Average Bench: 98.3% (55th of 1385)

Based on 8,984 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00090675, BFEBFBFF00090672 Model: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-12400

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i5-12400 averaged just 1.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-12400 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Speed 173Pts
Avg. Dual Core Speed 331Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-12400 is just 15.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-12400 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 1,185Pts
Avg. Memory Latency 82Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,984 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.1 Memory 82 91.6
165 1-Core 173 182
301 2-Core 331 353
104% 195 Pts
Min Avg Max
543 4-Core 615 672
923 8-Core 970 1,018
97.6% 793 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,140 64-Core 1,185 1,222
73.4% 1,185 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.9
1-Core 168
2-Core 336
101% 193 Pts
4-Core 668
8-Core 1,000
104% 834 Pts
64-Core 1,224
76% 1,224 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.2
1-Core 168
2-Core 317
100% 188 Pts
4-Core 631
8-Core 953
98% 792 Pts
64-Core 1,197
74% 1,197 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.1
1-Core 176
2-Core 335
105% 198 Pts
4-Core 588
8-Core 1,005
97% 797 Pts
64-Core 1,228
76% 1,228 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.4
1-Core 180
2-Core 310
102% 190 Pts
4-Core 595
8-Core 1,000
97% 798 Pts
64-Core 1,193
74% 1,193 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.7
1-Core 167
2-Core 293
96% 179 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 906
86% 709 Pts
64-Core 1,096
68% 1,096 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 58,840,880 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $209 @ launch in Jan '22
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Typical Core i5-12400 Builds (Compare 4,453 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 103%
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Workstation 96%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B660M DS3H DDR4 - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $775

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 Comments

12th generation Alder Lake processor...

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Just awesome in this price range... —Sep '22


Excellent

1 month ago.

Got it yesterday and alrdy top1 world bench, lmaoed 3


Good

2 months ago.

I originally wanted an i5-12600 but unfortunately, it was not available so I settled for a 12400. It's really affordable and the performance is great.


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