Average Bench: 47.8% (347th of 1117)

Based on 57 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500T CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 36%Average: 47.8% Great: 53%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2500T averaged 52.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Integer Speed 75.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2500T is just 16.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2500T performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 238Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 237Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 57 samples)
Min Avg Max
56 SC Int 75.7 85.2
56.4 SC Float 75.3 86.1
57.6 SC Mixed 75.1 85.7
60.3% 75.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
160 QC Int 234 256
156 QC Float 234 257
154 QC Mixed 233 256
52.9% 233 Pts
Min Avg Max
153 MC Int 237 255
156 MC Float 238 255
125 MC Mixed 237 257
35.6% 237 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.6
SC Float 86.7
SC Mixed 85.1
68% 85.5 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 253
QC Mixed 252
57% 253 Pts
MC Int 230
MC Float 250
MC Mixed 256
37% 245 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.5
SC Float 82.5
SC Mixed 82.6
66% 82.5 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 256
57% 253 Pts
MC Int 255
MC Float 253
MC Mixed 257
38% 255 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
SC Int 55.5
SC Float 58.4
SC Mixed 58.2
46% 57.4 Pts
QC Int 210
QC Float 185
QC Mixed 225
47% 207 Pts
MC Int 244
MC Float 245
MC Mixed 249
37% 246 Pts
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
SC Int 74.3
SC Float 73.8
SC Mixed 72.8
59% 73.6 Pts
QC Int 217
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 199
48% 209 Pts
MC Int 223
MC Float 218
MC Mixed 207
32% 216 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.1
SC Float 60.4
SC Mixed 59.6
49% 61.4 Pts
QC Int 195
QC Float 192
QC Mixed 191
44% 193 Pts
MC Int 223
MC Float 233
MC Mixed 231
34% 229 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,763,778 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-2500T Builds (Compare 1,300 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI H61M-P31/W8 (MS-7788) - $64

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $119

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2500T Processor (6M Cache, up to 3.30 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ1'11
Processor Numberi5-2500T
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Cache6 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.3 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W
Expected DiscontinuanceQ1'2013

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 2000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Wireless DisplayNo
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.25 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedLGA1155

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

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