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Intel Core i3-7300 vs Core i5-12600K

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i5-12600K 59.2 GT/s
Core i3-7300 16 GT/s
Difference: 43.2 (270%)

Core Speed

Core i3-7300 4.0 GHz
Core i5-12600K 3.7 GHz
Difference: 0.3 (8%)


Core i5-12600K 16
Core i3-7300 4
Difference: 12 (300%)


Core i5-12600K 125 Watts
Core i3-7300 51 Watts
Difference: 74 (145%)

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Model Core i3-7300 Core i5-12600K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Kaby Lake-S (14 nm) Alder Lake
Core Speed 4.0 GHz 3.7 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 2 10
Total Threads 4 16
Turbo 4.9
L2 Cache 2 x 256 KB 9.5MB
L3 Cache 4 MB 20MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 630 UHD Graphics 770
TDP 51 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 FC-LGA1700
Released January 2017 November 2021