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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.
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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: 114.11

Overall Rank: 365

Last Price Change: $181.99 USD (2023-03-31)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3760
Samples: 25*
*Margin for error: Low

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

Integer Math62,301 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math48,294 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers94 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting24 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption12,293 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression238.3 MBytes/Sec
Physics1,294 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions16,349 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,760 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 31st of March 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-12490F

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 28th of March 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 28th of March 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 i5-12490F
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1760197 - Mar 04 2023
BL1757493 - Mar 01 2023
BL1753536 - Feb 24 2023
BL1750802 - Feb 21 2023
BL1750111 - Feb 20 2023
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 April 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-12490F
Intel Core i5-12400F vs Intel Core i5-12490F
19,751 (-4.9%)
Intel Core i5-12400 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
19,550 (-5.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X vs Intel Core i5-12490F
21,948 (+5.7%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
21,582 (+3.9%)
Intel Core i5-12600 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
21,414 (+3.1%)
Intel Core i5-12500 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
19,981 (-3.8%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
19,587 (-5.7%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G vs Intel Core i5-12490F
24,642 (+18.7%)
Intel Core i5-11600K @ 3.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-12490F
19,754 (-4.9%)
Intel Core i5-12500T vs Intel Core i5-12490F
17,156 (-17.4%)
Intel Core i5-12400T vs Intel Core i5-12490F
16,552 (-20.3%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i5-12490F
26,833 (+29.2%)

Is the Intel Core i5-12490F Good for Gaming?
As of 1st of April 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
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Intel Core i5-12490F