Intel Core i5-1035G1 vs Intel Core i5-2550K

Compare Intel 10th Generation Core i5 4 core CPU vs Intel Core 4 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

30 %
25% slightly better overall score
24 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

51 %
21% slightly better gaming score
42 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

24 %
33% slightly better multitasking score
18 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

23 %
27% slightly better heavy workload score
18 %

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Number of physical processing units



Number of logical processing units

100% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

1 GHz
3 GHz
239% significantly higher clock speed

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
4 GHz
5% slightly higher turbo speed


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

15 W
533% significantly lower TDP
95 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access


Supported Memory

Maximum amount of RAM supported by this CPU

64 GiB
100% significantly more supported memory
32 GiB

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

594th of 1,337
736th of 1,337


The product line

10th Generation Core i5

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

August 2019
February 2012

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Core i5-1035G1 vs Core i5-2550K comparison

In our benchmarks, the Core i5-1035G1 beats the Core i5-2550K in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i5-2550K in all gaming tests too.

When comparing these CPUs we notice that they have the same number of cores but the Core i5-1035G1 has more threads. Our comparison shows that the Core i5-2550K has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Core i5-1035G1. Also, the Core i5-2550K has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Core i5-1035G1 CPU outputs less heat than a Core i5-2550K CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Core i5-1035G1 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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