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Intel Core i5-2500S
Intel Core i5-2500S
Top 61%825 points
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Intel Core i5-2500S review: 41 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

4 x 2.7GHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970X: 24 x 3.5GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1333MHz
AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE: 2933MHz

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 64

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 12nm

5. GPU clock speed

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

6. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
1MB
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 32MB

7. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
256KB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 3072KB

8. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
4988
Intel Xeon W-2195: 26470

9. 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 E3805: 3W

10. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Intel Core i5-2500S
56% have it

11. 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
96% have it

12. 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: 2.5MB/core

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.
3.7GHz
Intel Core i5-7200U: 3100GHz

14. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
21GB/s
Intel Xeon E5504: 192.2GB/s

15. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Intel Core i5-2500S
79% have it

16. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2018)
7222
Intel Core i7-6950X: 51251

17. 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
88% have it

18. DirectX version

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
10.1
AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE: 12.1

19. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
6MB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 65.54MB

20. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Intel Core i5-2500S
95% have it

21. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Atom x5-Z8350: 12.8

22. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
995 million
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990X: 9600 million

23. 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 Core i9-7920X: 44

24. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1.5MB/core
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1940X: 2340.57MB/core

25. PassMark result (single)

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

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