Average Bench: 95.5% (43rd of 1335)

Based on 9 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00090675 Model: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-12600

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i5-12600 averaged just 4.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-12600 near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 184Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 340Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-12600 is 36.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-12600 performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,085Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 857Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 9 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.3 Memory 84 92.8
171 1-Core 184 195
287 2-Core 340 380
111% 203 Pts
Min Avg Max
348 4-Core 585 718
383 8-Core 857 1,145
93% 721 Pts
Min Avg Max
448 64-Core 1,085 1,419
72.8% 1,085 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 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.8
1-Core 195
2-Core 360
119% 216 Pts
4-Core 718
8-Core 1,064
115% 891 Pts
64-Core 1,419
95% 1,419 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.5
1-Core 185
2-Core 329
111% 200 Pts
4-Core 692
8-Core 1031
111% 861 Pts
64-Core 1,359
91% 1,359 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.5
1-Core 178
2-Core 339
112% 203 Pts
4-Core 640
8-Core 1,047
107% 844 Pts
64-Core 1,388
93% 1,388 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 171
2-Core 325
106% 193 Pts
4-Core 610
8-Core 1015
103% 813 Pts
64-Core 1,393
94% 1,393 Pts

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,652,081 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 49%
Desktop 104%
Workstation 45%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B660M AORUS PRO DDR4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $466

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