Intel Core i5-2500: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i5-2500 sales 9 January 2011 at a recommended price of $85. This is Sandy Bridge architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3700 MHz and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is LGA1155 processor with a TDP of 95 Watt. It supports DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.35 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.