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Intel Core i5-6600K vs Core i7-12700KF

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-12700KF 72 GT/s
Core i5-6600K 14 GT/s
Difference: 58 (414%)

Core Speed

Core i7-12700KF 3.6 GHz
Core i5-6600K 3.5 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)


Core i7-12700KF 20
Core i5-6600K 4
Difference: 16 (400%)


Core i7-12700KF 125 Watts
Core i5-6600K 91 Watts
Difference: 34 (37%)

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Model Core i5-6600K Core i7-12700KF
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Skylake Alder Lake
Core Speed 3.5 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 530
TDP 91 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 FC-LGA1700
Released 2015-08-01 November 2021