Intel Core i5-2500K vs Intel Core i5-3330

Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 1155 Intel Socket 1155
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 32 nm 22 nm
Transistors 1,160 million unknown
Die size 216 mm² 133 mm²
Package FC-LGA10 FC-LGA12C
tCaseMax 67°C


Frequency 3.3 GHz 3 GHz
Turbo clock up to 3.7 GHz up to 3.2 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 33.0x 30.0x
Multiplier unlocked Yes No
TDP 95 W 77 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Desktop
Production status End-of-life unknown
Release date Jan 9th, 2011 Sep 3rd, 2012
Codename Sandy Bridge Ivy Bridge
Generation Core i5 Core i5
Part SR008 SR0RQ
Memory support DDR3 Dual-channel DDR3 Dual-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only) Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only)


Total Cores 4 4
Total Threads 4 4
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics Intel HD 3000 Intel HD 2500


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 6MB (shared) 6MB (shared)


Notes This processor comes with an unlocked BCLK multiplier, allowing users to set the multiplier value higher than shipped value, to facilitate better overclocking. Intel HD 2500 frequency: 650-1050MHz

Features & Technologies

AES-NI Yes Yes
AVX Yes Yes
EIST Yes Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
VT-d Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes Yes


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