Built for the next generation of gaming, the Intel Core i5-12600K Desktop Processor gives the perfectionist gamer the power and performance to get fully immersed in new worlds. The revolutionary Intel processor architecture always focuses on what matters most – gaming. Take advantage of blazing-fast clock speeds up to 4.9GHz, as well as 10 cores and 16 threads optimised for both performance and efficiency.
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.
Single P-core Max/Base Clock Speed: 4.9/3.7GHz
Single E-core Max/Base Clock Speed: 3.6/2.8GHz
Cache: 20 MB Intel Smart Cache
L2 Cache: 9.5MB
Power Consumption: 125W
Motherboard compatibility: 600 Series Chipset
Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Memory Types: DDR5 4800, DDR4 3200
Intel UHD Graphics 770
Unlocked & Overclockable
About the Intel Core i5-12600K 12th Gen Alder Lake 10 Core Processor
Performance That Puts Gaming First
Intel’s new performance hybrid architecture integrates two core families into a single CPU, keeping everything in your gaming universe running smoothly. The Intel Thread Director prioritses and manages workloads, sending tasks to the best core for the job.
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 optimised for multi-threaded performance, minimising interruptions from secondary tasks.
Ready for What’s Next
The Intel Core i5-12600K’s newly-developed architecture also features compatibility with the latest platform innovations to give you the performance to improve every aspect of your PC. Support for ultra-responsive storage in the form of PCIe Gen 5 and DDR5 allows you to upgrade your system with high-performance components like memory and graphics.
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.
Separate overclocking controls for both types of i5-12600K’s cores gives you nuanced personalisation.