Average Bench: 98.2% (90th of 1452)

Based on 17,352 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF00090675, BFEBFBFF00090672 Model: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-12400

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i5-12400 averaged just 1.8% 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.


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 14.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-12400 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 1,176Pts
Avg. Memory Latency 80.7Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 17,352 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.9 Memory 80.7 90.4
164 1-Core 173 182
300 2-Core 331 353
104% 195 Pts
Min Avg Max
546 4-Core 621 673
919 8-Core 973 1,039
98.2% 797 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,121 64-Core 1,176 1,221
72.8% 1,176 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.8
1-Core 168
2-Core 336
107% 198 Pts
4-Core 669
8-Core 937
101% 803 Pts
64-Core 1,201
74% 1,201 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 180
2-Core 337
105% 199 Pts
4-Core 643
8-Core 1,022
102% 833 Pts
64-Core 1,200
74% 1,200 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 69
1-Core 172
2-Core 340
100% 193 Pts
4-Core 667
8-Core 978
103% 823 Pts
64-Core 1,226
76% 1,226 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.1
1-Core 162
2-Core 314
97% 183 Pts
4-Core 557
8-Core 968
92% 763 Pts
64-Core 1,183
73% 1,183 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.9
1-Core 159
2-Core 308
89% 173 Pts
4-Core 578
8-Core 922
92% 750 Pts
64-Core 1,174
73% 1,174 Pts
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Desktop 103%
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B660M DS3H DDR4 - $120

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12th generation Alder Lake processor...

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


23 days ago.

for programing and making song


2 hrs ago.

same, all this time wondering if i shouldve went for that 12600 instead


17 months ago.

Got it yesterday and alrdy top1 world bench, lmaoed 3


19 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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