Intel Core i5-12600K 12th Generation Desktop Processor (Base Clock: 3.7GHz Tuboboost: 4.9GHz, 6 cores, LGA1700, RAM DDR4…

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With the Alder Lake processors, Intel has launched a small revolution in the world of x86 architecture by adopting a hybrid technology based on two different types of cores assembled within the same chip: Performance-Cores and Efficient-Cores.

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INTEL CORE I5-12600K 10-CORE (6P+4E)

  • 10 Core / 16 Thread Processor
  • 6 Performance-Cores (3.6 GHz – 4.9 GHz) + 4 Efficient-Cores (2.8 GHz – 3.6 GHz)
  • L3 Cache 20 MB + L2 Cache 9.5 MB
  • Unlocked (unlocked multiplier for overclocking)
  • IGP : Intel UHD Graphics 770
  • Memory controller: DDR4 / DDR5
  • PCI-E 5.0compatible
  • TDP: 125W
  • Max. TDP (Turbo Power): 150W


Intel’s new high-performance hybrid architecture integrates two core families into one processor for a smoother gaming experience. Intel Thread Director prioritizes and manages workloads by determining which core is best suited for each task. Performance cores are designed for unique, low-thread count workloads, enhancing activities such as video gaming or productivity tasks. Efficiency cores are optimised for multi-threading by reducing interruptions from secondary tasks.


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