IntelBX8071512100F
IntelBX8071512600K
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 55,327 user samples
4,063 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 87% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 87% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 79th / 1385
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
51,264 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 118% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 99% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Poor: 99% Great: 118%
SPEED RANK: 25th / 1385
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
94.1 % 109 % Faster effective speed.
+16%
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Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
85.3 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+6%
80.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
171 Pts 194 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+13%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
318 Pts 383 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+20%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
556 Pts 740 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+33%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
793 Pts 1223 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+54%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
91.6 Pts 92.1 Pts +1%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
177 Pts 207 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+17%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
345 Pts 412 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+19%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
621 Pts 818 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+32%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
829 Pts 1356 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+64%
Market Share
Based on 58,841,492 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.41 % 0.87 % Hugely higher market share.
+112%
Value
Value For Money
125 % Slightly better value.
+8%
116 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
98 % +1% 97 %
Price
Price (score)
$98 Much cheaper.
+56%
$225
Age
Newest
12 Months More recent.
+20%
15 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
58 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+54%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 10 cores Hugely higher core count.
+150%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
10 nm 10 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.3 GHz 3.7 GHz Faster base frequency.
+12%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz 4.9 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+14%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
835 Pts 1935 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+132%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
800 Pts 1750 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+119%
Series
CPU Architecture
Alder Lake Alder Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1700 FCLGA1700
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 770
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Gaming is more accessible with the i3-12100F: Intel’s entry level Alder Lake desktop processor. Higher end Alder Lake processors feature a combination of performance and efficiency cores, however, the 12100F contains just four hyper-threaded Golden Cove performance cores. It has a max boost frequency of 4.3 GHz, 12 MB of L3 cache and a 58W TDP. The 12100F is keenly priced at around $130 USD and needs to be paired with a new chipset such as the B660. Only users with discrete GPUs should consider “F” models as they do not have integrated graphics. Whilst a budget PC built around the 12100F represents unbeatable value for money, the 6-core i5-12400F, with 50% stronger multi-core, is a better option for gamers with 3060+ tier GPUs. AMD do not have any CPUs competing in this price segment. Entry level gamers, who cannot find reasonably priced discrete GPUs, could consider the similarly performing Ryzen 5 5600G APU which has integrated RX Vega graphics that are around three times faster than Intel's UHD 730. [Jan '22 CPUPro]

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Intel’s latest 10-core i5-12600K Alder Lake desktop processor offers an impressive 50% 64-core performance improvement over it's predecessor. The 12600K combines six hyper-threaded Golden Cove P-cores with clock speeds up to 4.9 GHz and four energy efficient Gracemont E-cores for a total of 16 threads. Alder Lake CPUs have a new LGA 1700 socket which requires new cooler brackets and a new Z690 motherboard. Z690 brings several new features including PCIe 5.0 and DDR5 memory. Most Z690 boards will ship in both DDR4 and DDR5 variants. DDR4 is likely the better option, at least until DDR5 prices settle. With an MRSP of just $290 USD, the 12600K is both cheaper and faster than the competition in both single and, notably, multi-core performance. As a result, even AMD's prolific marketing infrastructure (youtube, reddit, forums etc.) will struggle to drive sales, at least until Zen 4 launches (est. late 2022). In the meantime, Intel's i5-12600K is the obvious choice for consumers that do not wish to pay over the odds for almost unparalleled performance in the majority of workloads including gaming. That said, gamers that already own a K series CPU from the 8th gen. or higher will see limited gains in the majority of titles when paired with a 3060 (or lower) tier GPU. In some cases (e.g. PUBG or Overwatch) gamers will see fewer frame drops by disabling the E-Cores all together. If recent history is a guide, stock levels at MSRP are likely to deplete rapidly. [Nov '21 CPUPro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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Intel Core i5-13600K $302Nvidia RTX 3060 $325Crucial MX500 250GB $37
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