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Classic I - 5 2500k Gaming Processor From Intel
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Classic I  -  5 2500k Gaming Processor From Intel

A couple of years ago, I had purchased a new computer for my wife, and was amazed on the reviews I had heard about the Intel I-5 2500K processor. Still after more than 2 years, it's still performing like a champ!

For guys/gals that are into gaming. Performance must be optimal. We simply don't have time for lag, slowness, and man, if we want to overclock that bad boy, we want to overclock'er to the max!

From my experience, so far, it's one of the best processors on the market. Granted, they now have the I-5 3570K CPU, and NOW with the I5-4670K Haswell processor, that newly came out in the market about a month ago. It's still a coveted CPU, and even gamers still like this one. And, if you try to find it, the price has gone up! How do you like that?!

Like I have said before, for performance, this CPU is one heck of an awesome processor. It's got a Quad-Core processor, which simply means that there are 4 processors working at the same time, so that you can accomplish other tasks on the computer as well, while doing other things at the same time.

It's got a capacity of turbo-boosting to 3.7 Ghz. One of the many nice things the "K" meaning on the end of the processor--which simply means that you can over clock this processor. There are more expensive processors out there on the market, such as Intel's I-7 3970K CPU, but who has over a grand for these processors. Obviously there are, because these fanatical builders are gamer specialists out there on the market, who demand even more performance, such as liquid cooling, and multiple fans in their systems.--But that's another story in it's own.

Specifications for the I-2500K Processor:

LGA 1155 Socket type

Intel's Sandy Bridge Core

Quad-Core Multiple Cores -4 Cores Total

I also must mention that it does support 64-bit motherboards. That simply means that the motherboards that it supports, has 4 gigabytes of memory or more for it. It's pretty much a standard today, granted there are 32-bit computers, but those are mostly simple business computers.

It does not support hyper-threading like the I-7 2600K & 2700K processors. That basically means that there's a demand for quicker processing for doing video edits, but has no effect, whatsoever on the performance for gaming.

It also has integrated graphics for video. Basically this means that you don't have to purchase a video card to run on your computer. Serious gamers will ignore this, and purchase a high-end video card to help them with performance. It's more and less for the people who don't want to "game" with their computer.

It includes a simple heat sink/fan with the processor, and works just fine. I haven't replaced mine, and I don't over-clock'r my processor, well, at least most of the time! **Giggles** The danger with over-clocking is that it can cause your computer to over-heat, and to about 138 degrees fahrenheit. Just keep it cool with fans, coolant, and other devices from overheating. Then you will be in great shape. That's so hot, you could cook your omelette on it! No, just kidding, and don't try this at home, kids!

It has also been known to be one of the top 10 CPU's for video editing! Yes, unbelievable, but it's ranked like number 8 the last time I checked. Pretty decent for a processor that's more intended for gaming, than video editing.

With newer technology coming out all of the time, Intel does a great job in making their processors faster, more efficient, and without performance loss.


Street Talk

  

Yes, I know, Chip! It is amazing, even with the i3570K processor, it's (next generation) cpu, people still liked the old classic 2500K! Not sure about the new 4700 series, as of yet. Thanks for reading my article!

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  about 9 years ago

Amazing how long it`s managed to keep up when technology moves so fast!

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  about 9 years ago
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