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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 2500K

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Intel Core i5 2500K

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Intel Core i5 2500K vs the AMD Athlon II X4 650.

Front view of AMD Athlon II X4 650

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AMD Athlon II X4 650

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD Athlon II X4 650 vs the Intel Core i5 2500K.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 2500K vs Athlon II X4 650

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 2500K
2,530,000 MB/s
Athlon II X4 650
128,700 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 2500K  vs
Athlon II X4 650 
Clock speed 3.3 GHz 3.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Core i5 2500K  vs
Athlon II X4 650 
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.98 GHz 0.73 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.88 GHz 0.65 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.98 GHz 0.73 GHz

power consumption

TDP 95W 95W
Annual home energy cost 41.29 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 110.03 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 6.79 pt/W 1.61 pt/W
Typical power consumption 112.55W 77.19W
Intel Core i5 2500K
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