Intel Core i5-2500 3.30GHz (Sandybridge) Socket LGA1155 Processor - Retail
Quad Core, 3.30GHz clock speed, 32nm Process, 6MB L3 Cache, Dual Channel DDR3 Controller, Integrated HD 2000 Graphics, 3 Year Warranty
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Description:Intel's new Sandybridge based CPU's is a complete new refresh that requires new socket LGA1155 mainboards. This new platform uses less power and has vastly superior integrated graphics. The HD2000 graphics is capable of all multimedia task featuring DirectX 10.1 runtime making them ideal for gamers too.
- Lithography Process: 32 nm
- Cores: 4
- Threads: 4
- Frequency: 3.30 GHz (Turbo Mode 3.70GHz)
- Integrated HD 2000 (6 EUs) Graphics
- Integrated Graphics Frequency: 850MHz (1100MHz Turbo)
- Cache: 6 MB shared L3
- Memory Controller: Dual channel DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600 MHz
- TDP: 95W
- Socket: LGA1155
- Compatible with Socket 1156 heatsinks
- 3yr Warranty
|Warranty Type||Manufacturer via Aria|
|Warranty Period (yrs)||3|
Comments, Questions & Reviews:
Will watercooling do? by Barryonepointfour
I am planning on building a new system with this CPU and I was wondering if I should install a back fan in the Sharkoon Vaya Value Black Midi Tower Windowed Chassis w/ USB3.0 ( 47084 ) or will Corsair H40 Water-Cooling CPU Cooler( 47893 ) do? Also could I remove the front fan if I install the water cooling?
if your running the cpu at stock speed adding a fan at the rear should be sufficent if you going to overclock water cooling is a good option because it dsnt take up much space and you get good cooling performance you could remove the from fan if you wanted but i would recommend removing the rear fan to install the water cooling
virtualisation by blondejon
does the non k version support virtualisation?
Both support "Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)" yes.
You can compare the chips here: http://goo.gl/CoKXY
Pre-order? by Jhaemes
When will this item be available?
Please contact [email protected] or 0844 999 2499 who should be able to assist you with this.
Would this work fine with: by Esz
45511 & 46967 would work fine with this, should it not?
Absolutely, although you would need to overclock the RAM in the BIOS in order to the full 1600MHz speed otherwise it will run at the fastest speed natively supported (in this case 1333MHz).
Overclock by LMB
Does this CPU support overclocking?
Thanks a lot.
No, the only i-series processors suitable for overclocking end in a k, so for the i5 your looking for the 2500k (Qc 43216)