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Intel Core i5-12500 CPU – Socket LGA1700 12th Gen Alder Lake 6 Core Processor

  • Cores: 6
  • Threads: 12
  • Base Clock: 3.0GHz
  • Boost Clock: 4.6GHz
  • Cache: 18MB Intel Smart Cache
  • L2 Cache: 7.5MB
  • TDP: 65W


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MPN: BX8071512500 SKU: CPU-INTEL-12500

GTIN: 5032037238564

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Product Description

Power up your productivity and entertainment with the new generation Intel Core processors. Manufactured with Intel 7 process technology, the Intel Core i5-12500 features 6 cores (12 threads) and max turbo frequency of up to 4.6 GHz. So you can create/edit/share 4K video, and multitask with demanding applications easily.

The 12th Generations CPU’s are compatible with most 600 series motherboards and support PCIe Gen 5, you can also take advantage of DDR5 memory and many other great features.


  • Cores: 6
  • Threads: 12
  • Base Clock: 3.0GHz
  • Boost Clock: 4.6GHz
  • Cache: 18MB Intel Smart Cache
  • L2 Cache: 7.5MB
  • TDP: 65W
  • Mother­board compati­bility: 600 Series Chipset
  • PCIe 5.0 & 4.0 support
  • Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
  • Memory Types: DDR5 4800, DDR4 3200
  • Intel UHD Graphics 770




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About the Intel Core i5-12500 12th Gen Alder Lake 6 Core Processor

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Revolutionary Performance

With the highest clock speeds and a groundbreaking new architecture, you’ll be able to push your gameplay to new heights while secondary apps run seamlessly in the background. The Intel Core i5-12500 features 6 cores, 12 threads and up to 4.6 GHz max clock speed.

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Performance Beyond the Cores

The Intel Core i5-12500’s newly-developed processor architecture is also compatible with the latest platform innovations, giving you performance improvements throughout your PC.

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Best-In-Class Connectivity

Class-leading connectivity is also available via Thunderbolt 4 and Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) support, so you can optimise your gaming space with all your key accessories and peripherals, while also taking advantage of exceptionally efficient and remarkably stable transfer speeds.

Ready for What’s Next

Support for PCIe Gen 5 and DDR5 for high-performance components like memory and graphics.

Product Specifications

Thermals & Cooling
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Cooler Included


RAM Support
Supported Memory Speed

DDR4 3200 MHz
DDR5 4800 MHz

CPU Cache
L3 Cache





LGA 1700



Base Clock Speed

3.0 GHz

Boost Clock Speed

4.6 GHz

Number of Cores


Number of Threads



Alder Lake

Manufacturing Process

10 nm



General Information







0.5 kg


12 × 10 × 5 cm

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