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Intel 12th Gen Core i5-12600K LGA1700 3.7GHz 6-Core CPU


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The 12th Generation Intel® Core™ processors feature a performance hybrid architecture that represents a significant advancement. Get the performance you need, right where you need it, whether you’re a gamer, creator, streamer, or regular user. With Intel® 12 Generation processors, you can do more of what you enjoy, whenever you want. The 12th generation Intel® Core™ processors feature a hybrid architecture that combines performance and efficiency cores (P-core and E-core). That translates to real-world performance, intuitively scaled to match your work.

The performance core is Intel’s most powerful CPU core ever. It’s also optimised for single-thread performance and responsiveness in compute-intensive workloads such as gaming and 3D design. The efficient core provides multithreaded performance for tasks that can run concurrently (such as image rendering), as well as efficient offloading of background tasks for modern multitasking.

Intel built Intel® Thread Director directly into the hardware to ensure that performance and efficient cores work seamlessly with the operating system. Intel® Thread Director guides the operating system by automatically monitoring and analysing on the fly, ensuring that the right thread is placed on the right core at the right time. And it does it all dynamically, adapting scheduling guidance to actual computing needs rather than static rules.

The 12th generation Intel® Core™ processors support the latest discrete graphics cards and storage devices. These devices take advantage of the increased throughput provided by PCIe 5.0, as well as the faster speeds and bandwidth of DDR5 memory. The 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors include built-in features for noise suppression, auto-framing, and bandwidth and video resolution optimisation during gaming. This saves you time and allows you to multitask in ways you couldn’t have imagined before. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors enable seamless performance across multiple tasks, including gaming, browsing, streaming, and creating masterpieces.


  • 10 Cores
  • 16 Threads
  • Max Turbo Frequency of up to 4.90 GHz
  • 20MB Intel® Smart Cache
  • Support for DDR4 and DDR5 memory
  • Built for serious gaming
  • The best overclocking experience
  • Smart solutions for enthusiasts and creators
  • Nearly 3x faster connectivity


  • Essentials:
    • Product Collection: 12th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processors
    • Code Name: Products formerly Alder Lake
    • Vertical Segment: Desktop
    • Processor Number: i5-12600K
  • CPU Specifications:
    • Total Cores: 10
    • # of Performance-cores: 6
    • # of Efficient-cores: 4
    • Total Threads: 16
    • Max Turbo Frequency: 4.90 GHz
    • Performance-core Max Turbo Frequency: 4.90 GHz
    • Efficient-core Max Turbo Frequency: 3.60 GHz
    • Performance-core Base Frequency: 3.70 GHz
    • Efficient-core Base Frequency: 2.80 GHz
    • Cache: 20 MB Intel® Smart Cache
    • Total L2 Cache: 9.5 MB
    • Processor Base Power: 125 W
    • Maximum Turbo Power: 150 W
  • Memory Specifications:
    • Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type): 128 GB
    • Memory Types:
      • Up to DDR5 4800 MT/s
      • Up to DDR4 3200 MT/s
    • Max # of Memory Channels: 2
    • Max Memory Bandwidth: 76.8 GB/s
  • Expansion Options:
    • Direct Media Interface (DMI) Revision: 4.0
    • Max # of DMI Lanes: 8
    • Scalability: 1S Only
    • PCI Express Revision: 5.0 and 4.0
    • PCI Express Configurations: Up to 1×16+4, 2×8+4
    • Max # of PCI Express Lanes: 20
  • Processor Graphics:
    • Processor Graphics: Intel® UHD Graphics 770
    • Graphics Base Frequency: 300 MHz
    • Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency: 1.45 GHz
    • Graphics Output: eDP 1.4b, DP 1.4a, HDMI 2.1
    • Execution Units: 32
    • Max Resolution (HDMI): 4096 x 2160 @ 60Hz
    • Max Resolution (DP): 7680 x 4320 @ 60Hz
    • Max Resolution (eDP – Integrated Flat Panel): 5120 x 3200 @ 120Hz
    • DirectX Support: 12
    • OpenGL Support: 4.5
    • Multi-Format Codec Engines: 2
    • Intel® Quick Sync Video: Yes
    • Intel® Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
    • # of Displays Supported: 4
    • Device ID: 0x4680
    • OpenCL Support: 3.0
  • Advanced Features:
    • Intel® Gaussian & Neural Accelerator: 3.0
    • Intel® Thread Director: Yes
    • Intel® Deep Learning Boost (Intel® DL Boost): Yes
    • Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported: Yes
    • Intel® Speed Shift Technology: Yes
    • Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0: No
    • Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: 2.0
    • Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
    • Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
    • Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
    • Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
    • Intel® 64: Yes
    • Instruction Set: 64-bit
    • Instruction Set Extensions: Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
    • Idle States: Yes
    • Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology: Yes
    • Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
    • Intel® Volume Management Device (VMD): Yes
  • Security & Reliability
    • Intel® AES New Instructions: Yes
    • Secure Key: Yes
    • Intel® OS Guard: Yes
    • Execute Disable Bit: Yes
    • Intel® Boot Guard: Yes
    • Mode-based Execute Control (MBE): Yes
    • Intel® Control-Flow Enforcement Technology: Yes


  • Intel 12th Gen Core i5-12600K LGA1700 2.8GHz 10-Core CPU x1
Weight 82 g
Dimensions 10.3 × 4.5 × 11.5 mm



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