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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.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i5-12490F Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new 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 per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 6 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 6 x 48 KB
L2 Cache: 6 x 1280 KB
L3 Cache: 20 MB

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

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 112.78

Overall Rank: 522

Last Price Change: $181.99 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3745
Samples: 35*
*Margin for error: Low

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

Integer Math61,897 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math48,076 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers90 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting24,146 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption12,199 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression242,264 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,253 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions16,284 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,745 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 1st of March 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-12490F

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 29th of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of February 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-12490F
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2037190 - Feb 29 2024
BL2007161 - Jan 26 2024
BL1997908 - Jan 16 2024
BL1992508 - Jan 10 2024
BL1974660 - Dec 20 2023 [Overclocked]
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-12490F
As of 1st of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-12490F
Intel Core i5-12400F vs Intel Core i5-12490F
19,548 (-4.8%)
Intel Core i5-12400 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
19,437 (-5.3%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X vs Intel Core i5-12490F
21,916 (+6.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X vs Intel Core i5-12490F
28,618 (+39.4%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
21,583 (+5.1%)
Intel Core i5-12500 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
19,929 (-2.9%)
Intel Core i5-12500T vs Intel Core i5-12490F
16,634 (-19.0%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G vs Intel Core i5-12490F
24,632 (+20.0%)
Intel Core i5-11600K @ 3.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-12490F
19,651 (-4.3%)
Intel Core i5-11400 @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-12490F
17,089 (-16.7%)
Intel Core i5-12400T vs Intel Core i5-12490F
16,277 (-20.7%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i5-12490F
26,738 (+30.3%)

Is the Intel Core i5-12490F Good for Gaming?
As of 1st of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
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AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
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Intel Core i5-12490F