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Intel Core i5-12490F

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-12490F can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
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Is the Intel Core i5-12490F Good for Gaming?

This is a newly released CPU that contains 6 Cores and 12 Threads. The Intel Core i5-12490F also has reasonable threaded performance that will serve well in games. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? Yes, this would be a suitable CPU for gaming. [More ...]

Intel Core i5-12490F


Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA1700

Clockspeed: 3.0 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.6 GHz

Cores: 6 Threads: 12

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache Size: L1: 480 KB, L2: 7.5 MB, L3: 20 MB

Other names: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-12490F

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 96.33

Overall Rank: 334

Last Price Change: $216.66 USD (2023-01-23)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3750
Samples: 16*
*Margin for error: Medium

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-12490F

Integer Math62,676 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math48,513 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers96 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting24 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption12,362 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression239.8 MBytes/Sec
Physics1,292 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions16,446 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,750 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of January 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-12490F

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 24th of January 2023

Not Enough Data from Current Version of PerformanceTest to Create Distribution Graph.

From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of January 2023.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-12490F
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1718446 - Jan 12 2023
BL1708460 - Dec 31 2022
BL1705739 - Dec 28 2022
BL1701103 - Dec 22 2022
BL1700389 - Dec 21 2022
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-12490F
As of 26th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-12490F
Intel Core i5-12400F vs Intel Core i5-12490F
19,734 (-5.4%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X vs Intel Core i5-12490F
21,934 (+5.1%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
21,536 (+3.2%)
Intel Core i5-12600 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
21,411 (+2.6%)
Intel Core i5-12500 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
19,988 (-4.2%)
Intel Core i5-12400 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
19,522 (-6.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X vs Intel Core i5-12490F
18,259 (-12.5%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G vs Intel Core i5-12490F
24,601 (+17.9%)
Intel Core i5-12500T vs Intel Core i5-12490F
17,191 (-17.6%)
Intel Core i5-12400T vs Intel Core i5-12490F
17,009 (-18.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X vs Intel Core i5-12490F
28,710 (+37.6%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i5-12490F
26,722 (+28.0%)

Is the Intel Core i5-12490F Good for Gaming?
As of 26th of January 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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