Intel Core i5-2500S
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Has integrated graphics

Intel Core i5-2500S: 41 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

4 x 2.7GHz
AMD Opteron 6220: 24 x 9GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1333MHz
Samsung Exynos 7420: 2873MHz

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835: 10nm

4. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
850MHz
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz

5. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 48

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
256KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB

7. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
1MB
AMD Opteron 6284 SE: 16MB

8. thermal design power (TDP)

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.
65W
Intel Atom Z650: 3W

9. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
4988
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084: 17470

10. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2017)
7222
Intel Core i7-6950X: 51251

11. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
0.25MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.50MB/core

12. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
21GB/s
Intel Xeon E5504: 192.20GB/s

13. turbo clock speed

When the CPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
3.70GHz
AMD FX-9590: 5GHz

14. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
10.10
Intel Core i5-7600T: 12

15. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Intel Core i5-2500S
69% have it

16. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Intel Core i5-2500S
87% have it

17. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
995 million
Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4: 7200 million

18. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Intel Core i5-2500S
70% have it

19. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
6MB
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 60MB

20. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Core i7-6950X: 4

21. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
1798
Intel Core i3-7350K: 2625

22. PCI Express (PCIe) version

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
2
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v6: 3

23. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1.50MB/core
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 15MB/core

24. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
3
AMD A10-7890K: 4.50

25. performance per watt

This means the CPU is more efficient, giving a greater amount of performance for each watt of power used.
111
Intel Core M7-6Y75: 1420.8

26. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Intel Core i5-2500S
90% have it

27. OpenCL version

Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.
1.10
Qualcomm Snapdragon 653: 2

28. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Intel Core i5-2500S
95% have it

29. Has Intel Quick Sync Video

This allows very fast video transcoding times, for example when ripping a DVD or Blu-ray to your computer.
Intel Core i5-2500S
34% have it

30. height

37.50mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm

31. bus transfer rate

The bus is responsible for transferring data between different components of a computer or device.
5GT/s
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 9.60GT/s

32. GPU execution units

A graphics processing unit (GPU) with a greater number of execution units can deliver better graphics.
6
Intel Core i5-6585R: 72

33. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i5-2500S
78% have it

34. GPU turbo

When the GPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
1100MHz
Intel Core i7-4930MX: 1350MHz

35. supported displays

Using multiple displays you can create a larger work space, making it easier to work across multiple applications.
2
AMD A10-7870K: 4

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