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Intel Core i3-10100 vs Core i5-12600K

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i5-12600K 59.2 GT/s
Core i3-10100 28.8 GT/s
Difference: 30.4 (106%)

Core Speed

Core i5-12600K 3.7 GHz
Core i3-10100 3.6 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)


Core i5-12600K 16
Core i3-10100 8
Difference: 8 (100%)


Core i5-12600K 125 Watts
Core i3-10100 65 Watts
Difference: 60 (92%)

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Model Core i3-10100 Core i5-12600K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Comet Lake Alder Lake
Core Speed 3.6 GHz 3.7 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 4 10
Total Threads 8 16
Turbo 4.3 4.9
L2 Cache 4 x 256KB 9.5MB
L3 Cache 6 MB 20MB
GPU Model UHD 630 UHD Graphics 770
TDP 65 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1200 FC-LGA1700
Released May 2020 November 2021