ProductCore i5-2520MCore i5-7200U
BrandIntel Intel
Street Price (Approx)
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~ $281
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# CPU Cores22
Frequency (GHz)2.5 GHz2.5 GHz
Cache (MB)33
TDP (Watts)35 W15 W
Product SegmentMobileMobile
Announced On2011-01-012016-06-01
TechnicalsCore i5-2520MCore i5-7200U
Dimensions (2D)37.5x37.5 mm42x42 mm
Conflict Free?1
# CPU Cores22
Frequency (GHz)2.5 GHz2.5 GHz
Turbo Frequency (GHz)3.2 GHz3.1 GHz
Cache (MB)33
Instructions Width (bits)6464
Instructions ExtensionsAVXSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Lithography Process (nm)32 nm14 nm
TDP Up (W)25
TDP (Watts)35 W15 W
TDP Down (W)7.5
TDP Frequency (W)0.8
Max RAM16 GB32 GB
RAM TypesDDR3 1066/1333DDR4-2133, LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
# Memory Channels22
Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec)21.3GB/s34.1GB/s
Max CPU Temp.100
Max CPU / Package11
GPUIntelĀ® HD Graphics 620
PCI-E Version23
PCI-E Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI-E Max Lanes #1612
Compatible SocketsPPGA988FCBGA1356
Intel Turbo Boost Version22
Intel V-ProYesNo
Intel Hyper-ThreadYesYes
Intel Virtualization (VTX)YesYes
Intel Directed I/O (VTD)YesYes
Intel Ext. Page Tables (EPT)YesYes
Intel TSX Sync. ExtensionsNo
Intel 64YesYes
Intel MyWiFiYesYes
Idle StatesYesYes
Enhanced SpeedstepYes
Thermal MonitoringTech.YesYes
Flex MemoryYesYes
Intel ID ProtectYesYes
Intel SIPPNo
Smart Response TechnologyYes
Intel AES New InstructionsYesYes
Intel Secure KeyYes
Intel SGXYes
Intel MPXYes
Intel OS GuardYes
Trusted ExecutionYesNo
Execution DisableYesYes


Intel Core i5-2520M vs. Intel Core i5-7200U Specs & Speed Benchmarks

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

Geekbench 4 Multi, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Single, Higher is better

Memory Bandwidth (GB/Sec), Higher is better


Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Geekbench 4 Multi / Price, Higher is better