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Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650 vs Intel Core i5 2500

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650 Cpu
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650
Intel Core i5 2500 Cpu
Intel Core i5 2500
User rating
42
4.1 out of 5
42 user ratings
5 stars
28 %
4 stars
52 %
3 stars
16 %
2 stars
2 %
1 stars
0 %
33
4.1 out of 5
33 user ratings
5 stars
39 %
4 stars
36 %
3 stars
18 %
2 stars
6 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

General

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650
Intel Core i5 2500Intel Core i5 2500
Processor socketLGA 775LGA 1155

Processor

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650
Intel Core i5 2500Intel Core i5 2500
Clock speed3.0 GHz3.3 GHz
Number of cores44
Number of threads44
Thermal Design Power (TDP)95.0 W95.0 W
Processor lithography0.0 in0.0 in
Bus typeFSBDMI
Idle statesyesyes

Memory

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650
Intel Core i5 2500Intel Core i5 2500
Cache12 MB6 MB
Cache typeL2L3

Features

Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650
Intel Core i5 2500Intel Core i5 2500
Thermal monitoring technologiesyesyes
Execute disable bityesyes

Pros & Cons

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      Cons

          Often compared with Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650

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