Intel Core i5 12600KF specifications and performance

Intel Core i5 12600KF is a 10 cores and 16 threads CPU processor produced by Intel. Intel Core i5 12600KF 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 -.

Basic Information

Vendor / Supplier Intel
Short name i5 12600kf
Release date 2021-10-27
CPU code name Alder Lake
Fabrication process 10nm (nanometer)
Instruction set architecture x86-64
Market Desktop
Integrated Graphics (iGPU)

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 No

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)
Base frequency
Maximum acceleration frequency
Number of execution units
Stream Processors / Shading Units
Texture Units / TMUs
Raster Operations Units / ROPs
Total Graphics Power / TGP
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 87 GOps/sec
Floating point math 67 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 90 Million Primes/sec (Millions find prime numbers per second)
Random string sorting 35.5 Million Strings/sec (Millions random string sorting per second)
Data encryption 18.4 GBytes/sec (Gigabits per second)
Data compression 343.5 MBytes/sec (megabits per second)
Physics simulation 1481 Frames/sec (FPS)
Extended instruction test 21.9 Billion Matrices/sec (Billions matrix operations per second)

GeekBench v6 performance test

Single core performance
Multi-core performance
File compression 1020 MB/sec (megabits per second)
clang compilation 97.5 Klines/sec (thousands lines per second)
HTML5 browsing 304.3 pages/sec (pages per second)
PDF rendering 396.9 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)
Text processing 263.3 pages/sec (pages per second)
Background blur 57.3 images/sec (images per second)
Photo processing 118.2 images/sec (images per second)
Ray tracing 22.3 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)