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.

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

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Speed 1,176Pts
Avg. Memory Latency 80.7Pts
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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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Typical Core i5-12400 Builds (Compare 7,638 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Desktop 103%
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Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B660M DS3H DDR4 - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $594

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 Comments

12th generation Alder Lake processor...

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5 days ago.

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


Excellent

23 days ago.

for programing and making song


Good

2 hrs ago.

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


Excellent

17 months ago.

Got it yesterday and alrdy top1 world bench, lmaoed 3


Good

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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