Intel Core i5 2500K
Default clock: 3300MHz, 95 Watt. Average overclock on air, water, cascade or liquid nitrogen
Hardware index based on 23,417 submissions (performance relative to fastest system, more info).
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CPU overclocking records

World records achieved by overclocking a Intel Core i5 2500K processor. Click on view more to see the complete hall of fame.

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
CPU Frequency 6014.1 mhz (49.8pts) Rankings
PiFast 12sec 310ms (49.7pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M 6sec 140ms (49.9pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M Netherlands 5min 35sec 969ms (49.8pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m 5sec 31ms (49.7pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m 2min 41sec 203ms (49.7pts) Rankings
XTU Australia 1065 marks (49.8pts) Rankings
PCMark04 20090 marks (2pts) Rankings
PCMark05 52671 marks (17.4pts) Rankings
PCMark Vantage Greece 33252 marks (8pts) Rankings
PCMark 7 7268 marks (9.8pts) Rankings
PCMark10 n/a Rankings
PCMark10 Express n/a Rankings
PCMark10 Extended n/a Rankings
Cinebench - 2003 Belgium 4441 points (0pts) Rankings
PCMark Android - Work 1.0 n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 Belgium 9.2 points (22pts) Rankings
PCMark Android - Work 2.0 n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R15 Belgium 782 cb (17.2pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 100M Belgium 31sec 447ms (4.4pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 1B Belgium 7min 41sec 38ms (2pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 1080p Belgium 20.18 fps (5.2pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 4k Greece 4.59 fps (2pts) Rankings
Y-Cruncher - Pi-25m Russian Federation 2sec 561ms (0pts) Rankings
Y-Cruncher - Pi-1b Russian Federation 3min 22sec 20ms (0pts) Rankings
Y-Cruncher - Pi-10b n/a Rankings
3DMark11 Physics Russian Federation 9717 Points (0pts) Rankings
PerformanceTest Russian Federation 5585 Marks (0pts) Rankings
HWBOT Prime Australia 5315.34 pps (0pts) Rankings
WinRAR Greece 8882 KB/s (0pts) Rankings
Black Hole Benchmark Spain 14616 marks (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core Austria 16462 points (5.8pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Single Core Austria 4955 points (4.6pts) Rankings
PerformanceTest Mobile n/a Rankings
Vellamo Multicore n/a Rankings
HEVC h.265 Decode Russian Federation 1031.94 marks (0pts) Rankings
RealBench HWBOT Version United States 121876 Points (0pts) Rankings
Speedsys n/a Rankings
Geekbench4 - Single Core United States 5358 points (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Multi Core United States 15931 points (0pts) Rankings
Testcpu Russian Federation 4441 999 (0pts) Rankings
Parallel PI Russian Federation 35sec 134ms (0pts) Rankings

Core i5 2500K used in other benchmarks

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
Aquamark 451134 marks (17.8pts) Rankings
Reference Frequency Netherlands 111.6 MHz (7pts) Rankings
AS SSD United States 3303 points (0pts) Rankings
Memory Frequency Germany 1184.1 MHz (0pts) Rankings
3DMark 99 Max 98704 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2000 Germany 86905 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2001 SE 139812 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark03 Italy 234330 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark05 Netherlands 56652 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark06 United States 42876 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Performance United Kingdom 21234 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Entry Russian Federation 18159 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Extreme Denmark 9042 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Performance United Kingdom 53078 marks (0pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Denmark 2631.9 MByte/sec. (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Germany 206530 marks (1.3pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme United Kingdom 184396 marks (0.7pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Read Bandwidth 28324 MByte/sec. (19pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Moldova 153167 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Cloud Gate United Kingdom 23288 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Basic United States 6575.1 DX9 Marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Sky Diver United Kingdom 26589 marks (0.3pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Xtreme United States 6639.85 DX11 Marks (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 1080P Xtreme Portugal 2531 Points (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike United Kingdom 19074 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 576p Spain 48129 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme United Kingdom 12308 marks (1.5pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 720p Germany 32004 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1080p United Kingdom 14370 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Ultra United Kingdom 7596 marks (1.5pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1440p Germany 7639 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 4K unknown 13073 marks (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 1B United Kingdom 16sec 80ms (2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Germany 7291 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 32B France 24min 59sec 459ms (1pts) Rankings
AIDA64 - Memory Read Russian Federation 29846 MB/s (0pts) Rankings