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Intel Core i5-12600

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-12600 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 i5-12600 Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new CPU that contains 6 Cores and 12 Threads. The Intel Core i5-12600 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 i5-12600

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 770

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA 1700

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.8 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) i5-12600, 12th Gen Intel Core i5-12600

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 82.28

Overall Rank: 423

Last Price Change: $260.00 USD (2023-05-16)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3834
Samples: 238*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-12600

Integer Math66,086 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math51,436 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers86 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting24,878 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption12,809 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression254,997 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,294 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions17,237 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,834 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 1st of October 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-12600

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 26th of September 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of September 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 i5-12600
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1914244 - Sep 29 2023
BL1907617 - Sep 20 2023
BL5046209 - Sep 16 2023
BL1904467 - Sep 15 2023
BL1900845 - Sep 10 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-12600
As of 1st of October 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-12600
Intel Core i5-12500 vs Intel Core i5-12600
20,005 (-6.5%)
Intel Core i5-12500T vs Intel Core i5-12600
16,780 (-21.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X vs Intel Core i5-12600
28,818 (+34.7%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i5-12600
28,232 (+32.0%)
Intel Core i5-12600K vs Intel Core i5-12600
27,796 (+29.9%)
Intel Core i9-11900K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-12600
25,421 (+18.8%)
Intel Core i5-13400 vs Intel Core i5-12600
25,278 (+18.2%)
Intel Core i7-11700K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-12600
24,678 (+15.4%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i5-12600
21,619 (+1.1%)
Intel Core i7-11700F @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-12600
21,137 (-1.2%)
Intel Core i5-11600KF @ 3.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-12600
19,700 (-7.9%)
Intel Core i5-12400F vs Intel Core i5-12600
19,626 (-8.3%)

Is the Intel Core i5-12600 Good for Gaming?
As of 1st of October 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
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AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KF
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
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Intel Core i9-13900F
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Intel Core i5-12600