Is the i5 2500k dual, quad, or six core? Tags: CPUs Quad Intel i7 Intel i5 Core Product Last response: July 1, 2011 4:24 AM in CPUs Share Anonymous a b à CPUs July 1, 2011 4:12:07 AM What is the difference between the i5 2500k and the i7 2600k. Is the i5 2500k a dual, quad, or six core processor? More about : 2500k dual quad core hunter315 a c 134 à CPUs July 1, 2011 4:13:58 AM Look at the description on newegg http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K The i7-2600K is the i5-2500K with hyperthreading enabled which means that each core can work on two different threads at the same time, it makes it better at multitasking, but thats about it. hyrule571 July 1, 2011 4:24:57 AM i5-2500K is QUAD CORE. No Hyper-Threading. Slightly slower than i7-2600K in clock speeds. 4 cores - 4 threads. i7-2600K is QUAD CORE. Has Hyper-Threading. Slightly faster than i5-2500K in clock speeds. 4 cores - 8 threads. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCore2Quad Q9705 3.16 GHz vs. Core i5 3450 3.1 Ghz... which is faster? ForumWhat's the point of a six core processor? ForumQuad or Six core ? ForumAMD FX 8120 Black 8- core vs. i5 2500k Sandy Bridge Quad-Core ForumI5 2500k with 7850 or i3 3220 with 7870 ForumBest six core processor for a gaming pc ForumDual Quad Core Intel Xeon vs. single Six Core Intel Xeon ForumDual Quad Core Intel Xeon vs. single Six Core Intel Xeon ForumI-5 2500k or FX-8120 ForumIntel i5 2500k vs Intel i3 2100 ForumI5 2500k or Phenom x6 1100t? ForumI5 2500k build? ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumCore i5 heatsink broken ForumWhat is the difference between intel pentium and intel core i5 Forum[Solved] High core voltage on CPU-Z ForumQuad channel memory? Forum[Solved] New install Core i5-2500k on a Asus P8Z68V Pro - Thermal Paste needed? ForumWhat is the diiference between dell core i3 and dual core to due ForumI5 2500k - one core is 6C cooler than other cores when under load More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !