Intel Core i5 12600K 3.7GHz (4.9GHz max clock speed), 10 Cores (6 Performance-cores, 4 Efficient-cores), 16 Thread (12 on Performance-cores, 4 on Efficient-cores) CPU, Socket LGA 1700, 20MB SmartCache, 125 W processor base power, BX8071512600K. Retail box does not include fan, heatsink or thermal paste.
Performance that puts gaming first
Compete with confidence or get immersed in new worlds with a revolutionary processor architecture that focuses on what matters most – gaming.
Unlocked and overclockable
Divide and conquer
Intel’s new performance hybrid architecture integrates two core families into a single CPU, keeping everything in your gaming universe running smoothly.
Intel Thread Director
Prioritizes and manages workloads, sending tasks to the best core for the job.
P-cores are built for performance across single and lightly-threaded workloads, enhancing activities like gaming and productivity.
E-cores are optimized for multi-threaded performance, minimizing interruptions from secondary tasks.
Performance beyond the cores
The new processor architecture is also compatible with the latest platform innovations, giving you performance improvements throughout your PC.
Ready for what’s next
Support for PCIe Gen 5 and DDR5 for high-performance components like memory and graphics.
Thunderbolt™ 4 and Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) deliver fast transfer speeds and connections to peripherals.
Separate overclocking controls for both types of cores gives you nuanced personalization.