Intel i5 12600K Benchmark Results Revealed

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Intel i5 12600K (credit: Intel)

Last Updated on October 27, 2021 by Amrit Chatterjee

Intel i5 12600K is the only Core i5 SKU planned for November 2021.

We also know that the 4th Alder Lake’s launch is one of the most exciting launches in this series.

If we talk about the Intel i5 12600K, it is one complete hybrid CPU, designed based on the Intel 7 process node.

This process node was previously referred to as the 10nm Enhanced SuperFin.

It has been equipped with 6 Golden Cloves, which are all performance-oriented. There are also 4 Gracemont.

These are efficient and small in size. Now, if we have a total count, we will see that there are ten cores.

The big cores out of the ten have support for hyperthreading. Additionally, the Intel i5 12600K will have 16 threads (two groups of six and another four).

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CPU-Z Stats (credit: Intel)

Some rumors state that the base clocks of the CPU will be around 2.8 and 3.7 GHz.

They will have the capability of giving a boost of 3.6 to 4.9 GHz. All of them will be ensured by either one or two Performance and Efficient cores.

Intel i5 12600K and the 12th Gen series of Intel will be released soon.

If we are talking about the primary frequency of the CPU-Z software, we will be finding a few Performance Cores between the range of 4.5 to 4.7 GHz.

In one of the tests, we have found that the processor has reached near 4.9 GHz.

This has happened on a single core and was using the CPU-Z 1.98 software. This version had come out today, and it featured the superior version of the Intel Alder Lake.

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Clock speeds of Intel i5 12600K (credit: Intel)

While reading this article on Intel i5 12600K, one should remember that all the three tests that were done had all used different kinds of memory kits. The memory kits used were Corsair, TeamGroup, and OLOy.

It was also informed that all these three memory kits were running at a rate of 4.8 GT/s.

Now, let us come to the tests conducted on the Intel i5 12600K and focus on the results obtained.

If we look at the test conducted on a single thread, the processor has achieved 760 to 773 points.

In the multi-thread category, the processor has scored 7156 to 7220 points.

These scores are extremely impressive, and the Intel i5 12600K easily outperforms the high-end SKUs like the Ryzen 7 5800X and the Core i9 11900K.

Intel Alder Lake seems to be the perfect generation overleap which the company has taken over Rocket Lake. Another good news is that the price also remains similar to that of the earlier generation.

The 11600 K MSRP was earlier set at $262.

Intel i5 12600K and the company’s entire 12th Gen Core series will release on the 4th of November. There will be a total of 6 SKUs as well.

According to the leaks that have come out, we are not sure whether we will see an increased price for Alder Lake.

Intel could try to bring down their prices to give a good competition to the Ryzen 5000 series.

They would be providing more cores for a lesser price to make it more competitive in the market.

This is not a step that Intel generally takes. This would be the first to happen if it happens since Ryzen was released for the first time.