Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Intel Core i5 2500K

CPUBoss Winner
Front view of Intel Core i5 2500K

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 2500K

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 2500K

Report a correction
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 90 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 85% higher clock speed
More l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.98 GHz vs 2.13 GHz More than 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 1,863 vs 533 Around 3.5x better PassMark (Single core) score
Significantly better PassMark score 6,383 vs 426 Around 15x better PassMark score
Much better performance per watt 6.79 pt/W vs 1.61 pt/W Around 4.2x better performance per watt
More cores 4 vs 1 3 more cores; run more applications at once
Newer Jan, 2011 vs Mar, 2005 Release date over 5 years later
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.88 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 2.8x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
More threads 4 vs 1 3 more threads
Front view of AMD Turion 64 technology MT-32

Reasons to consider the
AMD Turion 64 technology MT-32

Report a correction
Much lower typical power consumption 19.5W vs 112.55W 5.8x lower typical power consumption
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 95 °C vs 72.6 °C More than 30% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much lower annual home energy cost 5.78 $/year vs 41.29 $/year 7.1x lower annual home energy cost
More l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 21.02 $/year vs 110.03 $/year 5.2x lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 2500K vs Turion 64 technology MT-32

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 2500K  vs
Turion 64 technology MT-32 
Clock speed 3.3 GHz 1.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Single core
Socket type
LGA 1155
754

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES

details

Core i5 2500K  vs
Turion 64 technology MT-32 
Threads 4 1
L2 cache 1 MB 0.5 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 90 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature 5 - 72.6°C Unknown - 95°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.98 GHz 2.13 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.88 GHz 1.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.98 GHz 2.13 GHz

power consumption

TDP 95W 24W
Annual home energy cost 41.29 $/year 5.78 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 110.03 $/year 21.02 $/year
Performance per watt 6.79 pt/W 1.61 pt/W
Typical power consumption 112.55W 19.5W
Intel Core i5 2500K
Report a correction
AMD Turion 64 technology MT-32
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus