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Intel Core i5-7600K vs Core i7-12700K

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-12700K 72 GT/s
Core i5-7600K 15.2 GT/s
Difference: 56.8 (374%)

Core Speed

Core i5-7600K 3.8 GHz
Core i7-12700K 3.6 GHz
Difference: 0.2 (6%)


Core i7-12700K 20
Core i5-7600K 4
Difference: 16 (400%)


Core i7-12700K 125 Watts
Core i5-7600K 91 Watts
Difference: 34 (37%)

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Model Core i5-7600K Core i7-12700K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Kaby Lake-S (14 nm) Alder Lake
Core Speed 3.8 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 12
Total Threads 4 20
Turbo 4.2 GHz 5.0
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 12MB
L3 Cache 6 MB 25MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 630 UHD Graphics 770
TDP 91 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 FC-LGA1700
Released January 2017 November 2021