Intel Core i5-2500K CPU Benchmark

Intel Core i5-2500K performance benchmark test with full FPS data from real-world users

Is the Intel Core i5-2500K good for gaming? The table below shows exactly how the Intel Core i5-2500K performs in a variety of games and in various RAM and CPU configurations.

Drawing on the real-world data that powers our FPS calculator, we're able to show you actual frame rates from a panel of more than 50,000 users. So, rather than simply guessing at what frame rates you can expect to see in-game, we tell you the exact CPU benchmark for the Intel Core i5-2500K and how performs in real-world usage.

FPS results for Intel Core i5-2500K
Game CPU GPU RAM Average
FPS
Lowest
Recorded
FPS
Highest
Recorded
FPS
GTA 5Intel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 105016 GB281046
ValorantIntel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GT 61016 GB6510130
HELLDIVERS 2Intel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 98016 GB191021
Apex LegendsIntel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce RTX 206024 GB928499
Fallout 76Intel Core i5-2500KIntel HD 300012 GB481063
RobloxIntel Core i5-2500KIntel HD 300024 GB181619
ValorantIntel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GT 61016 GB6510130
RobloxIntel Core i5-2500KIntel HD 300024 GB181619
RobloxIntel Core i5-2500KIntel HD 300024 GB241730
RobloxIntel Core i5-2500KIntel HD 300024 GB282530
RobloxIntel Core i5-2500KIntel HD 300024 GB434
HELLDIVERS 2Intel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 98016 GB191021
HELLDIVERS 2Intel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 98016 GB201029
HELLDIVERS 2Intel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 98016 GB10910
HELLDIVERS 2Intel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 98016 GB201025
OverwatchIntel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 9608 GB463058
PreyIntel Core i5-2500KIntel HD 300024 GB433748
Genshin ImpactIntel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 165012 GB432651
RobloxIntel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 105016 GB161318
RobloxIntel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 105016 GB333
League of LegendsIntel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER12 GB654090
GTA 5Intel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 105016 GB281046
GTA 5Intel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 105016 GB382745
ValorantIntel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 105016 GB625174
Aim LabIntel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 105016 GB11554179
Aim LabIntel Core i5-2500KNVIDIA GeForce GTX 105016 GB714497

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