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Intel Core i5-2300 vs Core i9-12900

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i9-12900 57.6 GT/s
Core i5-2300 11.2 GT/s
Difference: 46.4 (414%)

Core Speed

Core i5-2300 2.8 GHz
Core i9-12900 2.4 GHz
Difference: 0.4 (17%)


Core i9-12900 24
Core i5-2300 4
Difference: 20 (500%)


Core i5-2300 95 Watts
Core i9-12900 65 Watts
Difference: 30 (46%)

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Model Core i5-2300 Core i9-12900
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge Alder Lake-S
Core Speed 2.8 GHz 2.4 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 16
Total Threads 4 24
Turbo 1/2/2/3 5.1
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 16 x 1.25MB
L3 Cache 6 MB 30 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 2000 UHD Graphics 770
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 Socket 1700
Released 2011-01-01 January 2022