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Product Name
Intel® Core™ i7-2600S Processor (8M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Intel® Core™ i5-2500S Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Intel® Core™ i5-2405S Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Code Name
Sandy Bridge Sandy Bridge Sandy Bridge
End of Life End of Life End of Life
Launch Date
Q1'11 Q1'11 Q2'11
Expected Discontinuance
Q1'2013 Q1'2013 Q1'2013
Processor Number
i7-2600S i5-2500S i5-2405S
8 MB Intel® Smart Cache 6 MB Intel® Smart Cache 6 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Bus Type
System Bus
5 GT/s 5 GT/s 5 GT/s
Instruction Set
64-bit 64-bit 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
SSE4.1/4.2, AVX SSE4.1/4.2, AVX SSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options Available
No No No
32 nm 32 nm 32 nm
Recommended Customer Price
N/A TRAY: $205.00 N/A
Link Link Link
# of Cores
4 4 4
# of Threads
8 4 4
Processor Base Frequency
2.8 GHz 2.7 GHz 2.5 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
3.8 GHz 3.7 GHz 3.3 GHz
65 W 65 W 65 W
Memory Specifications
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
32 GB 32 GB 32 GB
Memory Types
DDR3 1066/1333 DDR3 1066/1333 DDR3 1066/1333
Max # of Memory Channels
2 2 2
Max Memory Bandwidth
21 GB/s 21 GB/s 21 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
No No No
Graphics Specifications
Processor Graphics
Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Intel® HD Graphics 2000 Intel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency
850 MHz 850 MHz 850 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.35 GHz 1.1 GHz 1.1 GHz
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Yes Yes Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Insider™
Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Wireless Display
No No No
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Yes Yes Yes
# of Displays Supported
2 2 2
Device ID
0x102 0x102 0x112
Expansion Options
PCI Express Revision
2.0 2.0 2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
16 16 16
Package Specifications
Max CPU Configuration
1 1 1
69.1°C 69.1°C 69.1°C
Package Size
37.5mm x 37.5mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets Supported
LGA1155 LGA1155 FCLGA1155, LGA1155
Low Halogen Options Available
Advanced Technologies
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
2.0 2.0 2.0
Intel® vPro Technology
Yes Yes No
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Yes No No
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Yes Yes No
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Yes Yes Yes
Intel® 64
Yes Yes Yes
Idle States
Yes Yes Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Yes Yes Yes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Data Protection Technology
Intel® AES New Instructions
Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Platform Protection Technology
Trusted Execution Technology
Yes Yes No
Execute Disable Bit
Yes Yes Yes