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Intel Core i5-2500K vs Core i7-12700KF

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-12700KF 72 GT/s
Core i5-2500K 13.2 GT/s
Difference: 58.8 (445%)

Core Speed

Core i7-12700KF 3.6 GHz
Core i5-2500K 3.3 GHz
Difference: 0.3 (9%)


Core i7-12700KF 20
Core i5-2500K 4
Difference: 16 (400%)


Core i7-12700KF 125 Watts
Core i5-2500K 95 Watts
Difference: 30 (32%)

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Model Core i5-2500K Core i7-12700KF
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge Alder Lake
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 12
Total Threads 4 20
Turbo 1/2/3/4 5.0
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 12MB
L3 Cache 6 MB 25MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 3000
TDP 95 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 FC-LGA1700
Released 2011-01-01 November 2021