Intel Core i5 2500K
Default clock: 3300MHz, 95 Watt. Average overclock on air, water, cascade or liquid nitrogen
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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 (49.8pts) 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 Greece 1100 marks (49.7pts) Rankings
PCMark 2004 20090 marks (2pts) Rankings
PCMark 2005 52671 marks (17.2pts) Rankings
PCMark Vantage Greece 33252 marks (7.6pts) Rankings
PCMark7 7268 marks (9.4pts) Rankings
Cinebench - 2003 United Kingdom 4432 points (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 Hong Kong 9.19 points (19.2pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R15 Hungary 767 cb (13.2pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 100M Serbia 33sec 199ms (2pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 1B Serbia 8min 3sec 945ms (2pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 1080p Spain 15.02 fps (0pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 4k Greece 3.62 fps (0pts) Rankings
Y-Cruncher - Pi-25m n/a Rankings
Y-Cruncher - Pi-1b n/a Rankings
Y-Cruncher - Pi-10b n/a Rankings
3DMark11 Physics Chile 9264 Points (0pts) Rankings
PerformanceTest Italy 5433.6 Marks (0pts) Rankings
HWBOT Prime Spain 5216.38 pps (19pts) Rankings
WinRAR France 7294 KB/s (0pts) Rankings
Black Hole Benchmark Spain 14616 marks (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core Chile 15453 points (3.8pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Single Core Chile 4626 points (2pts) Rankings
PCMark Android - Work 1.0 n/a Rankings
PerformanceTest Mobile n/a Rankings
Vellamo Multicore n/a Rankings
HEVC h.265 Decode France 635.87 marks (0pts) Rankings
RealBench HWBOT Version France 101519 Points (0pts) Rankings
Speedsys n/a Rankings
Geekbench4 - Single Core n/a Rankings
Geekbench4 - Multi Core n/a Rankings
Testcpu n/a Rankings
PCMark Android - Work 2.0 n/a Rankings
[KRIEG] Math CPU Benchmark 2016 - Basic n/a Rankings
[KRIEG] Math CPU Benchmark 2016 - Extreme n/a Rankings

Core i5 2500K used in other benchmarks

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
Aquamark 451134 marks (18.2pts) Rankings
Reference Clock Netherlands 111.6 MHz (7pts) Rankings
AS SSD Benchmark United States 3303 points (0pts) Rankings
Memory Clock 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 States 20802 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Entry Denmark 17839 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Extreme Denmark 9042 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Performance United Kingdom 48776 marks (1.5pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Denmark 2631.9 MByte/sec. (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Germany 206530 marks (1.6pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Denmark 153961 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Read Bandwidth 28324 MByte/sec. (18.6pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Moldova 153167 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Cloud Gate United Kingdom 23288 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Basic Preset United States 6575.1 DX9 Marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Sky Diver 24868 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Xtreme Preset United States 6639.85 DX11 Marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike United Kingdom 16126 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 576p Spain 48129 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme Denmark 8695 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 720p United Kingdom 31245 marks (2pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1080p United Kingdom 14370 marks (0.1pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Ultra Denmark 4911 marks (0.1pts) 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 Chile 4335 marks (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 32B France 24min 59sec 459ms (2pts) Rankings
AIDA64 - Memory Read Russian Federation 29846 MB/s (0pts) Rankings