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Intel Core i5-10500 vs Core i9-12900

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i9-12900 57.6 GT/s
Core i5-10500 37.2 GT/s
Difference: 20.4 (55%)

Core Speed

Core i5-10500 3.1 GHz
Core i9-12900 2.4 GHz
Difference: 0.7 (29%)


Core i9-12900 24
Core i5-10500 12
Difference: 12 (100%)


Core i5-10500 65 Watts
Core i9-12900 65 Watts
Difference: 0 (0%)

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Model Core i5-10500 Core i9-12900
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Comet Lake Alder Lake-S
Core Speed 3.1 GHz 2.4 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 16
Total Threads 12 24
Turbo 4.6 5.1
L2 Cache 6 x 256KB 16 x 1.25MB
L3 Cache 12 MB 30 MB
GPU Model UHD 630 UHD Graphics 770
TDP 65 Watts 65 Watts
Socket LGA 1200 Socket 1700
Released May 2020 January 2022