IntelBX8071512600K
AMD100-100000593WOF

6 Cores, 12 Threads @4.7GHz, Zen4.
Release date: Q3 2022.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 104,082 user samples
101,563 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 117% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 100% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 100% Great: 117%
SPEED RANK: 44th / 1442
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
2,519 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 120% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 5.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 97% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 97% Great: 120%
SPEED RANK: 41st / 1442
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
109 % 110 % +2%
20 Oct22|HardwareLUXX
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RiftB 6%, DoomE 1% 2 % Control 2%, SpiderM 9%, CPunk 3%, TWarTroy 2%, F122 3%
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Intel Core i5-13600K Review - Best...
0 % AoE4 8%, FarC6 8%, WatchDL 8%, RDR2 11%, Civ6 16%, DoomE 0% Forza5 0%, Bord3 1%, BFV 1%, CPunk 0%, EldenR 1%, CSGO 43%
20 Oct22|Tweakers
Intel 13th Gen Core Raptor Lake Re...
1 % RDR2 1%, F122 4%, MetroEx 2%, TWarW3 0% FarC6 4%
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22 % Factorio 53%, Forza5 12%, Hitm3 13%, FarC6 11%, SotTR 29%, CPunk 18%, CSGO 38%, TinTW 14%, TWarW3 7%
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12 % Hitm3 3%, FarC6 13%, WatchDL 6%, CPunk 15%, RDR2 20%, MSFS21 14%, F121 23%, TWarW3 3%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
80 Pts 84 Pts +5%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
194 Pts 200 Pts +3%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
382 Pts 389 Pts +2%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
736 Pts +0% 733 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
1223 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+6%
1152 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
91.1 Pts 94.7 Pts +4%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
207 Pts 215 Pts +4%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
416 Pts 421 Pts +1%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
813 Pts 835 Pts +3%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
1367 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+6%
1285 Pts
Market Share
Based on 67,685,942 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.83 % Hugely higher market share.
+207%
0.27 %
Value
Value For Money
121 % +2% 119 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
98 % More popular.
+20%
82 %
Price
Price (score)
$186 Cheaper.
+11%
$208
Age
Newest
29 Months 18 Months Much more recent.
+38%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 105 Watts More energy efficient.
+16%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
10 cores Much higher core count.
+67%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
10 nm 5 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz 4.7 GHz Faster base frequency.
+27%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.9 GHz 5.3 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
1926 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+26%
1530 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
1743 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+22%
1426 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Alder Lake Zen4
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1700 AM5
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 770 RDNA2
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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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Within minutes of the first, pre-release, 7000 series userbenchmark results, AMD’s marketers broadcast a 20% win over the 12900K via thousands of anonymous twitter, reddit, forum and youtube accounts. Buying new AMD products is like buying used cars: it takes time, experience and a taste for sales hype. It’s difficult for consumers to make rational choices while AMD completely dominates “sponsored news” and social media channels. Ten years ago, when AMD was the underdog, this type of marketing was understandable. Today, with a capitalization of $150 Billion USD, it’s disrespectful to AMD's own users. Even with Intel's marketing department asleep at the wheel, Ryzen will quickly end up in the same state as Radeon. Following a series of overhyped releases, consumers have little interest in the Radeon brand. The combined market share for all of AMD’s (discrete) Radeon RX 5000 and 6000 GPUs (Steam stats) is just 2%. Although the new 7000 series Zen4 CPUs are actually around 15% faster than their predecessors, they have hefty cooling requirements (TDP +60% vs 5000 series), 30 second BIOS post times, expensive DDR5 RAM requirements and only work with expensive motherboards. Despite the 7000 series struggling to match Intel’s outgoing 12th gen, AMD market it as a “future proof” platform! They want users to pay a premium for last gen performance in exchange for the shallow promise of upgrades in the future. Over the next few days, Intel’s 13th gen (Raptor Lake) will launch. Shoppers will do well to wait until then. Despite AMD’s Neanderthal marketing techniques, it’s hard not to admire their technical progress. AMD-Raptor4 and Intel-Zen13 would be better fitting product names. [Sep '22 CPUPro]

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