Intel Core i5 12600K specifications and performance

Intel Core i5 12600K is a 10 cores and 16 threads CPU processor produced by Intel. Intel Core i5 12600K was released on 2021-10-27, 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 12600k
Release date 2021-10-27
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 10 cores
Total number of threads 16 threads
Number of performance cores 6 cores
Number of performance core threads 12 threads
Performance core base frequency / main frequency 3.7GHz
Performance core maximum turbo frequency 4.9GHz
Number of energy efficiency cores 4 cores
Number of energy-efficient core threads 4 threads
Energy efficiency core basic frequency / main frequency 2.8GHz
Energy efficiency core maximum turbo frequency 3.6GHz

CPU cache and frequency

Bus frequency 100MHz
L1 Cache 80 KB
L2 Cache 10 MB
L3 Cache 20 MB
Unlock multiplier Yes

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 125W
Maximum Turbo Power Consumption / TDP PL2 150W
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
0.78TFLOPS

Cinebench R23 performance test

Single core performance score
1890
Multi-core performance score
17453

PassMark performance test

Single core performance score
3953
Multi-core performance score
27740
Integer math 88 GOps/sec
Floating point math 68 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 93 Million Primes/sec (Millions find prime numbers per second)
Random string sorting 35.8 Million Strings/sec (Millions random string sorting per second)
Data encryption 18.6 GBytes/sec (Gigabits per second)
Data compression 345.6 MBytes/sec (megabits per second)
Physics simulation 1525 Frames/sec (FPS)
Extended instruction test 22 Billion Matrices/sec (Billions matrix operations per second)

GeekBench v6 performance test

Single core performance
2547
Multi-core performance
12200
File compression 822.6 MB/sec (megabits per second)
clang compilation 98.7 Klines/sec (thousands lines per second)
HTML5 browsing 261.1 pages/sec (pages per second)
PDF rendering 347.9 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)
Text processing 258.5 pages/sec (pages per second)
Background blur 58.9 images/sec (images per second)
Photo processing 103.5 images/sec (images per second)
Ray tracing 22.8 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)