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Intel Core i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, 3.30 GHz) Box (BX80623I52500K)
9.1 out of 10

Intel Core i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, 3.30 GHz) Box (BX80623I52500K)

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Reviews and Problems with Intel Core i5-2500K Processor (6M Cache, 3.30 GHz) Box (BX80623I52500K)

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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

ComputerShopper
3 January 2011
  • Conclusion: But bear one important point in mind: If you're sticking to the Intel front, upgrading to the new architecture also necessitates the purchase of a new Socket 1155 motherboard. And if you’re already investing in a processor, motherboard, and new CPU cooler, the Core i5-2500K’s biggest competition may...
  • Pros: Very fast performance for the price, Unlocked multiplier for easy overclocking
  • Cons: New chipset requirements mean you’ll need a new Socket 1155 motherboard, Integrated graphics performance still slow compared to cheap dedicated 3D cards
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Overall 9
8.5

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge GPU Performance

techPowerUp!
2 January 2011
  • Summary: Intel's new Sandy Bridge IGP manages to claim the performance leadership of all integrated graphics solutions on the market. It offers nearly twice the performance of its predecessor within the Clarkdale CPU.
  • Pros: GPU performance greatly improved compared to last generation, Up to 4x AA support, 32 nm CPU, plenty of computation power, GPU fully integrated in the CPU die, Support for DirectX 10.1, Turbo Boost increases GPU clock, HDMI Audio bitstreaming supported, HDMI 1.4 & 3D support, Dedicated transcodin...
  • Cons: No support for DirectX 11, Limited GPU performance, Drivers not as mature as the ones from ATI or NVIDIA, No support for CUDA, PhysX, OpenCL
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Overall 7
7.0

Intel Core i5 2500K

productoreview.com
4 March 2011
  • Conclusion: Lo malo: Se debe utilizar con la placa madre LGA-1155, y carece de posibilidades de ejecutar aplicaciones paralelas, debido a la falta de Hyper-Threading (disponible con Intel Sandy Bridge Core i7-2600K).
  • Pros: Lo bueno: Este procesador está desbloqueado para ser overclockeado, y no presenta mayores problemas de temperatura.
  • Cons: Lo malo: Se debe utilizar con la placa madre LGA-1155, y carece de posibilidades de ejecutar aplicaciones paralelas, debido a la falta de Hyper-Threading (disponible con Intel Sandy Bridge Core i7-2600K). El resultado final: Si usted es un jugador casual que ejecuta títulos populares, este proces...
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