Intel Core i5 12400

Intel Core i5 12400
  • Cores: 6
  • L3 cache: 18MB (shared)
  • TDP: 65 W (max. boost up to 117 W)
  • Transistor size: 10 nm
Core i5 12400 - desktop processor produced by Intel for socket LGA-1700 that has 6 cores and 12 threads. The base clock frequency of the CPU is 2500 MHz, but due to Turbo Boost technology, it can perform up to 4400 MHz. The size of the L3 cache is 18 MB. Please note that this chip has integrated graphics Intel UHD Graphics 730.

Test in Benchmarks

Performance test of Intel Core i5 12400 in benchmarks

Cinebench R23

Reputable cross-platform benchmark for high-performance processors
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

GeekBench v6

The new version of this benchmark emulates common operations often used in real-world apps
Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
File compression 827.4 MB/sec
Clang compilation 71.2 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 213.7 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 268.1 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 241.9 pages/sec
Background blur 48.9 images/sec
Photo processing 74.8 images/sec
Ray tracing 16.3 Mpixels/sec
Sources: GeekBench [1]


Synthetic test that focuses on raw computational performance for low-level functions
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Integer math 60.6 GOps/sec
Floating point math 47.2 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 75M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 23.1M Strings/sec
Data encryption 11.8 GBytes/sec
Data compression 235.3 MBytes/sec
Physics 1134 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 15.8B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3]


Core i5 12400 technical specifications


Vendor Intel
Released January 4, 2022
Type Desktop
instruction set x86-64
Codename Alder Lake
Model number i5-12400
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 730


Performance Cores
P-Cores 6
P-Threads 12
Base Frequency (P) 2.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.4 GHz
Total Cores 6
Total Threads 12
Bus Frequency 100 MHz
Multiplier 25x
L1 Cache 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core)
L3 Cache 18MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No


Fabrication process 10 nm
TDP (PL1) 65 W
Max. Boost TDP (PL2) 117 W
Socket LGA-1700
Peak temperature 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 730
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1450 MHz
Shading Units 192
TMUs 48
ROPs 24
Execution Units 24
TGP 15 W
Max. Resolution 3840x2160 - 60 Hz

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR5-4800
- DDR4-3200
Memory Size 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s
ECC Support No


Official site Intel Core i5 12400 official page
PCI Express Version 5.0
PCI Express Lanes 20


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