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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i3-7350K 7140 points
Core i5-2500K 5650 points
Difference: 1490 (26%)

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i3-7350K 16.8 GT/s
Core i5-2500K 13.2 GT/s
Difference: 3.6 (27%)

Core Speed

Core i3-7350K 4.2 GHz
Core i5-2500K 3.3 GHz
Difference: 0.9 (27%)

Threads

Core i3-7350K 4
Core i5-2500K 4
Difference: 0 (0%)

TDP

Core i5-2500K 95 Watts
Core i3-7350K 60 Watts
Difference: 35 (58%)

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Model Core i3-7350K Core i5-2500K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Kaby Lake-S (14 nm) Sandy Bridge
Core Speed 4.2 GHz 3.3 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 2 4
Total Threads 4 4
Turbo 1/2/3/4
L2 Cache 2 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 4 MB 6 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 630 HD Graphics 3000
TDP 60 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 LGA 1155
Released January 2017 2011-01-01
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