Average Bench: 108% (10th of 1358)

Based on 8,156 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00090672 Model: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-12600KF

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i5-12600KF averaged 8.5% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 189Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 375Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-12600KF is just 19.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-12600KF performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 82Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,244Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,156 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.8 Memory 82 92.8
173 1-Core 189 203
345 2-Core 375 402
116% 215 Pts
Min Avg Max
640 4-Core 722 789
1,107 8-Core 1,244 1,392
124% 983 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,670 64-Core 1,864 2,075
125% 1,864 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.2
1-Core 190
2-Core 399
122% 226 Pts
4-Core 774
8-Core 1,311
132% 1,042 Pts
64-Core 1,960
132% 1,960 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.3
1-Core 196
2-Core 393
121% 225 Pts
4-Core 758
8-Core 1,311
130% 1,034 Pts
64-Core 1896
127% 1896 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 191
2-Core 380
119% 220 Pts
4-Core 744
8-Core 1198
123% 971 Pts
64-Core 1,506
101% 1,506 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.1
1-Core 198
2-Core 380
121% 222 Pts
4-Core 740
8-Core 1,245
125% 992 Pts
64-Core 1,890
127% 1,890 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.1
1-Core 187
2-Core 360
117% 213 Pts
4-Core 701
8-Core 1,216
120% 959 Pts
64-Core 1871
126% 1871 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 190
2-Core 369
116% 215 Pts
4-Core 729
8-Core 1,254
125% 992 Pts
64-Core 1,878
126% 1,878 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.9
1-Core 191
2-Core 380
116% 217 Pts
4-Core 680
8-Core 1,168
116% 924 Pts
64-Core 1,916
129% 1,916 Pts
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