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Intel Core i5-12500

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-12500 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 i5-12500 Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new CPU that contains 6 Cores and 12 Threads. The Intel Core i5-12500 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 i5-12500

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 770

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA 1700

Clockspeed: 3.0 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.6 GHz

Cores: 6 Threads: 12

Typical TDP: 65 W

TDP Up: 117 W

Cache Size: L1: 480 KB, L2: 7.5 MB, L3: 18 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 128 GB (Up to DDR5 4800 MT/s, Up to DDR4 3200 MT/s, ECC Supported)

Other names: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-12500, 12th Gen Intel Core i5-12500

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 98.62

Overall Rank: 373

Last Price Change: $202.00 USD (2022-01-01)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3711
Samples: 269*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-12500

Integer Math61,864 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math48,157 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers79 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting23 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption12,028 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression234.1 MBytes/Sec
Physics1,136 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions16,060 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,711 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 9th of February 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-12500

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 7th of February 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 7th of February 2023.
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 i5-12500
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1740214 - Feb 08 2023
BL1739543 - Feb 07 2023
BL1739529 - Feb 07 2023
BL1739335 - Feb 07 2023
BL1738227 - Feb 05 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-12500
As of 9th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-12500
Intel Core i5-12400F vs Intel Core i5-12500
19,734 (-0.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X vs Intel Core i5-12500
21,931 (+10.1%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G vs Intel Core i5-12500
24,613 (+23.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i5-12500
21,542 (+8.1%)
Intel Core i5-12400 vs Intel Core i5-12500
19,533 (-1.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X vs Intel Core i5-12500
18,259 (-8.3%)
Intel Core i5-12490F vs Intel Core i5-12500
20,797 (+4.4%)
Intel Core i5-12500T vs Intel Core i5-12500
17,163 (-13.8%)
Intel Core i5-12600K vs Intel Core i5-12500
27,789 (+39.5%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i5-12500
26,761 (+34.3%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X vs Intel Core i5-12500
22,689 (+13.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G vs Intel Core i5-12500
19,862 (-0.3%)

Is the Intel Core i5-12500 Good for Gaming?
As of 9th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
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Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i9-13900KF
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
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Intel Core i5-13600K
Intel Core i5-13600KF
Intel Core i7-13700KF
Intel Core i9-12900KS
Intel Core i5-12500