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Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1155

Clockspeed: 3.4 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.8 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 95 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 6 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2550K CPU @ 3.40GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 80.53

Overall Rank: 1937

Last Price Change: $50.76 USD (2023-06-01)

Average CPU Mark
rating
4088

Single Thread Rating: 1750
Samples: 154*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 6,682
Thread: 1,867

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz

Integer Math14,481 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,432 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers25 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting8,918 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,025 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression66,762 KBytes/Sec
Physics345 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions3,255 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,750 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 18th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 18th of April 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$50.76 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Machines with this CPU (or similar)

2.5GbE Firewall Appliance, Intel Core i5 1235U, 10 Core up to 4.40GHz, 6 Intel I226 Ethernet, 8GB DDR4, 128GB SSD, Mini PC Router, TPM2.0/AES-Ni, Support pfSense/OPNsense 2.5GbE Firewall Appliance, Intel Core i5 1235U, 10 Core up to 4.40GHz, 6 Intel I226 Ethernet, 8GB DDR4, 128GB SSD, Mini PC Router, TPM2.0/AES-Ni, Support pfSense/OPNsense $628.00
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CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 19th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,347
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,362
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,652
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,578
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,017
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,912
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,324
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,768
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,430
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,184
Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
4,088
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 19th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.81
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.62
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.18
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.12
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.72
Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
80.53
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 19th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,636
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,037
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,928
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,839
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,704
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
1,750
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2077457 - Apr 13 2024
4585
BL2063084 - Mar 27 2024 [Overclocked]
5699
BL2035488 - Feb 27 2024
4645
BL2023249 - Feb 13 2024
2856
BL1872880 - Jul 31 2023
3772
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
As of 19th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
4,088
Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,955 (+21.2%)
AMD A10-7850K APU vs Intel Core i5-2550K
3,416 (-16.4%)
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,645 (+13.6%)
Intel Core i5-3570S @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,618 (+13.0%)
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,206 (+2.9%)
AMD FX-6120 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-2550K
3,887 (-4.9%)
Intel Core i5-4430 @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,655 (+13.9%)
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,547 (+11.2%)
Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
4,121 (+0.8%)
Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i5-2550K
3,869 (-5.3%)
AMD A10-6800K APU vs Intel Core i5-2550K
3,217 (-21.3%)
AMD A10-6700 APU vs Intel Core i5-2550K
3,116 (-23.8%)

Is the Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 19th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,626
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,257
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,070
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,569
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,404
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,172
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,989
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,795
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,573
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,533
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz
821