Intel Core i7-3770K vs Intel Core i5-2500

Intel Core i7-3770K
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Intel Core i5-2500
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Intel Core i7-3770K
Intel Core i5-2500
Key Differences Key Differences Intel Core i7-3770K Intel Core i5-2500
Cores 4 4
CPU Threads 8 4
Base Clock Speed 3.5GHz 3.4GHz
Turbo Clock Speed 3.9GHz 3.7GHz
Has integrated graphics Yes Yes
Performance per watt 44.1 85.0
Performance Performance Intel Core i7-3770K Intel Core i5-2500
CPU Speed & Cores 4 x 3.5GHz 4 x 3.4GHz
Number of CPU Threads 8 4
L2 Cache Size 1MB 1MB
L3 Cache Size 8MB 6MB
Turbo Boost Frequency 3.9GHz 3.7GHz
L1 Cache Size 256KB 256KB
L2 Core 0.25MB/core 0.25MB/core
Does it have an unlocked multiplier Yes No
L3 Core 2MB/core 1.5MB/core
Clock Multiplier 35 33
Uses ARM big.LITTLE tech No No
Uses ARM HMP No No
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Features Features Intel Core i7-3770K Intel Core i5-2500
Has AES Support Yes Yes
Supports CPU Throttling Yes Yes
Supported SSE Version 4.2 4.2
Has AVX Support Yes Yes
Has MMX Tech Support Yes Yes
Has F16C Support Yes No
Has Multithreading Tech Support Yes No
Has NX Processor Bit Support Yes Yes
Supports ARM TrustZone Tech No No
Has FMA4 Instructions Support No No
Has FMA3 Instructions Support No No
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Miscellaneous Miscellaneous Intel Core i7-3770K Intel Core i5-2500
Geekbench Score 12436 8088
Cinebench 10 Score 25703 Yes
Cinebench 11.5 Score 7.61 Yes
7zip Benchmark 22810MIPS Yes
SysMark 2012 Score 228 Yes
DivX encoding Score 26.9s Yes
CPU Data Work Score 277 Yes
Cinebench 10 Score (Single Thread) 6862 Yes
Cinebench 11.5 Score (Single Thread) 1.66 Yes
Media Creation Score 218 Yes
Web Dev Score 235 Yes
X264 HD Score (Pass 2) 41.7FPS Yes
3D Modelling Score 260 Yes
Office Productivity Score 189 Yes
X264 HD Score (Pass 1) 164.5FPS Yes
System Management Score 200 Yes
Handbrake Encoding Score 92.9s Yes
Width Size 37.5mm Yes
Height 37.5mm Yes
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General info General info Intel Core i7-3770K Intel Core i5-2500
Has 64-bit Support Yes Yes
Semiconductor Size 22nm 32nm
GPU Base Clock Speed 650MHz 850MHz
TDP (Thermal Design Point) 77W 95W
PCI Express Version 3 2
DirectX Version Info 11 10.1
Transistor Count 1200 million 995 million
OpenGL Driver Version 4 3
GPU Boost Clock Speed 1150MHz 1100MHz
OpenGL Driver Version 1.1 1.1
Total GPU Execution Units 16 6
No. of Supported Displays 3 2
Width Size 37.5mm 37.5mm
Height 37.5mm 37.5mm
Does it have Integrated Graphics Yes Yes
CPU Temperature Not Known 72.6°C
3DMark06 Score Not Known Yes
Supports Power Optimized L2 Cache No Yes
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Memory Memory Intel Core i7-3770K Intel Core i5-2500
RAM Memory Speed 1600MHz 1333MHz
Max Memory Bandwidth 25.6GB/s 21GB/s
Max Memory Channels 2 2
Supported Memory Size 32GB 32GB
Bus Bandwidth 5GT/s 5GT/s
DDR Type Memory Version 3 Not Known
ECC (Error-Correcting Code) Memory Support No No
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Benchmarks Benchmarks Intel Core i7-3770K Intel Core i5-2500
PassMark Score 6454 6254
PassMark Score (Single Thread) 2082 1856
Geekbench 5 Score (Multi-Thread) 3395 Not Known
Cinebench R20 Score (Single Thread) 286 Not Known
Cinebench R20 Score (Multi-Thread) 1391 Not Known
Geekbench 5 Score (Single Thread) 866 Not Known
Blender Score (bmw27) 577.2seconds Not Known
Blender Score (Classroom) 2186.2seconds Not Known
PassMark Score (Overclocked) 7561 7068
CPU Performance (Per Watt) 44.1 85.0
Power Consumption Under High Load 128.3W Yes
Standard Power Consumption 75W Yes
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