Intel Core i5 12600KF 12th Gen Alder Lake 10 Core Processor

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Intel Core i5 12600KF 12th Gen Alder Lake 10 Core Processor

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  • 12th Gen Alder Lake
  • i75 12600KF
  • Socket 1700
  • 10 Cores 16 Threads
  • Up to 4.9GHz

Product Description

Intel Core i5 12600KF 12th Gen Alder Lake 10 Core Processor

12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12600KF desktop processor

Built for the next generation of gaming.

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.

Up to


  • 4.9 GHz Max Clock Speed
  • 10 Cores
  • 6 Performance-cores/4 Efficient-cores
  • 16 Threads
  • 12 on Performance-cores
  • 4 on Efficient-cores
  • Unlocked and overclockable2
  • Single P-core Max/Base clock speed: 4.9/3.7 GHz
  • Single E-core Max/Base clock speed: 3.6/2.8 GHz
  • Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
  • Processor base power: 125W
  • Intel® Smart Cache: 20MB

Motherboard compatibility: 600 series

Total CPU PCIe lanes: 20

Memory speed: DDR5

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.

6 Performance-cores - P-cores are built for performance across single and lightly-threaded workloads, enhancing activities like gaming and productivity.

4 Efficient-cores - E-cores are optimized for multi-threaded performance, minimizing interruptions from secondary tasks.

Intel® Thread Director -- Prioritizes and manages workloads, sending tasks to the best core for the job.

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.

Best-in-class connectivity -Thunderbolt™ 4 and Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) deliver fast transfer speeds and connections to peripherals.5

Streamlined overclocking - Separate overclocking controls for both types of cores gives you nuanced personalization.

Technical Specification

Intel Core i5 12600KF 12th Gen Alder Lake 10 Core Processor


Product Type Processor


Type / Form Factor Intel Core i5 12600KF (12th Gen)
Number of Cores 10-core
Number of Threads 16 threads
Cache 20 MB
Cache Memory Details Smart Cache - 20 MB ¦ L2 - 9.5 MB
Processor Qty 1
Clock Speed 3.7 GHz
Max Turbo Speed 4.9 GHz
Manufacturing Process 7 nm
Thermal Design Power 150 W
Thermal Specification 100 °C
PCI Express Revision 5.0
PCI Express Configurations 1x16+1x4, 2x8+1x4
PCI Express Lanes Qty 20
Architecture Features Enhanced SpeedStep technology, Hyper-Threading Technology, Execute Disable Bit capability, Intel Virtualization Technology, Intel 64 Technology, streaming SIMD extensions 4.1, streaming SIMD extensions 4.2, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel AES New Instructions (AES-NI), Thermal Monitoring Technologies, Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d), Idle States, Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT), Intel Secure Key, Intel Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2.0), Intel OS Guard, Intel Speed Shift Technology, Intel Optane Memory Supported, Mode-based Execute Control (MBE), Intel Volume Management Device (VMD), Intel Boot Guard, Intel Deep Learning Boost (DL Boost), Intel Control-Flow Enforcement Technology, Intel Gaussian and Neural Accelerator 3.0, Intel Thread Director, Instruction Set 64-bit


Package Type Intel Boxed

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 3 years

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