Average Bench: 96.7% (36th of 1357)

Based on 4,883 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00090675, BFEBFBFF00090672 Model: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-12400

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i5-12400 averaged just 3.3% 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 Mixed Speed 169Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 325Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-12400 is just 18.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-12400 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 81.4Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,231Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,883 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.7 Memory 81.4 91.4
155 1-Core 169 179
294 2-Core 325 355
105% 192 Pts
Min Avg Max
527 4-Core 601 677
840 8-Core 976 1,063
100% 788 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,033 64-Core 1,231 1,294
82.6% 1,231 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.8
1-Core 178
2-Core 312
108% 193 Pts
4-Core 570
8-Core 1,013
99% 791 Pts
64-Core 1,285
86% 1,285 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.4
1-Core 174
2-Core 332
111% 200 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 1,044
98% 790 Pts
64-Core 1,208
81% 1,208 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 159
2-Core 318
103% 187 Pts
4-Core 584
8-Core 1,012
100% 798 Pts
64-Core 1,165
78% 1,165 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.4
1-Core 175
2-Core 324
104% 192 Pts
4-Core 597
8-Core 995
101% 796 Pts
64-Core 1,274
86% 1,274 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.4
1-Core 162
2-Core 304
100% 182 Pts
4-Core 571
8-Core 975
97% 773 Pts
64-Core 1,226
82% 1,226 Pts
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $209 @ launch in Jan '22
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Desktop 103%
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Workstation 123%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B660M DS3H DDR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $657

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Value to performance is fantastic, thermals could be a little better but it hardly matters with modern cooling.


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