Intel Core i5-12490F: specs and benchmarks
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Intel started Intel Core i5-12490F sales on 2022. This is Alder Lake-S architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 10 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4600 MHz and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is Intel Socket 1700 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt. It supports DDR4, DDR5 Dual-channel memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at
of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7H12.
Core i5-12490F processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.
|Place in performance rating||308|
|Market segment||Desktop processor|
|Architecture codename||Alder Lake-S (2022)|
|Release date||2022 (recently)|
Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
|Physical cores||6 (Hexa-Core)|
|Base clock speed||3 GHz||of 4.7 (FX-9590)|
|Boost clock speed||4.6 GHz||of 5.8 (Core i9-13900K)|
|L1 cache||80K (per core)||of 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)|
|L2 cache||1.25 MB (per core)||of 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)|
|L3 cache||20 MB (shared)||of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)|
|Chip lithography||10 nm||of 5 (Apple M1)|
|Die size||163 mm2|
|64 bit support||+|
Information on Core i5-12490F compatibility with other computer components and devices: 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 configuration||1||of 8 (Opteron 842)|
|Thermal design power (TDP)||65 Watt||of 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)|
Technologies and extensions
Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Core i5-12490F. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
|Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)||+|
Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i5-12490F's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.
|Supported memory types||DDR4, DDR5 Dual-channel||of 5200 (Ryzen 5 7600X)|
Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.
Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Core i5-12490F. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.
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.
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: 69%
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Overall Core i5-12490F performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.
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