Average Bench: 102% (49th of 1406)

Based on 2,632 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00090675 Model: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-12600

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i5-12600 averaged 1.7% 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.


Avg. Single Core Speed 187Pts
Avg. Dual Core Speed 356Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-12600 is just 17.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-12600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 1,271Pts
Avg. Memory Latency 81.7Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 2,632 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.9 Memory 81.7 92.3
177 1-Core 187 197
325 2-Core 356 383
110% 208 Pts
Min Avg Max
577 4-Core 653 739
982 8-Core 1,052 1,122
105% 853 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,099 64-Core 1,271 1,338
78.7% 1,271 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.3
1-Core 183
2-Core 370
113% 214 Pts
4-Core 739
8-Core 977
109% 858 Pts
64-Core 1,093
68% 1,093 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.3
1-Core 192
2-Core 382
115% 220 Pts
4-Core 737
8-Core 1,092
114% 915 Pts
64-Core 1,294
80% 1,294 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.6
1-Core 181
2-Core 328
101% 193 Pts
4-Core 342
8-Core 356
46% 349 Pts
64-Core 364
22% 364 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 61,870,669 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 105%
Desktop 107%
Workstation 100%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B660-PLUS D4 - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $745

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