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Intel Core i5-12500

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i5-12500 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 i5-12500 Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new CPU that contains 6 Cores and 12 Threads. The Intel Core i5-12500 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 i5-12500

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 770

Class: Desktop

Socket: LGA 1700

Clockspeed: 3.0 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.6 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) i5-12500, 12th Gen Intel Core i5-12500

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 99.05

Overall Rank: 467

Last Price Change: $202.00 USD (2022-01-01)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3732
Samples: 498*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-12500

Integer Math61,963 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math48,125 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers77 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting23,700 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption12,076 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression240,656 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,195 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions16,139 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,732 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of October 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-12500

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 3rd of October 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of October 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 i5-12500
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1915879 - Oct 02 2023
BL1912661 - Sep 27 2023
BL1912647 - Sep 27 2023
BL1912148 - Sep 26 2023
BL1911653 - Sep 25 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-12500
As of 4th of October 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-12500
Intel Core i5-12400 vs Intel Core i5-12500
19,478 (-2.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X vs Intel Core i5-12500
21,934 (+9.6%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G vs Intel Core i5-12500
24,669 (+23.3%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i5-12500
21,614 (+8.0%)
Intel Core i5-11600K @ 3.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-12500
19,701 (-1.5%)
Intel Core i5-12500T vs Intel Core i5-12500
16,772 (-16.2%)
Intel Core i5-12490F vs Intel Core i5-12500
20,650 (+3.2%)
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X vs Intel Core i5-12500
28,800 (+43.9%)
Intel Core i5-12600K vs Intel Core i5-12500
27,796 (+38.9%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i5-12500
26,781 (+33.9%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X vs Intel Core i5-12500
23,224 (+16.1%)
Intel Core i7-11700F @ 2.50GHz vs Intel Core i5-12500
21,136 (+5.6%)

Is the Intel Core i5-12500 Good for Gaming?
As of 4th of October 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
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Intel Core i5-12500