Average Bench: 109% (26th of 1385)

Based on 14,090 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00090672 Model: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-12600KF

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i5-12600KF averaged 9.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-12600KF near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Quad Core Speed 734Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 193Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-12600KF is just 18.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-12600KF performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Memory Latency 81.6Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 1,207Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 14,090 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.1 Memory 81.6 92.6
180 1-Core 193 208
352 2-Core 381 413
114% 219 Pts
Min Avg Max
647 4-Core 734 814
1,053 8-Core 1,207 1,346
119% 971 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,361 64-Core 1,728 1,921
107% 1,728 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.1
1-Core 198
2-Core 392
120% 227 Pts
4-Core 752
8-Core 1,232
121% 992 Pts
64-Core 1,744
108% 1,744 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 196
2-Core 393
119% 226 Pts
4-Core 756
8-Core 1,083
115% 919 Pts
64-Core 1345
83% 1345 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 198
2-Core 391
119% 226 Pts
4-Core 692
8-Core 1,189
114% 941 Pts
64-Core 1,777
110% 1,777 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.4
1-Core 188
2-Core 370
112% 214 Pts
4-Core 655
8-Core 1197
111% 926 Pts
64-Core 1,771
110% 1,771 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 58,832,964 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 201%
Desktop 112%
Workstation 203%

Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $186

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One of if not the best value CPU's out there —Jan '22


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4 months ago.

Outstanding processor for the price. Got this one for really cheap on Amazon Prime Day. Already a boost in FPS without even upgrading my GPU! Also this processor beats the 11th Gen i9! What a deal!


10 months ago.

not as hot as i7 or i9

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