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Product Collection
Vertical Segment
Processor Number
Off Roadmap
Status
Launch Date
Expected Discontinuance
Lithography
Product Collection
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Legacy Intel® Core™ Processors Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Legacy Intel® Core™ Processors
Vertical Segment
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Desktop Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Desktop
Processor Number
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) i5-2500K Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) i5-2550K
Off Roadmap
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) No
Status
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Discontinued Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Discontinued
Launch Date
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Q1'11 Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Q1'12
Expected Discontinuance
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Q1'13 Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Q1'13
Lithography
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 32 nm Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 32 nm

Performance

# of Cores
# of Threads
Processor Base Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
Cache
Bus Speed
TDP
# of Cores
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 4 Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 4
# of Threads
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 4 Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 4
Processor Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 3.30 GHz Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 3.40 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 3.70 GHz Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 3.80 GHz
Cache
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 6 MB Intel® Smart Cache Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 6 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Bus Speed
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 5 GT/s Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 5 GT/s
TDP
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 95 W Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 95 W

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available
Datasheet
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) No
Datasheet
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) View now Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) View 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 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 32 GB Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 32 GB
Memory Types
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) DDR3 1066/1333 Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) DDR3 1066/1333
Max # of Memory Channels
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 2 Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 2
Max Memory Bandwidth
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 21 GB/s Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 21 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) No

Processor Graphics

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 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Intel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 850 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 1.10 GHz
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) No
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) No
# of Displays Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 2
Device ID
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 0x112

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
PCI Express Revision
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 2.0 Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 16 Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 16

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported
Max CPU Configuration
TCASE
Package Size
Sockets Supported
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) LGA1155 Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) LGA1155
Max CPU Configuration
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 1 Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 1
TCASE
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 72.6°C Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 72.6°C
Package Size
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 37.5mm x 37.5mm Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 37.5mm x 37.5mm

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
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 Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 2.0 Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 2.0
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) No
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) No
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) No
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes
Intel® 64
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes
Instruction Set
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) 64-bit Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX
Idle States
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes
Intel® Fast Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes

Security & Reliability

Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) No Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) No
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Core™ i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.70 GHz) Yes Intel® Core™ i5-2550K Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.80 GHz) Yes

AC

Active: This specific part is active.

EN

End of Life: Product End of Life notification has been published.

NI

Not Implemented: No Orders, Inquiries, Quotes, Deliveries Returns, or Shipments.

NO

No Orders after Last Order Entry Date: Used for end of life products. Allows for delivery and returns.

OB

Obsolete: Inventory available. No future supplies will be available.

PA

Pre Active: Orders may be taken, but not scheduled, nor shipped.

QR

Quality/Reliability Hold.

RP

Retired Price:  All functions are blocked similar to RT status (orders, returns, shipments, etc).  However, RP status allows price reference structure maintenance and price record maintenance which will be reflected in Data Warehouse and Legacy systems.

RS

Reschedule

RT

Retired: This specific part is no longer being manufactured or purchased and no inventory is available.

E2

Obsolete and past last time buy.

BR

Bookings Release (BR) – Product can be booked but not shipped.