Intel Core i5 2500S 

Released January, 2011
  • 2.7 GHz
  • Quad core

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Core i5 2500S

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i5 2500S
2.81 mPixels/s
Core i5 2400S
2.65 mPixels/s

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

Core i5 2500S

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2500S

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2500S

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2500S
2,430,000 MB/s
Core i5 2400S
2,170,000 MB/s
Core i7 2600S
2,475,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2500S

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i5 2500S

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i5 2500S

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Clock speed 2.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.7 GHz
Cores Quad core
Socket type LGA 1155
Is unlocked No


Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. AES
  3. SSE
  4. SSE2
  5. SSE4.1
  6. SSE3
  7. Supplemental SSE3
  8. SSE4.2
  9. AVX
  10. SSE4
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 13.05 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W


Architecture DMI
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s


Architecture x86-64
Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm
Max CPUs 1
Clock multiplier 27
Operating temperature Unknown - 69.1°C


Overclocked clock speed 3.33 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.33 GHz

integrated graphics

Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000
Number of displays supported 2
GPU clock speed 850 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3-1333
  2. DDR3-1066
  3. DDR3
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC No
Maximum bandwidth 21,333.32 MB/s
Maximum memory size 32,768 MB
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