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
3DMark CPU PROFILE MAX United States 2074 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark CPU PROFILE 1 THREAD Australia 519 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark11 Physics France 10783 Points (0pts) Rankings
7-Zip Israel 30847 MIPS (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - 2003 Germany 4650 cb (35pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 Serbia 9.45 cb (70pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 with BenchMate Israel 9.01 CB (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R15 Serbia 815 cb (62pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R15 with BenchMate Israel 793 cb (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R20 Brazil 1665 cb (15pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R20 with BenchMate Croatia 1629 cb (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R23 Multi Core with BenchMate 3929 cb (15pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R23 Single Core with BenchMate 1018 cb (15pts) Rankings
CPU Frequency Serbia 6382 MHz (70pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core 16996 points (50pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Single Core Serbia 5182 points (35pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Multi Core 18038 points (35pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Single Core Germany 5763 points (35pts) Rankings
Geekbench5 - Multi Core Croatia 4094 points (6pts) Rankings
Geekbench5 - Single Core Croatia 1176 points (6pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 100M 30sec 534ms (35pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 1B 7min 24sec 186ms (35pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 for CPU - 100M France 26sec 336ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 for CPU - 1B France 9min 41sec 584ms (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Extreme (CPU) Australia 1494 marks (0pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 1080p 21.096 fps (50pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 4k 4.945 fps (35pts) Rankings
PCMark 7 India 7552 marks (35pts) Rankings
PCMark Vantage Greece 33252 marks (35pts) Rankings
PCMark04 20090 marks (15pts) Rankings
PCMark10 Estonia 5488 marks (6pts) Rankings
PCMark10 Express Ukraine 5622 marks (6pts) Rankings
PCMark10 Extended 5704 marks (6pts) Rankings
PerformanceTest Mobile n/a Rankings
PiFast Serbia 12sec 270ms (70pts) Rankings
PiFast with BenchMate Croatia 13sec 420ms (0pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M Serbia 6sec 47ms (70pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M with BenchMate Israel 6sec 517ms (0pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M Netherlands 5min 35sec 969ms (70pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M with BenchMate Germany 6min 6sec 732ms (0pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m Serbia 2min 38sec 343ms (70pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m with BenchMate 3min 8sec 921ms (0pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m Serbia 4sec 984ms (70pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m with BenchMate Croatia 5sec 548ms (0pts) Rankings
XTU Australia 1065 marks (0pts) Rankings
XTU 2.0 n/a Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-10b n/a Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-1b India 3min 21sec 79ms (15pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-2.5b Australia 10min 14sec 39ms (6pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-25m Israel 2sec 274ms (0pts) Rankings

Core i5 2500K used in other benchmarks

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
3DMark - Cloud Gate United Kingdom 23288 marks (9.2pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Poland 19915 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme United Kingdom 12308 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Ultra United Kingdom 7596 marks (4pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Germany 206530 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme United Kingdom 184396 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Brazil 207038 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Night Raid Brazil 24083 marks (0pts) Rankings
PYPrime - 2b with BenchMate Italy 13sec 316ms (0pts) Rankings
AIDA64 - Memory Read United States 30485 points (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Sky Diver Poland 30376 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Poland 10068 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Extreme France 3319 marks (6.2pts) Rankings
3DMark 99 Max 98704 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Extreme Bulgaria 7693 marks (3pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Performance United Kingdom 53078 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Performance (GPU) Germany 21399 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark03 Italy 234330 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark05 Netherlands 56652 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark06 United States 42876 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Entry Russian Federation 18159 marks (9.2pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Extreme Italy 10557 marks (4.6pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Performance United Kingdom 21234 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2000 Germany 86905 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark2001 SE 139812 marks (0pts) Rankings
Aquamark 451134 marks (25.6pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1080p Brazil 17931 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1440p Brazil 10110 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 4K unknown 13073 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 576p Spain 48129 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 720p Hungary 42013 marks (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Compute 103787 points (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 1B 5sec 695ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 32B 6min 17sec 931ms (12pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 - 1B 4sec 621ms (0pts) Rankings
Memory Frequency Germany 1184.1 MHz (0pts) Rankings
Reference Frequency Netherlands 111.6 MHz (23pts) Rankings
Specviewperf 12 CATIA 114.77 FPS (0pts) Rankings
Specviewperf 12 Creo subtest 11 9.77 Frames/sec (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Basic United States 6575.1 DX9 Marks (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Xtreme United States 6639.85 DX11 Marks (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 1080P Xtreme France 9812 points (14.8pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 8K Optimized Australia 2986 points (11.2pts) Rankings
VRMark - Blue Room Estonia 1264 marks (3.4pts) Rankings
VRMark - Cyan Room Estonia 4818 marks (4.4pts) Rankings
VRMark - Orange Room Estonia 7657 marks (12.6pts) Rankings