Intel Core i5 2500K
Default clock: 3300MHz, 95 Watt. Average overclock on air, water, cascade or liquid nitrogen
Hardware index based on 24,562 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 (40.3pts) Rankings
PiFast 12sec 310ms (40.3pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M 6sec 140ms (53.8pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M Netherlands 5min 35sec 969ms (67.3pts) Rankings
wPrime - 32m 5sec 31ms (53.8pts) Rankings
wPrime - 1024m 2min 41sec 203ms (53.8pts) Rankings
XTU Australia 1065 marks (0pts) Rankings
PCMark04 20090 marks (2.9pts) Rankings
PCMark05 52671 marks (0pts) Rankings
PCMark Vantage Greece 33252 marks (20.4pts) Rankings
PCMark 7 India 7552 marks (23.6pts) Rankings
PCMark10 Estonia 5488 marks (0pts) Rankings
PCMark10 Express n/a Rankings
PCMark10 Extended United Kingdom 4409 marks (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - 2003 Germany 4640 points (17.5pts) Rankings
PCMark Android - Work 1.0 n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 Germany 9.42 points (45.3pts) Rankings
PCMark Android - Work 2.0 n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R15 Germany 812 cb (43.3pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 for CPU - 100M France 26sec 336ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 100M Belgium 31sec 447ms (19.7pts) Rankings
GPUPI v3.3 for CPU - 1B France 9min 41sec 584ms (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI for CPU - 1B Belgium 7min 41sec 38ms (21.9pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 1080p Belgium 20.634 fps (26.8pts) Rankings
HWBOT x265 Benchmark - 4k Belgium 4.838 fps (23pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-25m France 2sec 317ms (0pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-1b India 3min 21sec 79ms (0pts) Rankings
y-cruncher - Pi-10b n/a Rankings
3DMark11 Physics France 10783 Points (0pts) Rankings
PerformanceTest Russian Federation 5585 Marks (0pts) Rankings
System Stability Tester 32M Pi France 1min 41sec 588ms (0pts) Rankings
HWBOT Prime Australia 5315.34 pps (0pts) Rankings
WinRAR Greece 8882 KB/s (0pts) Rankings
shzo n/a Rankings
BlackBerry KeyOne n/a Rankings
Cinebench R15 Extreme France 191 CB (0pts) Rankings
MathBenchmark n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R20 United Kingdom 1510 marks (0pts) Rankings
BRENNAN n/a Rankings
Black Hole Benchmark France 15704 marks (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core Germany 16680 points (25.9pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Single Core Germany 5005 points (23.1pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 1M with BenchMate n/a Rankings
Cinebench - R20 with BenchMate Poland 1428 pts (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R11.5 with BenchMate Germany 8.82 pts (0pts) Rankings
SuperPi - 32M with BenchMate Germany 6min 6sec 732ms (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Multi Core with BenchMate Germany 15736 points (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench3 - Single Core with BenchMate France 4509 points (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Single Core with BenchMate Germany 5687 points (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Multi Core with BenchMate France 15626 points (0pts) Rankings
Cinebench - R15 with BenchMate France 717 cb (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench5 - Compute n/a Rankings
Geekbench5 - Multi Core n/a Rankings
Geekbench5 - Single Core n/a Rankings
PerformanceTest Mobile n/a Rankings
HWBOT Prime 30min n/a Rankings
Vellamo Multicore n/a Rankings
HEVC h.265 Decode France 1141.35 marks (0pts) Rankings
RealBench HWBOT Version United States 121876 Points (0pts) Rankings
Speedsys n/a Rankings
Geekbench4 - Single Core France 5721 points (13.6pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Multi Core France 17365 points (14.7pts) Rankings
Testcpu France 4848 999 (0pts) Rankings
Parallel PI France 32sec 66ms (0pts) Rankings

Core i5 2500K used in other benchmarks

Benchmark Worldrecord Links
Aquamark 451134 marks (0.4pts) Rankings
Reference Frequency Netherlands 111.6 MHz (21.3pts) 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 (0.2pts) Rankings
3DMark11 - Extreme Denmark 9042 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
3DMark Vantage - Performance United Kingdom 53078 marks (0pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Denmark 2631.9 MByte/sec. (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Germany 206530 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme United Kingdom 184396 marks (0pts) Rankings
MaxxMem Read Bandwidth 28324 MByte/sec. (2.6pts) Rankings
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Brazil 207038 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Cloud Gate United Kingdom 23288 marks (0.2pts) Rankings
VRMark - Orange Room Estonia 7657 marks (1.4pts) Rankings
VRMark - Cyan Room Estonia 4818 marks (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Basic United States 6575.1 DX9 Marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Sky Diver Australia 27031 marks (0pts) Rankings
VRMark - Blue Room Estonia 1264 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
Unigine Heaven - Xtreme United States 6639.85 DX11 Marks (0pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 1080P Xtreme France 9812 Points (0.5pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike United Kingdom 19074 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 576p Spain 48129 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Extreme United Kingdom 12308 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 720p Hungary 42013 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1080p Brazil 17931 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Fire Strike Ultra United Kingdom 7596 marks (1.9pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 1440p Brazil 10110 marks (0pts) Rankings
Catzilla - 4K unknown 13073 marks (0pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 1B United Kingdom 16sec 80ms (3.1pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy United States 9624 marks (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Time Spy Extreme France 3319 marks (0.5pts) Rankings
GPUPI - 32B France 24min 59sec 459ms (0.9pts) Rankings
Unigine Superposition - 8K Optimized Australia 2986 Points (1.1pts) Rankings
Specviewperf 12 CATIA 114.77 FPS (0pts) Rankings
Specviewperf 12 Creo subtest 11 9.77 Frames/sec (0pts) Rankings
3DMark - Night Raid Brazil 24083 marks (0pts) Rankings
AIDA64 - Memory Read Australia 31225 MB/s (0pts) Rankings
GFXBench - 1080p Manhattan Offscreen 19193.1 Frames (0pts) Rankings
Geekbench4 - Compute 103787 points (0pts) Rankings
GFXBench - 1080p Car Chase Offscreen 11007.3 Frames (0pts) Rankings
GFXBench - 1080p T-Rex Offscreen 45087.4 Frames (0pts) Rankings
GFXBench - 1080p Manhattan 3.1 Offscreen 17159.3 Frames (0pts) Rankings
GFXBench - 1440p Manhattan 3.1.1 Offscreen 10095.1 Frames (0pts) Rankings