Average Bench: 37.3% (418th of 1184)

Based on 115 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500T CPU @ 2.30GHz
Poor: 29%Average: 37.3% Great: 41%
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5-2500T averaged 62.7% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 136Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2500T is just 12.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2500T performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 233Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 231Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 115 samples)
Min Avg Max
53.7 1-Core 73.2 85.4
96.5 2-Core 136 159
49.8% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
153 4-Core 229 254
144 8-Core 231 255
31.4% 230 Pts
Min Avg Max
149 64-Core 233 256
15.7% 233 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
SKTH, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.5
2-Core 146
52% 111 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 244
33% 244 Pts
64-Core 242
16% 242 Pts
SKTH, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.9
2-Core 134
50% 104 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 244
33% 242 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.2
2-Core 139
51% 107 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 246
33% 241 Pts
64-Core 243
16% 243 Pts
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500T CPU @ 2.30GHz, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.5
2-Core 127
49% 101 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 240
31% 228 Pts
64-Core 222
15% 222 Pts
SKTH, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.9
2-Core 145
53% 111 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 212
27% 199 Pts
64-Core 236
16% 236 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.3 GHz
1-Core 58.2
2-Core 102
38% 79.9 Pts
4-Core 109
8-Core 103
15% 106 Pts
64-Core 112
8% 112 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,082,355 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-2500T Builds (Compare 853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

System: Viglen DQ67SW

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $177

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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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