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Intel Core i5-2300 Vs Core i5-2400

The table below captures the feature as well as performance difference between core i5-2400 and core i3-2500

Table : Intel core i5-2500 Vs Core i5-2400

SL. No.
Core i3-2500 Core i5-2400
Clock Frequency 3.3 GHz 3.1 GHz
Number of Cores 4 4
Passmark Score 6460 6100
Turbo Boost 3.7 GHz 3.4 GHz
Price $205 $184
Number of (Hyper) Threads 4 4
TDP Rating 95 Watts 95 Watts
Smart Cache ( L3 Cache) 6 MB 6 MB

As is evident from the Passmark score the core i5-2500 is proportionally faster than the core i5-2400. The extra price commanded by core i5-2400 is in proportional to the performance gain.


Sources :

1. The specifications of the Intel core i3-2500 can be found on Intel Site at



2. The specifications of the Intel core i5-2400 can be found at http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=52207



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  1. Chinmay
    May 12th, 2011 at 18:37 | #1

    How does it compare with the AMD’s Hex core 1090T ? One price and the performance front ?