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Intel Core i5-2500K Processor Review

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Performance:
3DMark CPU Score:
6220
3DMark Ranking:
58. See full list
Popularity Ranking:
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Lowest Price:
$280
Socket:
LGA1155
TDP:
95W
P3mark:
65 3DMarks / W

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Intel Core i5-2500K Processor compared to popular Processors

You can find a good value for money by comparing the money bar (green) with the performance bar (blue). The less the money bar covers from the performance bar, the better is the value for money.

3DMark11 Score
Price
Name Price 3DMark11
Score
0 13200
Intel Core i7-4930K $579 12790
Intel Core i7-3930K $599 11210
Intel Core i7-3820 $306 10450
Intel Core i7-4790 $290 9340
Intel Core i7-4770K $326 9150
Intel Core i7-990X $839 9050
Intel Core i7-4770 $299 8960
Intel Core i7-980X $929 8800
Intel Core i7-970 $650 8530
Intel Core i7-4770S $300 8380
0 $1030

Compare Intel Core i5-2500K Processor vs. processors with Similar Performance

Name 3DMark Score Price Value for Money
AMD FX-9370
7420
$230 32
Intel Core i7-4930MX
7330
N/A
Intel Core i7-4810MQ
7160
N/A
Intel Core i7-4900MQ
7160
$560 13
AMD FX-4350
7140
N/A
Intel Core i7-4800MQ
7070
$377 19
Intel Core i5-4690
6970
$215 32
Intel Core i7-4710HQ
6900
N/A
Intel Core i7-975 Extreme Edition
6880
N/A
AMD FX-8350
6870
$173 40
Intel Core i5-4670K
6820
$228 30
Intel Core i5-4670
6820
$215 32
Intel Core i7-4700MQ
6810
N/A
Intel Core i7-4700HQ
6810
$779 9
AMD FX-6350
6730
N/A
Intel Core i7-4712MQ
6730
N/A
Intel Xeon X5690
6700
N/A
Intel Core i5-4590
6680
N/A
Intel Core i7-4702HQ
6640
N/A
Intel Core i7-4702MQ
6640
$748 9
Intel Core i7-960
6630
$258 26
Intel Core i7-3920XM Extreme Edition
6610
N/A
AMD FX-4300
6590
N/A
Intel Core i5-4460
6530
N/A
Intel Core i7-3840QM
6440
N/A
AMD FX-4170
6430
N/A
Intel Core i5-3570
6420
$210 31
Intel Core i5-3570K
6420
$230 28
Intel Core i5-4440
6390
N/A
Intel Core i7-950
6350
$435 15
Intel Core i5-2550K
6350
$262 24
Intel Core i7-3740QM
6270
$599 10
Intel Core i5-3550
6250
$238 26
Intel Core i5-4430
6240
$179 35
Intel Core i5-2500
6220
$247 25
Intel Core i5-2500K
6220
$247 25
AMD FX-6300
6180
N/A
AMD FX-8320
6180
N/A
Intel Core i7-875K
6110
$349 18
Intel Core i7-940
6100
N/A
Intel Core i7-870
6100
$252 24
Intel Core i7-3720QM
6090
$390 16
Intel Core i5-3470
6090
$189 32
AMD FX-4130
5990
N/A
AMD FX-6200
5990
$145 41
Intel Core i5-2400
5970
$211 28
Intel Core i5-3450
5920
$218 27
AMD FX-8300
5900
N/A
Intel Core i5-2320
5850
$211 28
Intel Core i7-860
5850
$342 17
Intel Core i7-930
5850
$300 20
AMD FX-4100
5770
$650 9
AMD FX-8150
5770
$750 8
Intel Core i7-3940XM
5750
N/A
Intel Core i7-3635QM
5750
N/A
Intel Core i7-3630QM
5750
$275 21
Intel Core i7-4600U
5740
N/A
Intel Core i5-2310
5730
N/A
Intel Xeon E5450
5720
$173 33
Intel Core i5-2300
5600
N/A
Intel Core i7-920
5590
$255 22
Intel Core i7-3610QM
5570
$444 13
Intel Core i7-4500U
5480
$487 11
AMD FX-6100
5440
N/A
Intel Core i7-3632QM
5400
N/A
Intel Core i7-4650U
5390
N/A
Intel Core i7-3612QM
5230
N/A
AMD FX-8120
5220
$616 8
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
5200
N/A
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T
5090
N/A

Compare Intel Core i5-2500K Processor vs. processors with Similar Price

Name 3DMark Score Price Value for Money
Intel Core i7-875K
6110
$349 18
Intel Core i7-860
5850
$342 17
Intel Core i5-4200U
2450
$339 7
Intel Core i7-4770K
9150
$326 28
Intel Core i7-3770K
8130
$325 25
Intel Core i5-3337U
1950
$324 6
Intel Core i7-3820
10450
$306 34
Intel Core i7-930
5850
$300 20
Intel Core i7-4770S
8380
$300 28
Intel Core i7-3770
7880
$300 26
Intel Core i7-4770
8960
$299 30
Intel Core i7-4790
9340
$290 32
Intel Core i7-3630QM
5750
$275 21
Intel Core i5-3350P
4110
$270 15
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550
3570
$268 13
Intel Core i5-2550K
6350
$262 24
Intel Core i7-2670QM
4710
$261 18
Intel Core i7-960
6630
$258 26
Intel Core i7-920
5590
$255 22
Intel Core i3-3217U
2570
$255 10
Intel Core i7-870
6100
$252 24
Intel Core i3-2100
3680
$250 15
Intel Core i5-2500K
6220
$247 25
Intel Core i5-2500
6220
$247 25
Intel Core i5-3550
6250
$238 26
AMD FX-9370
7420
$230 32
Intel Core i5-3570K
6420
$230 28
Intel Core i5-3320M
3200
$229 14
Intel Core i5-4670K
6820
$228 30
Intel Core i7-720QM
3370
$220 15
Intel Core i5-3450
5920
$218 27
Intel Core i5-4690
6970
$215 32
Intel Core i5-4670
6820
$215 32
Intel Core i5-2400
5970
$211 28
Intel Core i5-2320
5850
$211 28

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