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Essentials

Product Collection
Vertical Segment
Processor Number
Status
Launch Date
Expected Discontinuance
Lithography
Recommended Customer Price
Product Collection
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz)2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processors Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz)2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processors Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz)2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz)2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorDesktop Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorDesktop Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorDesktop Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorDesktop
Processor Number
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processori5-2500 Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processori5-2500K Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processori7-2600 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processori7-2600K
Status
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorEnd of Life Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorEnd of Life Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorLaunched Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorEnd of Life
Launch Date
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorQ1'11 Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorQ1'11 Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorQ1'11 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorQ1'11
Expected Discontinuance
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorQ1'2013 Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorQ1'2013 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorQ1'2013
Lithography
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor32 nm Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor32 nm Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor32 nm Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor32 nm
Recommended Customer Price
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorN/A Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorN/A Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor$261.00 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorN/A

Performance

# of Cores
# of Threads
Processor Base Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
Cache
Bus Speed
TDP
# of Cores
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor4 Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor4 Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor4 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor4
# of Threads
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor4 Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor4 Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor8 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor8
Processor Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor3.30 GHz Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor3.30 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor3.40 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor3.40 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor3.70 GHz Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor3.70 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor3.80 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor3.80 GHz
Cache
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor6 MB SmartCache Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor6 MB SmartCache Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor8 MB SmartCache Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor8 MB SmartCache
Bus Speed
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor5 GT/s DMI Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor5 GT/s DMI Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor5 GT/s DMI Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor5 GT/s DMI
TDP
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor95 W Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor95 W Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor95 W Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor95 W

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Datasheet
Conflict Free
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorNo
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorView now Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorView now Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorView now Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorView now
Conflict Free
Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Memory Types
Max # of Memory Channels
Max Memory Bandwidth
ECC Memory Supported
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor32 GB Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor32 GB Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor32 GB Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor32 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorDDR3 1066/1333 Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorDDR3 1066/1333 Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorDDR3 1066/1333 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorDDR3 1066/1333
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor2 Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor2 Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor2 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor2
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor21 GB/s Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor21 GB/s Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor21 GB/s Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor21 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorNo

Graphics Specifications

Processor Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
# of Displays Supported
Device ID
Processor Graphics
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics 2000 Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics 3000 Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics 2000 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor850.00 MHz Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor850.00 MHz Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor850.00 MHz Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor850.00 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor1.10 GHz Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor1.10 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor1.35 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor1.35 GHz
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes
# of Displays Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor2 Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor2 Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor2 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor2
Device ID
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor0x102 Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor0x112 Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor0x102 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor0x112

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
PCI Express Revision
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor2.0 Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor2.0 Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor2.0 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor16 Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor16 Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor16 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor16

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
TCASE
Package Size
Low Halogen Options Available
Sockets Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorLGA1155 Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorLGA1155 Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorLGA1155 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorLGA1155
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor1 Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor1 Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor1 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor1
TCASE
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor72.6°C Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor72.6°C Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor72.6°C Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor72.6°C
Package Size
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor37.5mm x 37.5mm Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor37.5mm x 37.5mm Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor37.5mm x 37.5mm Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor37.5mm x 37.5mm
Low Halogen Options Available
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorSee MDDS Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorSee MDDS Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorSee MDDS Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorSee MDDS

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® vPro™ Technology
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® 64
Instruction Set
Instruction Set Extensions
Idle States
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor2.0 Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor2.0 Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor2.0 Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorNo
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorNo
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor64-bit Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor64-bit Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor64-bit Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorSSE4.1/4.2, AVX Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorSSE4.1/4.2, AVX Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorSSE4.1/4.2, AVX Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Idle States
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes

Intel® Data Protection Technology

Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes

Intel® Platform Protection Technology

Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorNo
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600 ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i7-2600K ProcessorYes

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