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Intel Core i5-2500 vs Core i7 8700

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7 8700 38.4 GT/s
Core i5-2500 13.2 GT/s
Difference: 25.2 (191%)

Core Speed

Core i5-2500 3.3 GHz
Core i7 8700 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)

Threads

Core i7 8700 12
Core i5-2500 4
Difference: 8 (200%)

TDP

Core i5-2500 95 Watts
Core i7 8700 35 Watts
Difference: 60 (171%)

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Model Core i5-2500 Core i7 8700
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge Coffee Lake
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.2 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 6
Total Threads 4 12
Turbo 1/2/3/4 4.6 GHz
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 12MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 2000 UHD 630
TDP 95 Watts 35 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 LGA 1151
Released 2011-01-01 August 2017
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Core i5-2500

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