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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: 127.57

Overall Rank: 316

Last Price Change: $163.13 USD (2022-11-29)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3713
Samples: 11*
*Margin for error: Medium

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

Integer Math63,147 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math48,916 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers92 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting24 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption12,428 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression240.4 MBytes/Sec
Physics1,227 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions16,542 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,713 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 30th of November 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-12490F

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 29th of November 2022

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

From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of November 2022.

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Pricing History

Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-12490F
As of 30th of November 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-12490F
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
21,547 (+3.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
19,450 (-6.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X vs Intel Core i5-12490F
21,945 (+5.4%)
Intel Core i5-12500 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
20,319 (-2.4%)
Intel Core i5-12400F vs Intel Core i5-12490F
19,736 (-5.2%)
Intel Core i5-12400 vs Intel Core i5-12490F
19,536 (-6.1%)
Intel Core i5-12500T vs Intel Core i5-12490F
17,318 (-16.8%)
Intel Core i5-11400F @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-12490F
17,205 (-17.3%)
Intel Core i5-11400 @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-12490F
17,089 (-17.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G vs Intel Core i5-12490F
16,319 (-21.6%)
Intel Core i5-12400T vs Intel Core i5-12490F
16,867 (-19.0%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X vs Intel Core i5-12490F
16,445 (-21.0%)

Is the Intel Core i5-12490F Good for Gaming?
As of 30th of November 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i9-13900KF
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
Intel Core i7-13700K
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
Intel Core i5-13600K
Intel Core i5-13600KF
Intel Core i9-12900KS
Intel Core i7-13700KF
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
Intel Core i9-12900K
Intel Core i5-12490F