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Intel Core i5-12600K vs Core i9 9900K

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i5-12600K 59.2 GT/s
Core i9 9900K 57.6 GT/s
Difference: 1.6 (3%)

Core Speed

Core i5-12600K 3.7 GHz
Core i9 9900K 3.6 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)


Core i5-12600K 16
Core i9 9900K 16
Difference: 0 (0%)


Core i5-12600K 125 Watts
Core i9 9900K 95 Watts
Difference: 30 (32%)

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Model Core i5-12600K Core i9 9900K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Alder Lake Coffee Lake-S
Core Speed 3.7 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 10 8
Total Threads 16 16
Turbo 4.9 5.0
L2 Cache 9.5MB 8 x 256KB
L3 Cache 20MB 16MB
GPU Model UHD Graphics 770 UHD Graphics 630
TDP 125 Watts 95 Watts
Socket FC-LGA1700 LGA 1151
Released November 2021 October 2018