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Intel Core i5-2500K Processor Review

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Performance:
3DMark CPU Score:
5650
3DMark Ranking:
77. See full list
Popularity Ranking:
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Lowest Price:
$480
Socket:
LGA1155
TDP:
95W
P3mark:
59 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 11860
Intel Core i7-5960X $2265 11860
Intel Core i7-4960X $1354 11760
Intel Core i7-5930K $653 11720
Intel Core i7-4930K $649 11300
Intel Core i7-5820K $384 11240
Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition $690 10870
Intel Core i7-6700K $346 10780
Intel Core i7-3930K $599 10700
Intel Core i7-4820K $397 10660
Intel Core i7-3820 $306 10600
0 $2360

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

Name 3DMark Score Price Value for Money
AMD FX-4350
6760
$267
Intel Core i7-4940MX
6750
N/A
AMD FX-8370
6640
$200 33
Intel Core i7-4930MX
6600
N/A
AMD FX-8350
6510
$160 41
Intel Core i7-4910MQ
6440
N/A
Intel Core i7-3920XM Extreme Edition
6390
N/A
AMD FX-6350
6390
$168 38
Intel Core i5-4690
6380
$220 29
Intel Core i5-4690K
6370
$340 19
Intel Core i7-960
6310
$258 24
Intel Core i7-4900MQ
6280
N/A
Intel Core i7-4810MQ
6280
N/A
AMD FX-4300
6270
$207 30
Intel Core i5-4670K
6240
$235 27
Intel Core i5-4670
6240
$215 29
Intel Core i7-4800MQ
6120
N/A
Intel Core i5-6400
6100
$184 33
Intel Core i5-4590
6090
$199 31
Intel Core i7-950
6040
$1000 6
Intel Core i7-3740QM
5990
N/A
Intel Core i5-3570
5980
$230 26
Intel Core i5-3570K
5980
$252 24
Intel Core i7-4720HQ
5960
N/A
Intel Core i5-4460
5950
$179 33
AMD FX-6300
5900
$173 34
AMD FX-8320E
5900
$224 26
AMD FX-8320
5900
$146 40
Intel Core i5-3550
5820
$238 24
Intel Core i7-4710MQ
5800
N/A
Intel Core i7-4710HQ
5800
N/A
Intel Core i5-4440
5800
$192 30
Intel Core i7-870
5800
$228 25
Intel Core i7-3720QM
5790
N/A
Intel Core i5-2550K
5790
$304 19
AMD FX-6200
5670
$145 39
Intel Core i5-4430
5660
$179 32
Intel Core i5-3470
5650
$205 28
AMD FX-8300
5650
$597 9
Intel Core i5-2500K
5650
$480 12
Intel Core i5-2500
5650
$230 25
Intel Core i7-4700HQ
5640
N/A
Intel Core i7-4700MQ
5640
N/A
Intel Core i7-860
5550
$295 19
Intel Core i7-930
5550
$300 18
Intel Core i5-3340
5490
N/A
Intel Core i5-3450
5490
$218 25
AMD FX-4100
5470
N/A
AMD FX-8150
5470
N/A
Intel Xeon X5670
5410
N/A
Intel Core i7-3940XM
5400
N/A
Intel Core i7-3630QM
5400
N/A
Intel Core i5-6300HQ
5360
N/A
Intel Core i5-2400
5360
$155 35
Intel Core i7-4702MQ
5330
N/A
Intel Core i7-920
5300
$255 21
Intel Core i7-3610QM
5200
N/A
Intel Core i3-6100
5180
$116 45
AMD FX-6100
5180
N/A
Intel Core i7-2860QM
5130
N/A
Intel Core i7-4750HQ
5010
N/A
Intel Core i7-3632QM
5000
N/A
AMD FX-8120
4980
N/A
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
4970
N/A
Intel Core i5-2300
4920
$179
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T
4870
$290
Intel Core i7-3612QM
4800
N/A
Intel Pentium G4400
4720
$507 9
Intel Core i7-2670QM
4610
N/A
Intel Core i7-2720QM
4610
N/A

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

Name 3DMark Score Price Value for Money
Intel Core i7-3930K
10700
$599 18
AMD FX-8300
5650
$597 9
Intel Core i3-4150
4340
$573 8
Intel Pentium G4400
4720
$507 9
Intel Core i5-2500K
5650
$480 12
Intel Core i7-2600K
7260
$439
Intel Core i5-2310
3510
$421
Intel Core i7-4820K
10660
$397
Intel Core i7-4790K
9430
$387
Intel Core i7-5820K
11240
$384 9

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