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Essentials

Product Collection
Vertical Segment
Processor Number
Status
Launch Date
Expected Discontinuance
Lithography
Recommended Customer Price
Product Collection
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorLegacy Intel® Core™ Processors Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorLegacy Intel® Core™ Processors
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorDesktop Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorDesktop
Processor Number
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processori5-2500K Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processori5-2500
Status
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorEnd of Life Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorEnd of Life
Launch Date
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorQ1'11 Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorQ1'11
Expected Discontinuance
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorQ1'2013 Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorQ1'2013
Lithography
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor32 nm Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor32 nm
Recommended Customer Price
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorN/A Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorN/A

Performance

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

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Datasheet
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorNo
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorView now Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorView now

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™ i5-2500K Processor32 GB Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor32 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorDDR3 1066/1333 Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorDDR3 1066/1333
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor2 Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor2
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor21 GB/s Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor21 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i5-2500 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™ i5-2500K ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics 3000 Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorIntel® HD Graphics 2000
Graphics Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor850 MHz Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor850 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor1.10 GHz Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor1.10 GHz
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
# of Displays Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor2 Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor2
Device ID
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor0x112 Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor0x102

Expansion Options

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

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
TCASE
Package Size
Low Halogen Options Available
Sockets Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorLGA1155 Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorLGA1155
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor1 Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor1
TCASE
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor72.6°C Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor72.6°C
Package Size
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor37.5mm x 37.5mm Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor37.5mm x 37.5mm
Low Halogen Options Available
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorSee MDDS Intel® Core™ i5-2500 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™ i5-2500K Processor2.0 Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorNo
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor64-bit Intel® Core™ i5-2500 Processor64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorSSE4.1/4.2, AVX Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Idle States
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes

Security & Reliability

Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorNo Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K ProcessorYes Intel® Core™ i5-2500 ProcessorYes

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