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 217 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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Dual Quad Core Intel Xeon vs. single Six Core Intel Xeon Forum Dual Quad Core Intel Xeon vs. single Six Core Intel Xeon Forum SolvedCan the stress test meant for a quad core i5 chip damage a DUAL core i5-560M cpu?? Forum SolvedAMD A10 Quad Core vs 4th-Gen i5 Dual Core? Forum SolvedDual Core (i3) or Quad Core? (i5) Forum I5 2500k or Stay with Core 2 quad and get new motherboard that supports ddr3 Forum AMD FX 8120 Black 8-core vs. i5 2500k Sandy Bridge Quad-Core Forum PSU question for new rig - i5 2500k quad core Forum Core 2 quad vs core i5 2500k Forum Which is better? Quad core i5 or dual core i7 (for music production) Forum Older Intel i5 Quad Core vs. Newer AMD A4 Dual Core Forum SolvedQuad core i7 vs dual core i5 (looking for advice for new laptop) Forum SolvedDual to Quad Core: Should I switch to the i5 750? Forum Dual core Intel i5 4200m vs Quad core intel i7 4700MQ Forum Is a quad core i5 better than a dual core i7 for video rendering? Forum SolvedWhats the difference between a 3.80 GHz Quad Core and a 3.50 GHz Six Core CPU? Forum Solvedquad core, six, core, eight core difference? Forum SolvedHow/When do I know I should upgrade from QUAD to SIX core? Forum SolvedGaming CPU Six Core or Quad Forum SolvedFor gaming is a 4.2ghz CPU with quad core better then a 3.5ghz six core with Nvidia gtx 610 2gb gpu? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !