Overall Rank:
1998th fastest in multithreading out of 4767 CPUs
1780th fastest in single threading out of 4767 CPUs
571st fastest in out of 1369 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $69.90 USD (2024-07-02)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
4134
Single Thread Rating
1755

Samples: 156*
*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 Math14,584 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,487 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers26 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting8,979 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,041 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression67,418 KBytes/Sec
Physics348 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,311 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,755 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of July 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 18th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 18th of July 2024.
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$69.90 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 23rd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,239
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,478
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,152
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,622
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,049
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,895
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,284
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,754
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,534
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,173
Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
4,134
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 23rd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
211.38
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
168.44
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
146.73
Intel Core i9-12900K
143.03
Intel Core i9-13900K
134.64
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.65
Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
59.14
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
55.41
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 23rd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,629
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,032
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,920
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,696
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,930
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
1,755
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2082191 - Apr 20 2024
4592
BL2082164 - Apr 20 2024
4550
BL2077457 - Apr 13 2024
4585
BL2063084 - Mar 27 2024 [Overclocked]
5699
BL2035488 - Feb 27 2024
4645
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
As of 23rd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
4,134
Intel Core i5-3570 @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,929 (+19.2%)
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,642 (+12.3%)
Intel Core i5-3570S @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,625 (+11.9%)
Intel Core i5-3470S @ 2.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,388 (+6.2%)
Intel Core i5-3350P @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,284 (+3.6%)
AMD FX-6120 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-2550K
3,887 (-6.0%)
AMD Athlon X4 860K vs Intel Core i5-2550K
3,428 (-17.1%)
Intel Core i5-4430 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,658 (+12.7%)
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,546 (+10.0%)
Intel Core i5-2380P @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
3,797 (-8.1%)
Intel Core i5-6400 @ 2.70GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
5,164 (+24.9%)
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,953 (+19.8%)

Is the Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 23rd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,316
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,273
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,029
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,525
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,386
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,110
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,005
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,877
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,787
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,746
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,538
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,533
Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
826