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  Core i5-2500K

Specifications:

Cores 4

Logical Cores 4

Clock 3.3 GHz

Turboclock 3.7 GHz

TDP 95 W

Socket LGA1155

Included CPU Cooler Yes

Integrated Graphics Intel HD Graphics 3000

L1 Cache 4 x 32 kB L1I|4 x 32 kB L1D

L2 Cache 2 x 256 kB

L3 Cache 1 x 6 MB


This CPU Best Works With
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GPU name
Links
1.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 Image
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 915 MHz
  • Memory: 4096 MB
  • TDP: 170 W
3.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M Image
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 1038 MHz
  • Memory: 4096 MB
  • TDP: 100 W
4.
AMD Radeon R9 M295X Image
AMD Radeon R9 M295X
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 750 MHz
  • Memory: 4096 MB
  • TDP: 125 W
5.
AMD Radeon Pro WX 5100 Image
AMD Radeon Pro WX 5100
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 926-1090 MHz
  • Memory: 8096 MB
  • TDP: 75 W
7.
AMD Radeon R9 370 Image
AMD Radeon R9 370
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 950 MHz
  • Memory: 4096 MB
  • TDP: 150 W
8.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 Image
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 2.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 772 MHz
  • Memory: 3072 MB
  • TDP: 244 W
9.
AMD Radeon HD 7970 / R9 280X Image
AMD Radeon HD 7970 / R9 280X
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 1000 MHz
  • Memory: 3072 MB
  • TDP: 250 W
10.
AMD Radeon R9 285 / 380 Image
AMD Radeon R9 285 / 380
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 918 MHz
  • Memory: 2048 MB
  • TDP: 190 W
11.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with Max-Q Design Image
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with Max-Q Design
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 1151 MHz
  • Memory: 4096 MB
12.
AMD FirePro W8100 Image
AMD FirePro W8100
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 824 MHz
  • Memory: 8192 MB
  • TDP: 220 W
13.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti Image
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 915 MHz
  • Memory: 3072 MB
  • TDP: 150 W
14.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Image
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
  • Bus Interface: PCI-E 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 1354 MHz
  • Memory: 2048 MB
  • TDP: 75 W
15.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 Image
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 980 MHz
  • Memory: 4096 MB
  • TDP: 170 W
19.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 Image
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 915 MHz
  • Memory: 2048 MB
  • TDP: 300 W
20.
AMD Radeon HD 7990 Image
AMD Radeon HD 7990
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 950 MHz
  • Memory: 3072 MB
  • TDP: 375 W
21.
NVIDIA Quadro M5000M Image
NVIDIA Quadro M5000M
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 962 MHz
  • Memory: 8192 MB
  • TDP: 100 W
22.
AMD Radeon R9 280X Image
AMD Radeon R9 280X
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 850 MHz
  • Memory: 3072 MB
  • TDP: 250 W
23.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Image
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
  • Bus Interface: PCI-E 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 1290 MHz
  • Memory: 4096 MB
  • TDP: 75 W
24.
AMD Radeon R9 380 Image
AMD Radeon R9 380
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core Clock Frequency: 970 MHz
  • Memory: 4096 MB
  • TDP: 190 W
25.
AMD Radeon R7 370 Image
AMD Radeon R7 370
  • Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
  • TDP: 150 W
CPUs In The Same Range
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CPU name
Links
1.
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core Image
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
  • Cores: 6
  • Logical Cores: 6
  • Clock: 3.5 GHz
  • Turboclock: 4.1 GHz
  • TDP: 95 W
  • Socket: AM3+
Compare w/
Core i5-2500K
2.
Intel Core i5-2500K Image
Intel Core i5-2500K
  • Cores: 4
  • Logical Cores: 4
  • Clock: 3.3 GHz
  • Turboclock: 3.7 GHz
  • TDP: 95 W
  • Socket: LGA1155
Compare w/
Core i5-2500K
3.
Intel Core i5-4460 Image
Intel Core i5-4460
  • Cores: 4
  • Logical Cores: 4
  • Clock: 3.2 GHz
  • Turboclock: 3.4 GHz
  • TDP: 84 W
  • Socket: LGA1150
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Core i5-2500K
4.
Intel Core i5-3470 Image
Intel Core i5-3470
  • Cores: 4
  • Logical Cores: 4
  • Clock: 3.2 GHz
  • Turboclock: 3.6 GHz
  • TDP: 77 W
  • Socket: LGA1155
Compare w/
Core i5-2500K
5.
Intel Core i5-2500 Image
Intel Core i5-2500
  • Cores: 4
  • Logical Cores: 4
  • Clock: 3.3 GHz
  • Turboclock: 3.7 GHz
  • TDP: 95 W
  • Socket: LGA1155
Compare w/
Core i5-2500K
6.
Intel Core i5-6400 Image
Intel Core i5-6400
  • Cores: 4
  • Logical Cores: 4
  • Clock: 2.7 GHz
  • Turboclock: 3.3 GHz
  • TDP: 65 W
  • Socket: LGA 1151
Compare w/
Core i5-2500K
7.
Intel Core i5-4440 Image
Intel Core i5-4440
  • Cores: 4
  • Logical Cores: 4
  • Clock: 3.1 GHz
  • Turboclock: 3.3 GHz
  • TDP: 84 W
  • Socket: FCLGA1150
Compare w/
Core i5-2500K
8.
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core Image
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core
  • Cores: 8
  • Logical Cores: 8
  • Clock: 3.1 GHz
  • Turboclock: 4.0 GHz
  • TDP: 125 W
  • Socket: AM3+
Compare w/
Core i5-2500K
9.
Intel Core i5-7300HQ Image
Intel Core i5-7300HQ
  • Cores: 4
  • Logical Cores: 4
  • Clock: 2.5 GHz
  • Turboclock: 3.5 GHz
  • TDP: 45 W
Compare w/
Core i5-2500K
10.
Intel Core i5-3450 Image
Intel Core i5-3450
  • Cores: 4
  • Logical Cores: 4
  • Clock: 3.1 GHz
  • Turboclock: 3.5 GHz
  • TDP: 77 W
  • Socket: LGA1155
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Core i5-2500K

Check Out How Good Will Intel Core i5-2500K Run Games

Results can vary in comparison to reality. Frames per second can vary because of differences in hardware and software enviroments.

Shown number of Frames Per Second is the maximal possible you can get with that CPU

Game
Frames Per Second
A Plague Tale: Innocence
50.5 FPS
ARK: Survival Evolved
46.3 FPS
Anno 1800
47.2 FPS
Anthem
55 FPS
Apex Legends
54.3 FPS
Assassins Creed 4 Black Flag
55.9 FPS
Battlefield V
45.8 FPS
Black Desert Online
200+ FPS
Borderlands 3
46.8 FPS
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
51.4 FPS
Call of Duty: WWII
51.2 FPS
Dark Souls 3
77.1 FPS
Dauntless
52 FPS
Destiny 2
48 FPS
Devil May Cry 5 (2019)
59.3 FPS
Dying Light
45.1 FPS
FIFA 19
48.9 FPS
Far Cry: New Dawn
59.9 FPS
Far Cry: Primal
89.7 FPS
Forza Horizon 3
49.6 FPS
Forza Horizon 4
71.1 FPS
Ghost Recon Breakpoint
53.6 FPS
Grand Theft Auto V
49.8 FPS
Hitman 2 (2018)
77.2 FPS
Just Cause 4
62.9 FPS
Kingdom Come: Deliverance
77.2 FPS
Mad Max
85.6 FPS
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
52.7 FPS
Metro: Exodus
54.1 FPS
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
85.2 FPS
Middle-earth: Shadow of War
52.9 FPS
Monster Hunter World
59.3 FPS
Mordhau
47.4 FPS
Mortal Kombat X
85.2 FPS
NBA 2K19
57.5 FPS
No Mans Sky
200+ FPS
Overwatch
200+ FPS
PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds
48.2 FPS
Pro Evolution Soccer 2019
64.5 FPS
Rage 2
54.5 FPS
Rainbow Six: Siege
59.6 FPS
Ring of Elysium
71.8 FPS
Rise of the Tomb Raider
82.8 FPS
Sea of Thieves
51 FPS
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
49.1 FPS
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
77.1 FPS
Sniper Elite 4
84.9 FPS
Star Wars: Battlefront 2
51.6 FPS
Tekken 7
46.7 FPS
The Division 2
57.6 FPS
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition
55.5 FPS
Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands
78 FPS
Total War: Three Kingdoms
54.4 FPS
Total War: Warhammer 2
48.3 FPS
WWE 2K19
53.2 FPS
Watch Dogs 2
48.8 FPS
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
42.7 FPS
Wolfenstein: Youngblood
42.7 FPS
World War Z
59.2 FPS
Game
Frames Per Second
A Plague Tale: Innocence
72.6 FPS
ARK: Survival Evolved
41.5 FPS
Anno 1800
42.3 FPS
Anthem
41 FPS
Apex Legends
52 FPS
Assassins Creed 4 Black Flag
51.7 FPS
Battlefield V
34.1 FPS
Black Desert Online
200+ FPS
Borderlands 3
69.8 FPS
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
45.3 FPS
Call of Duty: WWII
48.6 FPS
Dark Souls 3
57.5 FPS
Dauntless
46.5 FPS
Destiny 2
48.7 FPS
Devil May Cry 5 (2019)
44.2 FPS
Dying Light
40.4 FPS
FIFA 19
55 FPS
Far Cry: New Dawn
44.7 FPS
Far Cry: Primal
67 FPS
Forza Horizon 3
37.1 FPS
Forza Horizon 4
53.1 FPS
Ghost Recon Breakpoint
40 FPS
Grand Theft Auto V
74.3 FPS
Hitman 2 (2018)
57.6 FPS
Just Cause 4
46.9 FPS
Kingdom Come: Deliverance
57.6 FPS
Mad Max
63.9 FPS
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
39.4 FPS
Metro: Exodus
40.4 FPS
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
63.6 FPS
Middle-earth: Shadow of War
39.5 FPS
Monster Hunter World
44.2 FPS
Mordhau
35.4 FPS
Mortal Kombat X
63.6 FPS
NBA 2K19
70.3 FPS
No Mans Sky
200+ FPS
Overwatch
200+ FPS
PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds
45.6 FPS
Pro Evolution Soccer 2019
48.2 FPS
Rage 2
40.7 FPS
Rainbow Six: Siege
88.2 FPS
Ring of Elysium
53.6 FPS
Rise of the Tomb Raider
61.8 FPS
Sea of Thieves
61.4 FPS
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
57.5 FPS
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
57.5 FPS
Sniper Elite 4
63.4 FPS
Star Wars: Battlefront 2
38.5 FPS
Tekken 7
63 FPS
The Division 2
43 FPS
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition
78.8 FPS
Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands
58.2 FPS
Total War: Three Kingdoms
40.6 FPS
Total War: Warhammer 2
64.4 FPS
WWE 2K19
39.7 FPS
Watch Dogs 2
54.1 FPS
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
31.9 FPS
Wolfenstein: Youngblood
31.9 FPS
World War Z
44.1 FPS
Game
Frames Per Second
A Plague Tale: Innocence
45.5 FPS
ARK: Survival Evolved
26 FPS
Anno 1800
26.5 FPS
Anthem
25.7 FPS
Apex Legends
32.6 FPS
Assassins Creed 4 Black Flag
62.3 FPS
Battlefield V
21.4 FPS
Black Desert Online
200+ FPS
Borderlands 3
43.8 FPS
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
31.3 FPS
Call of Duty: WWII
42 FPS
Dark Souls 3
36.1 FPS
Dauntless
48.5 FPS
Destiny 2
37.2 FPS
Devil May Cry 5 (2019)
27.8 FPS
Dying Light
25.3 FPS
FIFA 19
46.3 FPS
Far Cry: New Dawn
28.1 FPS
Far Cry: Primal
42 FPS
Forza Horizon 3
23.3 FPS
Forza Horizon 4
33.3 FPS
Ghost Recon Breakpoint
25.1 FPS
Grand Theft Auto V
46.6 FPS
Hitman 2 (2018)
36.2 FPS
Just Cause 4
29.5 FPS
Kingdom Come: Deliverance
36.2 FPS
Mad Max
40.1 FPS
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
24.7 FPS
Metro: Exodus
25.4 FPS
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
39.9 FPS
Middle-earth: Shadow of War
24.8 FPS
Monster Hunter World
27.8 FPS
Mordhau
22.2 FPS
Mortal Kombat X
39.9 FPS
NBA 2K19
88.2 FPS
No Mans Sky
200+ FPS
Overwatch
200+ FPS
PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds
28.6 FPS
Pro Evolution Soccer 2019
30.2 FPS
Rage 2
25.5 FPS
Rainbow Six: Siege
55.4 FPS
Ring of Elysium
66.8 FPS
Rise of the Tomb Raider
38.8 FPS
Sea of Thieves
38.5 FPS
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
36.1 FPS
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
36.1 FPS
Sniper Elite 4
39.8 FPS
Star Wars: Battlefront 2
24.2 FPS
Tekken 7
39.5 FPS
The Division 2
27 FPS
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Special Edition
49.5 FPS
Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands
36.5 FPS
Total War: Three Kingdoms
25.5 FPS
Total War: Warhammer 2
40.4 FPS
WWE 2K19
24.9 FPS
Watch Dogs 2
34 FPS
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
20 FPS
Wolfenstein: Youngblood
20 FPS
World War Z
27.7 FPS