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Product Name
Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Intel® Core™ i7-2600 Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz)
Code Name
Sandy Bridge Sandy Bridge Sandy Bridge Sandy Bridge
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Essentials
Processor Number
i5-2500 i5-2500K i7-2600 i7-2600K
Status
End of Life End of Life Launched End of Life
Launch Date
Q1'11 Q1'11 Q1'11 Q1'11
Expected Discontinuance
Q1'2013 Q1'2013 Q1'2013
Lithography
32 nm 32 nm 32 nm 32 nm
Recommended Customer Price
N/A N/A $273.00 N/A
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Performance
# of Cores
4 4 4 4
# of Threads
4 4 8 8
Processor Base Frequency
3.30 GHz 3.30 GHz 3.40 GHz 3.40 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
3.70 GHz 3.70 GHz 3.80 GHz 3.80 GHz
Cache
6 MB SmartCache 6 MB SmartCache 8 MB SmartCache 8 MB SmartCache
Bus Speed
5 GT/s DMI 5 GT/s DMI 5 GT/s DMI 5 GT/s DMI
TDP
95 W 95 W 95 W 95 W
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Supplemental Information
Embedded Options Available
No No Yes No
Datasheet
Link Link Link Link
Conflict Free
Yes
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Memory Specifications
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 32 GB 32 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
DDR3 1066/1333 DDR3 1066/1333 DDR3 1066/1333 DDR3 1066/1333
Max # of Memory Channels
2 2 2 2
Max Memory Bandwidth
21 GB/s 21 GB/s 21 GB/s 21 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
No No No No
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Graphics Specifications
Processor Graphics
Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Intel® HD Graphics 3000 Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Intel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency
850.00 MHz 850.00 MHz 850.00 MHz 850.00 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.10 GHz 1.10 GHz 1.35 GHz 1.35 GHz
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Wireless Display
No No No No
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Yes Yes Yes Yes
# of Displays Supported
2 2 2 2
Device ID
0x102 0x112 0x102 0x112
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Expansion Options
PCI Express Revision
2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
16 16 16 16
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Package Specifications
Sockets Supported
LGA1155 LGA1155 LGA1155 LGA1155
Max CPU Configuration
1 1 1 1
TCASE
72.6°C 72.6°C 72.6°C 72.6°C
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Low Halogen Options Available
See MDDS See MDDS See MDDS See MDDS
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Advanced Technologies
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0
Intel® vPro Technology
Yes No Yes No
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
No No Yes Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Yes No Yes No
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Intel® 64
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Instruction Set
64-bit 64-bit 64-bit 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX SSE4.1/4.2, AVX SSE4.1/4.2, AVX SSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Idle States
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Yes Yes Yes Yes
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Intel® Data Protection Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions
Yes Yes Yes Yes
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Intel® Platform Protection Technology
Trusted Execution Technology
Yes No Yes No
Execute Disable Bit
Yes Yes Yes Yes