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Intel Core i5-10600 vs Core i5-12600K

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i5-12600K 59.2 GT/s
Core i5-10600 39.6 GT/s
Difference: 19.6 (49%)

Core Speed

Core i5-12600K 3.7 GHz
Core i5-10600 3.3 GHz
Difference: 0.4 (12%)


Core i5-12600K 16
Core i5-10600 12
Difference: 4 (33%)


Core i5-12600K 125 Watts
Core i5-10600 65 Watts
Difference: 60 (92%)

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Model Core i5-10600 Core i5-12600K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Comet Lake Alder Lake
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.7 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 10
Total Threads 12 16
Turbo 4.8 4.9
L2 Cache 6 x 256KB 9.5MB
L3 Cache 12 MB 20MB
GPU Model UHD 630 UHD Graphics 770
TDP 65 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1200 FC-LGA1700
Released May 2020 November 2021