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Intel Core i9-12900K vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i9-12900K 76.8 GT/s
Ryzen 5 2600X 43.2 GT/s
Difference: 33.6 (78%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 2600X 3.6 GHz
Core i9-12900K 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0.4 (13%)


Core i9-12900K 24
Ryzen 5 2600X 12
Difference: 12 (100%)


Core i9-12900K 125 Watts
Ryzen 5 2600X 95 Watts
Difference: 30 (32%)

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Model Core i9-12900K Ryzen 5 2600X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Alder Lake-S Zen
Core Speed 3.2 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 16 6
Total Threads 24 12
Turbo 5.2 4.2
L2 Cache 16 x 1.25MB 6 x 256KB
L3 Cache 30 MB 16MB
GPU Model UHD Graphics 770
TDP 125 Watts 95 Watts
Socket Socket 1700 AM4
Released November 2021 April 2018