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Intel Core i5-12600K Review

Rating: 9.0.

While Intel's flagship i9-12900K may be stealing the headlines today, the mid-range i5-12600K is arguably more impressive. Comprised of six Performance cores and four Efficient cores, for a total of 16 threads, this processor comes with a more palatable £290 asking price. That puts it head to head with the popular Ryzen 5 5600X, but is it a battle Intel can win?

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00:00 Start
00:15 Introduction
00:58 Test Bench (see i9-12900K review for more details)
01:30 BIOS overview
02:47 How the processor behaves
03:33 Intel Extreme Tuning Utility V7.5.3.3 and Overclocking
05:15 Performance test results
07:00 Gaming test results
08:15 Memory bandwidth and latency results
08:46 Performance per £
08:59 Performance per watt
09:10 Power Consumption
09:33 Temperatures
09:50 Leo is blown away … his thoughts

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