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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: 82.62

Overall Rank: 322

Last Price Change: $258.99 USD (2023-01-26)

Average CPU Mark
rating
21399

Single Thread Rating: 3835
Samples: 170*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-12600

Integer Math65,782 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math51,169 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers90 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting25 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption12,750 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression248.4 MBytes/Sec
Physics1,320 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions17,179 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,835 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 1st of February 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-12600

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 31st of January 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 31st of January 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$273.71 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$258.99 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-12600
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1734884 - Feb 02 2023
21770
BL1734811 - Feb 01 2023
19589
BL1734684 - Feb 01 2023
22346
BL1733510 - Jan 31 2023
22648
BL1732109 - Jan 29 2023
21973
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-12600
As of 2nd of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-12600
21,399
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i5-12600
21,543 (+0.7%)
Intel Core i5-12500 vs Intel Core i5-12600
19,955 (-6.7%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X vs Intel Core i5-12600
18,259 (-14.7%)
Intel Core i5-12490F vs Intel Core i5-12600
20,893 (-2.4%)
Intel Core i5-12500T vs Intel Core i5-12600
17,174 (-19.7%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i5-12600
27,881 (+30.3%)
Intel Core i5-12600K vs Intel Core i5-12600
27,789 (+29.9%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i5-12600
26,741 (+25.0%)
Intel Core i7-11700K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i5-12600
24,659 (+15.2%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X vs Intel Core i5-12600
23,274 (+8.8%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X vs Intel Core i5-12600
22,688 (+6.0%)
Intel Core i5-11600K @ 3.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-12600
19,760 (-7.7%)


Is the Intel Core i5-12600 Good for Gaming?
As of 2nd of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
8,921
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,633
Intel Core i9-13900F
8,178
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,795
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,563
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,106
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,697
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,676
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,647
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,519
Intel Core i7-13700F
6,510
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,437
Intel Core i5-12600
4,560