Intel Core i3-12100F vs Core i5-11600T

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Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Core i5-11600T and Core i3-12100F processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating722747
Place by popularityno data13
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
Architecture codenameRocket Lake (2021)Alder Lake-S (2022)
Release date16 March 2021
(1 year old)
January 2022
(1 year old)
Current priceno data$162

Technical specs

Core i5-11600T and Core i3-12100F basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores6 (Hexa-Core)4 (Quad-Core)
Threads128
Base clock speed1.7 GHz3.3 GHz
Boost clock speed4.1 GHz4.3 GHz
L1 cache64K (per core)80K (per core)
L2 cache256K (per core)1.25 MB (per core)
L3 cache12 MB (shared)12 MB (shared)
Chip lithography14 nmIntel 7 nm
Die sizeno data163 mm2
Maximum core temperature100 °C100 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)72 °Cno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier--

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-11600T and Core i3-12100F compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration11
SocketFCLGA1200FCLGA1700
Thermal design power (TDP)35 Watt58 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-11600T and Core i3-12100F. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI++
AVX++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Speed Shiftno data+
Turbo Boost Technology2.02.0
Hyper-Threading Technology++
TSX++
Idle States++
Thermal Monitoring++
SIPP+no data
Turbo Boost Max 3.0--

Security technologies

Core i5-11600T and Core i3-12100F technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT++
EDB++
Secure Key++
Identity Protection+no data
SGX-no data
OS Guard++

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-11600T and Core i3-12100F are enumerated here.

VT-d++
VT-x++
EPT++

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i5-11600T and Core i3-12100F. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-3200DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
Maximum memory size128 GB128 GB
Max memory channels22
Maximum memory bandwidth50 GB/s76.8 GB/s
ECC memory support-no data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardIntel UHD Graphics 750no data
Max video memory64 GBno data
Quick Sync Video+no data
Clear Video+no data
Clear Video HD+no data
Graphics max frequency1.3 GHzno data
Execution Units32no data
InTru 3D+no data

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-11600T and Core i3-12100F integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supported3no data

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i5-11600T and Core i3-12100F integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution support+no data
Max resolution over HDMI 1.44096x2160@60Hzno data
Max resolution over eDP5120 x 3200 @60Hzno data
Max resolution over DisplayPort5120 x 3200 @60Hzno data

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i5-11600T and Core i3-12100F integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectX12.1no data
OpenGL4.5no data

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i5-11600T and Core i3-12100F.

PCIe version4.05.0 and 4.0
PCI Express lanes2020

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

i5-11600T 17.36
+2.7%
i3-12100F 16.90
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Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 67%

i5-11600T 14713
+2.7%
i3-12100F 14322

Core i5-11600T outperforms Core i3-12100F by 3% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 17.36 16.90
Boost clock speed 4100 4300
Base clock speed 1700 3300
Thermal design power (TDP) 35 Watt 58 Watt

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Intel Core i5-11600T
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Intel Core i3-12100F
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Competitors of Core i5-11600T by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-11600T from AMD is Ryzen 7 2700E, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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Competitors of Core i3-12100F by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i3-12100F from AMD is Ryzen 7 2700E, which is faster by 2% and higher by 23 positions in our rating.

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Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i3-12100F:

Ryzen 5 5560U 105.74
Ryzen 7 2700E 102.31
Core i3-12100F 100

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