Average Bench: 103% (18th of 1358)

Based on 1,006 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00090675 Model: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-12600

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i5-12600 averaged 2.9% higher 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.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 184Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 355Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-12600 is 21.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-12600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 83.4Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,327Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,006 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.7 Memory 83.4 92.8
168 1-Core 184 195
311 2-Core 355 386
113% 207 Pts
Min Avg Max
544 4-Core 657 738
824 8-Core 1,063 1,171
109% 860 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,019 64-Core 1,327 1,425
89% 1,327 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 84
1-Core 195
2-Core 385
119% 221 Pts
4-Core 733
8-Core 1,189
122% 961 Pts
64-Core 1,420
95% 1,420 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.9
1-Core 189
2-Core 352
117% 211 Pts
4-Core 668
8-Core 1,136
114% 902 Pts
64-Core 1,400
94% 1,400 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 186
2-Core 358
114% 210 Pts
4-Core 670
8-Core 1,119
113% 894 Pts
64-Core 1413
95% 1413 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 177
2-Core 347
110% 202 Pts
4-Core 682
8-Core 1,054
111% 868 Pts
64-Core 1,380
93% 1,380 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.9
1-Core 177
2-Core 355
114% 208 Pts
4-Core 620
8-Core 1,153
110% 886 Pts
64-Core 1,427
96% 1,427 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.8
1-Core 194
2-Core 371
118% 217 Pts
4-Core 639
8-Core 1,053
107% 846 Pts
64-Core 1,403
94% 1,403 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 54,682,126 CPUs tested.

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Typical Core i5-12600 Builds (Compare 1,636 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 137%
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Desktop 108%
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Workstation
Workstation 131%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B660-PLUS D4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $789

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