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Intel Core i5-12600KF

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

This is relatively new CPU that contains 10 Cores and 16 Threads. The Intel Core i5-12600KF 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 i5-12600KF

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1700

Total Cores: 10 Cores, 16 Threads

Performance Cores: 6 Cores, 12 Threads, 3.6 GHz Base, 4.9 GHz Turbo

Efficient Cores: 4 Cores, 4 Threads, 2.8 GHz Base, 3.6 GHz Turbo

Typical TDP: 150 W

TDP Down: 125 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 6 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 6 x 48 KB
L2 Cache: 6 x 1280 KB
L3 Cache: 20 MB

Cache per Eff. CPU Package:
Eff. L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 64 KB
Eff. L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
Eff. L2 Cache: 1 x 2048 KB

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

Other names: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-12600KF, 12th Gen Intel Core i5-12600KF

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2021

CPUmark/$Price: 124.75

Overall Rank: 309

Last Price Change: $219.94 USD (2023-05-31)

Average CPU Mark
rating
27437

Single Thread Rating: 3940
Samples: 1155*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-12600KF

Integer Math87,274 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math66,967 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers91 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting35,728 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption18,397 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression343,168 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,461 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions21,910 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,940 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 28th of February 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-12600KF

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 26th of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of February 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$219.94 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$288.87 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 29th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,414
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,358
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,670
Intel Core i5-12600KF
27,437
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,589
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,013
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,916
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,352
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,775
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,386
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,187
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 29th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.90
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.70
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.12
Intel Core i5-12600KF
124.75
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.16
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.24
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.77
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.48
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 29th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,642
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,176
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,040
Intel Core i5-12600KF
3,940
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,933
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,840
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,705
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,933
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i5-12600KF
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2035982 - Feb 27 2024
26832
BL2035933 - Feb 27 2024
26027
BL2035473 - Feb 27 2024
25160
BL2035002 - Feb 26 2024
27844
BL2034963 - Feb 26 2024
27752
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-12600KF
As of 29th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-12600KF
27,437
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X vs Intel Core i5-12600KF
28,619 (+4.3%)
Intel Core i5-12600K vs Intel Core i5-12600KF
27,756 (+1.2%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i5-12600KF
26,738 (-2.5%)
Intel Core i5-13500 vs Intel Core i5-12600KF
32,125 (+17.1%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X vs Intel Core i5-12600KF
27,932 (+1.8%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G vs Intel Core i5-12600KF
24,632 (-10.2%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i5-12600KF
21,583 (-21.3%)
Intel Core i5-12600 vs Intel Core i5-12600KF
21,307 (-22.3%)
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 vs Intel Core i5-12600KF
27,317 (-0.4%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i5-12600KF
28,282 (+3.1%)
Intel Core i5-13400 vs Intel Core i5-12600KF
25,001 (-8.9%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X vs Intel Core i5-12600KF
21,916 (-20.1%)

Is the Intel Core i5-12600KF Good for Gaming?
As of 29th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,261
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,074
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,561
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,409
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,270
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,181
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,028
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,863
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,797
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,538
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i5-12600KF
4,930