Intel Core i5 12500 specifications and performance

Intel Core i5 12500 is a 6 cores and 12 threads CPU processor produced by Intel. Intel Core i5 12500 was released on 2022-01-04, the fabrication process is 10nm (nanometer), the CPU codename is Alder Lake, the instruction set architecture is x86-64, and the CPU's integrated graphics (iGPU) is UHD Graphics 770.

Basic Information

Vendor / Supplier Intel
Short name i5 12500
Release date 2022-01-04
CPU code name Alder Lake
Fabrication process 10nm (nanometer)
Instruction set architecture x86-64
Market Desktop
Integrated Graphics (iGPU) UHD Graphics 770

CPU core specifications

Total number of cores 6 cores
Total number of threads 12 threads
Number of performance cores 6 cores
Number of performance core threads 12 threads
Performance core base frequency / main frequency 3.0GHz
Performance core maximum turbo frequency 4.6GHz
Number of energy efficiency cores
Number of energy-efficient core threads
Energy efficiency core basic frequency / main frequency
Energy efficiency core maximum turbo frequency

CPU cache and frequency

Bus frequency 100MHz
L1 Cache 80 KB
L2 Cache 1 MB
L3 Cache 18 MB
Unlock multiplier No

Memory specifications

Maximum supported memory 128GB
Memory frequency support
  • - DDR5-4800MHz
  • - DDR4-3200MHz
Maximum number of memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 76.8GB/s
ECC support Yes

Package specifications

CPU Socket LGA-1700
Default thermal design power / TDP PL1 65W
Maximum Turbo Power Consumption / TDP PL2 117W
Maximum temperature 100°C
PCIe interface PCIe 5.0
PCIe lane count 20

Integrated Graphics specifications

Integrated Graphics (iGPU) Intel UHD Graphics 770
Base frequency 300MHz
Maximum acceleration frequency 1450MHz
Number of execution units 32
Stream Processors / Shading Units 256
Texture Units / TMUs 16
Raster Operations Units / ROPs 8
Total Graphics Power / TGP 15W
FP32 computing performance

Cinebench R23 performance test

Single core performance score
Multi-core performance score

PassMark performance test

Single core performance score
Multi-core performance score
Integer math 62 GOps/sec
Floating point math 48 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 75 Million Primes/sec (Millions find prime numbers per second)
Random string sorting 23.4 Million Strings/sec (Millions random string sorting per second)
Data encryption 12.1 GBytes/sec (Gigabits per second)
Data compression 240 MBytes/sec (megabits per second)
Physics simulation 1195 Frames/sec (FPS)
Extended instruction test 16.1 Billion Matrices/sec (Billions matrix operations per second)

GeekBench v6 performance test

Single core performance
Multi-core performance
File compression 795 MB/sec (megabits per second)
clang compilation 71.5 Klines/sec (thousands lines per second)
HTML5 browsing 237.9 pages/sec (pages per second)
PDF rendering 263.4 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)
Text processing 242.7 pages/sec (pages per second)
Background blur 52.4 images/sec (images per second)
Photo processing 91.2 images/sec (images per second)
Ray tracing 16.5 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)