Intel Pentium 997 vs. Intel Core i5-2500T

CPU comparison with benchmarks

Intel Pentium 997 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-2500T
Intel Pentium 997 Intel Core i5-2500T
Intel Pentium Family Intel Core i5
Intel Pentium 900 CPU group Intel Core i 2000
2 Generation 2
Sandy Bridge U Architecture Sandy Bridge S
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

2 Cores 4
2 Threads 4
1.60 GHz Frequency 2.30 GHz
Turbo (1 Core) 3.30 GHz
Turbo (All Cores)
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge GT1) GPU Intel HD Graphics 2000
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.65 GHz
1.00 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.25 GHz
6 GPU Generation 6
32 nm Technology 32 nm
2 Max. displays 2
6 Execution units 6
48 Shader 48
Max. GPU Memory
10.1 DirectX Version 10.1

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333 Memory DDR3-1333
16 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
2 Memory channels 2
L2 Cache
2.00 MB L3 Cache 6.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 2.0
16 PCIe lanes 16

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

17 W TDP (PL1) 45 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

32 nm Technology 32 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
BGA 1023 Socket LGA 1155
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q3/2012 Release date Q1/2011
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Pentium 997 Intel Pentium 997
Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge GT1) @ 1.00 GHz
96 (80%)
Intel Core i5-2500T Intel Core i5-2500T
Intel HD Graphics 2000 @ 1.25 GHz
120 (100%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Pentium 997 Intel Core i5-2500T
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