Intel Core i5-12400F - Benchmark, Test and specs

The Intel Core i5-12400F has 6 cores with 12 threads and is based on the 12. gen of the Intel Core i5 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1700 socket and was released in Q1/2022.
Intel Core i5-12400F
CPU lineageCPU lineage
Name: Intel Core i5-12400F
Family: Intel Core i5
CPU group: Intel Core i 12000
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 12
Predecessor: Intel Core i5-11400F
Successor: --
CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency
CPU Cores / Threads: 6 / 12
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 6x Golden Cove
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.40 GHz
Turbo Frequency (6 Cores): 4.00 GHz
Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe
Memory type: DDR4-3200
DDR5-4800
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2
Bandwidth: 76.8 GB/s
ECC: No
PCIe: 5.0 x 20
AES-NI: Yes
Thermal ManagementThermal Management
TDP (PL1): 65 W
TDP (PL2): 117 W
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C
Technical detailsTechnical details
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+
L2-Cache: 7.50 MB
L3-Cache: 18.00 MB
Architecture: Alder Lake S
Technology: 10 nm
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Socket: LGA 1700
Release date: Q1/2022
Part Number: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-12400F have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.

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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8C 16T @ 2.50 GHz
1630
Intel Core i9-11900F Intel Core i9-11900F
8C 16T @ 2.50 GHz
1630
AMD Ryzen 9 5900 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
12C 24T @ 3.50 GHzNot verified
1627
Intel Core i5-12400F Intel Core i5-12400F
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
1623
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
1623
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
1619
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
8C 16T @ 2.70 GHz
1617
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Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
12678
AMD Ryzen 7 6800HS AMD Ryzen 7 6800HS
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
12545
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850HS
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
12545
Intel Core i5-12400F Intel Core i5-12400F
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
12454
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
12454
Intel Core i9-9900KF Intel Core i9-9900KF
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
12450
Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
12450
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-12700H Intel Core i7-12700H
14C 20T @ 1.70 GHz
694
Intel Core i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 2.10 GHz
692
Intel Core i5-12500 Intel Core i5-12500
6C 12T @ 3.00 GHz
688
Intel Core i5-12400F Intel Core i5-12400F
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
664
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
664
Intel Core i9-11900KF Intel Core i9-11900KF
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
650
Intel Core i9-11900K Intel Core i9-11900K
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
650
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
4834
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
4834
Intel Core i7-10700F Intel Core i7-10700F
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
4834
Intel Core i5-12400F Intel Core i5-12400F
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
4784
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
4784
Intel Core i9-10900T Intel Core i9-10900T
10C 20T @ 1.90 GHz
4768
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850HS
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
4735
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Ryzen 7 6800HS AMD Ryzen 7 6800HS
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
1662
Intel Core i5-12450H Intel Core i5-12450H
8C 12T @ 1.50 GHz
1650
Intel Core i7-1195G7 Intel Core i7-1195G7
4C 8T @ 2.90 GHz
1649
Intel Core i5-12400F Intel Core i5-12400F
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
1647
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
1647
Intel Core i9-11950H Intel Core i9-11950H
8C 16T @ 2.60 GHz
1645
AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 6950HS
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
1644
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon E5-2697 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2697 v3
14C 28T @ 2.60 GHz
9541
Intel Core i9-10910 Intel Core i9-10910
10C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
9507
Intel Core i9-9900KS Intel Core i9-9900KS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
9471
Intel Core i5-12400F Intel Core i5-12400F
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
9451
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
9451
Intel Core i9-11900H Intel Core i9-11900H
8C 16T @ 2.50 GHz
9436
Intel Xeon W-2155 Intel Xeon W-2155
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
9389
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V-Ray CPU-Render Benchmark

V-Ray is a 3D rendering software from the manufacturer Chaos for designers and artists. Unlike many other render engines, V-Ray is capable of so-called hybrid rendering, in which the CPU and GPU work together at the same time.

However, the CPU benchmark we used (CPU Render Mode) only uses the system's processor. The working memory used plays a major role in the V-Ray benchmark. For our benchmarks we use the fastest RAM standard approved by the manufacturer (without overclocking).

Due to the high compatibility of V-Ray (including Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, Cinema 4D, SketchUp, Unreal Engine and Blender), it is a frequently used software. With V-Ray, for example, photorealistic images can be rendered that laypeople cannot distinguish from normal photos.

AMD Ryzen 7 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
9067
AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS
8C 16T @ 2.80 GHz
8973
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
8960
Intel Core i5-12400F Intel Core i5-12400F
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
8640
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
8640
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
8340
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
8322
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Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
173
Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
171
Intel Core i9-9900KF Intel Core i9-9900KF
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
171
Intel Core i5-12400F Intel Core i5-12400F
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
170
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
170
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 2.30 GHz
168
Intel Xeon Gold 5215 Intel Xeon Gold 5215
10C 20T @ 2.50 GHz
163
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The Intel Core i5-12400F is a 6-core processor based on the current Intel Alder Lake architecture. This architecture is actually based on a hybrid structure of the CPU cores, i.e. integrating large and small CPU cores. However, the Intel Core i5-12400F does not have any small efficiency cores, but uses six of the large "Golden Cove" CPU cores. It is therefore most similar to the CPUs of the predecessor architecture, none of which use any efficiency cores.

The base clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-12400F is 2.5 GHz, this clock frequency can be increased to up to 4.4 GHz via the turbo mode, provided that only one CPU core is used. When using all CPU cores, the Intel Core i5-12400F can increase its clock frequency up to 4.0 GHz in turbo mode.

Since the Intel Core i5-12400F uses Intel Hyperthreading technology, it can process up to 12 threads simultaneously. The processors TDP is 65 watts, although this can be increased to up to 117 watts for a short time. Many mainboard manufacturers have configured their mainboard in such a way that this increased energy can also be used over longer periods of time. This increases the performance of the processor significantly in some cases.

Up to 128 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM and, for the first time, DDR5-4800, are supported. However, faster main memory speeds outside of the specification can usually be used without any problems. The Intel Core i5-12400F has two memory channels and thus achieves a bandwidth of 76.8 GB per second when using DDR5-4800 RAM.

The new PCIe 5.0 specification is also supported, so that a dedicated graphics card and a fast M.2 SSD can be connected to the system. The processor has 7.5 MB level 2 cache and 18 MB level 3 cache.


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