Average Bench: 47.9% (297th of 985)

Based on 40 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500T CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 35%Average: 47.9% Great: 53%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2500T averaged 52.1% 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 75.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2500T is just 17.9%. 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 238Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 40 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.8 SC Int 75.7 86.2
42.2 SC Float 75.6 86.5
42.1 SC Mixed 75.6 86.4
60.5% 75.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
137 QC Int 235 264
128 QC Float 235 259
120 QC Mixed 233 256
53.2% 235 Pts
Min Avg Max
111 MC Int 237 266
115 MC Float 238 257
117 MC Mixed 238 262
35.7% 238 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SKTH, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.3
SC Float 74.2
SC Mixed 84.9
63% 78.5 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 253
QC Mixed 252
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 247
MC Float 254
MC Mixed 256
38% 253 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.1
SC Float 84.7
SC Mixed 84.7
67% 84.2 Pts
QC Int 255
QC Float 245
QC Mixed 252
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 252
MC Float 250
MC Mixed 254
38% 252 Pts
SKTH, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.5
SC Float 85.6
SC Mixed 84.1
68% 84.4 Pts
QC Int 253
QC Float 253
QC Mixed 250
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 253
MC Float 250
MC Mixed 251
38% 251 Pts
SKTH, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.9
SC Float 81.7
SC Mixed 81.1
65% 80.9 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 252
QC Mixed 251
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 253
MC Float 250
MC Mixed 256
38% 253 Pts
SKTH, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84
SC Float 85.2
SC Mixed 78.7
66% 82.6 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 253
QC Mixed 251
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 252
MC Float 255
MC Mixed 245
38% 250 Pts
SKTH, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.9
SC Float 67.5
SC Mixed 77.8
59% 73.7 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 252
QC Mixed 252
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 250
MC Float 254
MC Mixed 254
38% 253 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.7
SC Float 67.9
SC Mixed 66.1
56% 69.9 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 242
QC Mixed 208
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 226
MC Float 223
MC Mixed 222
34% 224 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,407,496 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-2500T Builds (Compare 17,666 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $87

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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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