Intel Core i5-2500 i5 2500 3.3 GHz Quad-Core Quad-Thread CPU Processor 6M 95W LGA 1155
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Intel Core i5-2500 i5 2500 3.3 GHz Quad-Core Quad-Thread CPU Processor 6M 95W LGA 1155

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Price: US $62.46 / piece
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Intel Core i5-2500 specifications


General information


CPU / Microprocessor

Market segment



Intel Core i5

Model number?


CPU part numbers

  • CM8062300834203is an OEM/tray microprocessor

  • CM8062300834204is an OEM/tray microprocessor

  • BX80623I52500is a boxed processor with fan and heatsink (English version)

  • BXC80623I52500is a boxed processor with fan and heatsink (Chinese version)


3300 MHz

Maximum turbo frequency

3700 MHz (1 core)
3600 MHz (2 cores)
3500 MHz (3 cores)
3400 MHz (4 cores)

Bus speed?

5 GT/s DMI

Clock multiplier?



1155-land Flip-Chip Land Grid Array


Socket 1155 / H2 / LGA1155


1.48" x 1.48" / 3.75cm x 3.75cm


0.9oz / 25.4g (CPU)
12.9oz / 365.5g (box)



Introduction date

Jan 9, 2011

End-of-Life date

Last order date is March 29, 2013
Last shipment date for tray processors is September 27, 2013

Price at introduction


S-spec numbers

Part number

ES/QS processors

Production processors













Architecture / Microarchitecture


Sandy Bridge

Processor core?

Sandy Bridge

Core stepping?

D2 (Q1EF, Q1J0, SR00T)

Manufacturing process

0.032 micron High-K metal gate process

Data width

64 bit

The number of CPU cores


The number of threads


Floating Point Unit


Level 1 cache size?

4 x 32 KB 8-way set associative instruction caches
4 x 32 KB 8-way set associative data caches

Level 2 cache size?

4 x 256 KB 8-way set associative caches

Level 3 cache size

6 MB 12-way set associative shared cache

Cache latency

4 (L1 cache)
11 (L2 cache)
26 (L3 cache)

Physical memory

32 GB




  • MMX instructions

  • SSE / Streaming SIMD Extensions

  • SSE2 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 2

  • SSE3 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 3

  • SSSE3 / Supplemental Streaming SIMD Extensions 3

  • SSE4 / SSE4.1 + SSE4.2 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 4?

  • AES / Advanced Encryption Standard instructions

  • AVX / Advanced Vector Extensions

  • EM64T / Extended Memory 64 technology / Intel 64?

  • NX / XD / Execute disable bit?

  • TBT 2.0 / Turbo Boost technology 2.0?

  • VT-x / Virtualization technology?

  • VT-d / Virtualization for directed I/O

  • TXT / Trusted Execution technology

Low power features

Enhanced SpeedStep technology?

Integrated peripherals / components

Integrated graphics

GPU Type: HD 2000
Microarchitecture: Gen 6
Execution units: 6
Base frequency (MHz): 850
Maximum frequency (MHz): 1100
The number of supported displays: 2

Memory controller

The number of controllers: 1
Memory channels: 2
Supported memory: DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333
Maximum memory bandwidth (GB/s): 21.3

Other peripherals

  • Direct Media Interface 2.0

  • PCI Express 2.0 interface

Electrical / Thermal parameters

Maximum operating temperature?


Thermal Design Power?

95 Watt

  • Brand Name: Intel
  • Intel Model: Intel Core i5-2500
  • Support Memory Channels: 2pcs
  • PCIe VERSION: PCIe 2.0
  • Application: Desktop
  • Number OF Therads: 4
  • Usage Scenario: Others
  • Support Memory Type: DDR3
  • Support Chipset Models: Intel B75
  • Processor Type: Intel Core i5
  • Chip Process: 32 nanometers
  • Default TDP / TDP: 95W
  • Origin: MY(Origin)
  • Unlocked: Yes
  • Socket Type: LGA 1155
  • Type: Quad-Core
  • GPU-built: Yes
  • Launch Date: 2004
  • L3 Cache Capacity: 6 MBMB
  • Number of Cores: Quad-Core
  • Package: No
  • L2 Cache Capacity: 1 MBMB
  • Model Number: Intel Core i5-2500
  • Warranty: One year warranty


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