IntelBX8071512400F
IntelBX8070811600K

6 Cores, 12 Threads @2.5GHz, Alder Lake.
Release date: Q1 2022.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.9GHz, Rocket Lake.
Release date: Q1 2021.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 32,621 user samples
11,104 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 88% Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 1.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 88% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 37th / 1358
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
21,517 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 91% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 91% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 22nd / 1358
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
97.2 % 101 % +3%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
82.6 Pts 89.7 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+9%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
169 Pts +2% 166 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
325 Pts +2% 320 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
600 Pts +0% 598 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
983 Pts 984 Pts +0%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.4 Pts 95.8 Pts +4%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
179 Pts +2% 176 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
353 Pts +2% 345 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
664 Pts +1% 658 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1060 Pts 1066 Pts +1%
Market Share
Based on 54,682,833 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.51 % Hugely higher market share.
+122%
0.23 %
Value
Value For Money
113 % Slightly better value.
+5%
107 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
101 % Slightly more popular.
+5%
96 %
Price
Price (score)
$160 Cheaper.
+27%
$220
Age
Newest
7 Months Much more recent.
+56%
16 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
10 nm Newer manufacturing.
+29%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
2.5 GHz 3.9 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+56%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.4 GHz 4.9 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+11%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1297 Pts 1324 Pts +2%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1245 Pts +1% 1234 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Alder Lake Rocket Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1700 FCLGA1200
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 750
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Intel’s Alder Lake i5-12400F offers six hyper-threaded performance cores at an MSRP of just $180 USD. This represents excellent value for consumers and, in particular, gamers. It has a boost frequency of 4.4 GHz, 18 MB of L3 cache and a TDP of 65W. The F-version of the CPU does not have integrated graphics, however this will be of little concern to gamers with discrete GPUs. Whilst Intel’s overclockable i5-12600K has four additional efficiency cores and offers around 12% more performance than the 12400F, it also costs around 50% more. The 12400F offers great value, but to achieve optimal performance the requisite B660 motherboard (which supports 3200+ RAM) is, at least for now, difficult to find at reasonable ($150 USD) prices. AMD’s top value hex-core Ryzen 5 5600X offers similar performance for 50% more money. Despite Intel’s price / performance lead, AMD’s prolific marketers (forums, youtube, reddit etc.) have historically outsold Intel whilst carrying a similar handicap. [Jan '22 CPUPro]

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The i5-11600K is the best value "top tier" CPU in Intel’s 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S lineup. With a simple overclock it offers almost the same levels of performance as the 11900K. Rocket Lake brings higher IPC (early samples indicate +19%) which translates to around a 10% faster Effective Speed than both Intel's 10th Gen and AMD’s 5000 series. Despite Intel’s performance lead, AMD continues to outsell Intel. Given the scale of Intel's operation, it’s inexplicable that their marketing remains so neglected. Little effort is made to counter widespread disinformation such as: “it uses too much electricity” or the classic: “it needs more cores”. Intel’s marketing samples are routinely distributed to reviewers that appear better incentivized to bury Intel's products rather than review them. Not enabling XMP or only testing with BIOS power limits enabled is akin to leaving the handbrake on during a race. Mind-numbing “scientific” and rendering benchmarks are presented as gospel. Different games, mostly unplayed by real users, are cherry picked for each “review”. When it's convenient, canned game benchmarks are chosen such as Ulletical’s CSGO which runs at nearly double the in-game fps. Credible benchmark data, which necessarily includes replicable video footage from popular games, is the exception rather than the rule. At every release, AMD’s marketers coordinate narratives to ensure another feast of blue blubber. Nonetheless, towards the end of 2021, Intel’s Golden Cove is due to offer an additional 20-30% performance increase. At that time, with a net 30-40% performance lead, Intel will probably regain significant market share despite AMD's class-leading marketing. In the meantime, most PC gamers need look no further than the 11400F. [Mar '21 CPUPro]

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