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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 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: 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: 98.67

Overall Rank: 562

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

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3698
Samples: 647*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i5-12500

Integer Math61,775 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math48,080 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers76 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting23,440 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption12,070 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression240,186 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,196 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions16,111 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,698 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 15th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i5-12500

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 9th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 9th of April 2024.
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
BL2077323 - Apr 13 2024
BL2077297 - Apr 13 2024
BL2075738 - Apr 11 2024
BL2075732 - Apr 11 2024
BL2074298 - Apr 10 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i5-12500
As of 16th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i5-12500
Intel Core i5-12400 vs Intel Core i5-12500
19,425 (-2.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X vs Intel Core i5-12500
21,911 (+9.9%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G vs Intel Core i5-12500
24,602 (+23.4%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i5-12500
21,569 (+8.2%)
Intel Core i5-11600K @ 3.90GHz vs Intel Core i5-12500
19,649 (-1.4%)
Intel Core i5-12500T vs Intel Core i5-12500
16,575 (-16.8%)
Intel Core i5-12490F vs Intel Core i5-12500
20,523 (+3.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X vs Intel Core i5-12500
28,575 (+43.4%)
Intel Core i5-12600K vs Intel Core i5-12500
27,748 (+39.2%)
Intel Core i5-12600KF vs Intel Core i5-12500
27,430 (+37.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 vs Intel Core i5-12500
27,248 (+36.7%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i5-12500
26,706 (+34.0%)

Is the Intel Core i5-12500 Good for Gaming?
As of 16th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
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Intel Core i9-14900KF
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
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Intel Core i5-12500