Intel Core i5 5250U 

Released January, 2015
  • 1.6 GHz
  • Dual core

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Intel Core i5 5250U

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 5250U
36.62 mHash/s
Celeron N3150
7.75 mHash/s
Core i5 5200U
19.78 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i5 5250U
21.99 mPixels/s
Celeron N3150
4.72 mPixels/s
Core i5 5200U
14.84 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 5250U
1.54 fps
Celeron N3150
0.48 fps
Core i5 5200U
0.71 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 5250U

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 5250U

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 5250U
3,470,000 MB/s
Celeron N3150
335.9 MB/s
Core i5 5200U
3,380,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i5 5250U

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i5 5250U

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Clock speed 1.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.7 GHz
Cores Dual core
Is unlocked No


Has a NX bit Yes
Supports trusted computing No
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 2.0
  10. AVX
  11. SSE4
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

Annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year
Performance per watt 61.56 pt/W
Typical power consumption 12.19W


Architecture DMI 2.0
Transfer rate 5,000 MT/s


Architecture x86-64
Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm
Max CPUs 1


Overclocked clock speed 2.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.6 GHz

integrated graphics

Label Intel® HD Graphics 6000
Number of displays supported 3
GPU clock speed 300 MHz
Turbo clock speed 950 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type
  1. DDR3-1600
  2. DDR3
Channels Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s
Maximum memory size 16,384 MB
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I purchased a new laptop and it is with i5250u 1.6ghz as base frequency. Other laptops with same model number are coming with i5200u 2.2 as base frequency. Is there a noticeable difference we see while working on laptops with these different processors?
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