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Intel Core i5-12600K vs AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 9 5900X 88.8 GT/s
Core i5-12600K 59.2 GT/s
Difference: 29.6 (50%)

Core Speed

Core i5-12600K 3.7 GHz
Ryzen 9 5900X 3.7 GHz
Difference: 0 (0%)


Ryzen 9 5900X 24
Core i5-12600K 16
Difference: 8 (50%)


Core i5-12600K 125 Watts
Ryzen 9 5900X 105 Watts
Difference: 20 (19%)

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Model Core i5-12600K Ryzen 9 5900X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Alder Lake Vermeer
Core Speed 3.7 GHz 3.7 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 10 12
Total Threads 16 24
Turbo 4.9 4.8
L2 Cache 9.5MB 12 x 512 KB
L3 Cache 20MB 32 MB
GPU Model UHD Graphics 770
TDP 125 Watts 105 Watts
Socket FC-LGA1700 AM4
Released November 2021 November 2020