Intel Core i5-2520M - Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-2520M has 2 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 2. gen of the Intel Core i5 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the PPGA 988 socket and was released in Q1/2011.
Intel Core i5-2520M
CPU lineageCPU lineage
Name: Intel Core i5-2520M
Family: Intel Core i5
CPU group: Intel Core i 2000M
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --
CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency
CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.20 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): 3.20 GHz
Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics
GPU name: Intel HD Graphics 3000
GPU frequency: 0.65 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.30 GHz
Execution units: 12
Shader: 96
Max. GPU Memory: --
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 6
Direct X: 10.1
Technology: 32 nm
Release date: Q1/2011
Hardware codec supportHardware codec support
h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: No
Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe
Memory type: DDR3-1066
DDR3-1333
Max. Memory: 16 GB
Memory channels: 2
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe: 2.0 x 16
AES-NI: Yes
Thermal ManagementThermal Management
TDP (PL1): 35 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --
Technical detailsTechnical details
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 3.00 MB
Architecture: Sandy Bridge H
Documents: --
Technology: 32 nm
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT
Socket: PPGA 988
Release date: Q1/2011
Part Number: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-2520M have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
193
Intel Celeron J4125 Intel Celeron J4125
4C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
192
Intel Core M-5Y10c Intel Core M-5Y10c
2C 4T @ 0.80 GHz
191
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
190
AMD Phenom II X4 965 AMD Phenom II X4 965
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
190
AMD FX-8320E AMD FX-8320E
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
188
AMD FX-8320 AMD FX-8320
8C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
188
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i3-10100Y Intel Core i3-10100Y
2C 4T @ 1.30 GHz
517
AMD Athlon II X4 620 AMD Athlon II X4 620
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
505
Intel Core i5-4300U Intel Core i5-4300U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
499
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
491
Intel Core i5-4210M Intel Core i5-4210M
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
483
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
482
AMD Athlon II X4 610e AMD Athlon II X4 610e
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
476
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD FX-6350 AMD FX-6350
6C 6T @ 3.90 GHz
549
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
8C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
549
Intel Core i5-4210U Intel Core i5-4210U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
547
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
544
AMD 3015Ce AMD 3015Ce
2C 4T @ 1.20 GHz
544
MediaTek Dimensity 700 MediaTek Dimensity 700
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
544
Intel Pentium G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
544
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD A8-5557M AMD A8-5557M
4C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
1201
Intel Pentium G3440 Intel Pentium G3440
2C 2T @ 3.30 GHz
1199
Apple A9X Apple A9X
2C 2T @ 2.16 GHz
1198
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1196
Intel Core i5-4250U Intel Core i5-4250U
2C 4T @ 1.30 GHz
1196
Intel Core i7-3687U Intel Core i7-3687U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
1191
Intel Core i3-560 Intel Core i3-560
2C 4T @ 3.33 GHz
1186
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Core i5-750 Intel Core i5-750
4C 4T @ 2.66 GHz
251
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550
4C 4T @ 2.83 GHz
249
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
249
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
248
Intel Core2 Duo E7500 Intel Core2 Duo E7500
2C 2T @ 2.93 GHz
247
Intel Core i5-650 Intel Core i5-650
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
246
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
244
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core) results



CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Core i7-3537U Intel Core i7-3537U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
713
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
711
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
710
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
709
Intel Core i5-4300U Intel Core i5-4300U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
697
AMD A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
693
Intel Core i3-540 Intel Core i3-540
2C 4T @ 3.06 GHz
685
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core) results



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 Core i5-2415M Intel Core i5-2415M
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.30 GHz
250
Intel Core i5-2435M Intel Core i5-2435M
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.30 GHz
250
Intel Core i5-2450M Intel Core i5-2450M
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.30 GHz
250
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
Intel HD Graphics 3000 @ 1.30 GHz
250
AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
AMD Radeon HD 7540D @ 0.64 GHz
246
AMD A6-5400B AMD A6-5400B
AMD Radeon HD 7540D @ 0.64 GHz
246
HiSilicon Kirin 960 HiSilicon Kirin 960
ARM Mali-G71 MP8 @ 0.90 GHz
245
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core m7-6Y75 Intel Core m7-6Y75
2C 4T @ 1.20 GHz
3606
Intel Core i3-6100U Intel Core i3-6100U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
3604
Intel Core i5-4350U Intel Core i5-4350U
2C 4T @ 1.40 GHz
3604
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
3587
Intel Celeron G4900 Intel Celeron G4900
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
3581
AMD A8-3850 AMD A8-3850
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
3555
Intel Core i5-7Y54 Intel Core i5-7Y54
2C 4T @ 1.20 GHz
3551
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Celeron G3950 Intel Celeron G3950
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
2.83
Intel Pentium G3450 Intel Pentium G3450
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
2.83
Intel Pentium G4500T Intel Pentium G4500T
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
2.83
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
2.8
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
2.8
Intel Core m3-7Y30 Intel Core m3-7Y30
2C 4T @ 1.00 GHz
2.8
Intel Core i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
2.78
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Leaderboards

In our leaderboards, we have clearly compiled the best processors for specific categories for you. The leaderboards are always up to date and are regularly updated by us. The best processors are selected according to popularity and speed in benchmarks as well as the price-performance ratio.


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