Intel Core i5-12500H Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-12500H has 12 cores with 16 threads and is based on the 12. gen of the Intel Core i5 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1744 socket and was released in Q1/2022. The Intel Core i5-12500H scores 1,674 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 9,780 points.
Intel Core i5-12500H

CPU lineage

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Name: Intel Core i5-12500H
Family: Intel Core i5 (331)
CPU group: Intel Core i 12000H (23)
Architecture: Alder Lake H
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 12
Predecessor: Intel Core i5-11500H
Successor: Intel Core i5-13500H

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-12500H has 12 CPU cores and can calculate 16 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-12500H is 2.80 GHz (4.50 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 12 / 16
Core architecture: hybrid (big.LITTLE)
A-Core: 4x Golden Cove
B-Core: 8x Gracemont
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
A-Core Frequency: 2.80 GHz (4.50 GHz)
B-Core Frequency: 1.80 GHz (3.30 GHz)

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i5-12500H has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Core i5-12500H uses the Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80 (Alder Lake), which has 640 texture shaders and 80 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80 (Alder Lake)
GPU frequency: 0.40 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.30 GHz
Compute units: 80
Shader: 640
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q1/2022
Max. displays: 4
Generation: 13
Direct X: 12.1
Technology: 10 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 32 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: Decode
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 64 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 83.2 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR5-5200
LPDDR4X-4266
DDR5-4800
DDR4-3200
83.2 GB/s
68.2 GB/s
76.8 GB/s
51.2 GB/s
Max. Memory: 64 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 4.0 x 28
PCIe Bandwidth: 55.1 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 45 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 45 W
TDP (PL2): 115 W
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-12500H is made in 10 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 27.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 10 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1744
L2-Cache: 9.00 MB
L3-Cache: 18.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+
Release date: Q1/2022
Release price: 311 $
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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
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Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Intel Core i3-13100 Intel Core i3-13100
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
103
Intel Core i3-13100F Intel Core i3-13100F
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
103
Intel Core i7-12700H Intel Core i7-12700H
14C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
103
Intel Core i5-12500H Intel Core i5-12500H
12C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
102
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8840HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
102
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 8845HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
102
AMD Ryzen 7 8840HS AMD Ryzen 7 8840HS
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
102

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
559
Apple M2 Apple M2
8C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
555
Apple M2 (8-GPU) Apple M2 (8-GPU)
8C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
555
Intel Core i5-12500H Intel Core i5-12500H
12C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
546
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
545
Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 4.90 GHz
532
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.90 GHz
532

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 i5-13500H Intel Core i5-13500H
12C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
1739
Intel Core i5-13500HX Intel Core i5-13500HX
14C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
1739
Intel Core i5-12490F Intel Core i5-12490F
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
1729
Intel Core i5-12500H Intel Core i5-12500H
12C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
1722
Intel Core i5-1345U Intel Core i5-1345U
10C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
1720
Intel Core i5-1340P Intel Core i5-1340P
12C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
1710
Intel Core i5-1335U Intel Core i5-1335U
10C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
1705

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.
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 4.75 GHz
14067
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 8600G
6C 12T @ 4.75 GHz
14067
AMD Ryzen 7 5800 AMD Ryzen 7 5800
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
14065
Intel Core i5-12500H Intel Core i5-12500H
12C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
14017
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
13977
Intel Core i9-11980HK Intel Core i9-11980HK
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
13977
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
13955

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.
Intel Core i3-12300T Intel Core i3-12300T
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1686
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
1679
Intel Core i5-13420H Intel Core i5-13420H
8C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
1677
Intel Core i5-12500H Intel Core i5-12500H
12C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
1674
Intel Core i5-12500T Intel Core i5-12500T
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1674
Intel Core i9-11900T Intel Core i9-11900T
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1674
Intel Core i5-1340P Intel Core i5-1340P
12C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
1671

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 W-1270 Intel Xeon W-1270
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
9824
Intel Xeon E5-2687W v4 Intel Xeon E5-2687W v4
12C 24T @ 3.20 GHz
9823
AMD Ryzen 7 5700 AMD Ryzen 7 5700
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
9782
Intel Core i5-12500H Intel Core i5-12500H
12C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
9780
AMD EPYC 7262 AMD EPYC 7262
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
9685
Intel Core i9-11900F Intel Core i9-11900F
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
9674
Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
9674

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core Ultra 5 135H Intel Core Ultra 5 135H
14C 18T @ 4.60 GHz
2247
Apple A15 Bionic (4-GPU) Apple A15 Bionic (4-GPU)
6C 6T @ 3.23 GHz
2245
Apple A15 Bionic (5-GPU) Apple A15 Bionic (5-GPU)
6C 6T @ 3.23 GHz
2245
Intel Core i5-12500H Intel Core i5-12500H
12C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
2241
Intel Core i5-1345U Intel Core i5-1345U
10C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
2240
Intel Core i7-12800HX Intel Core i7-12800HX
16C 24T @ 4.80 GHz
2239
Intel Core i7-12850HX Intel Core i7-12850HX
16C 24T @ 4.80 GHz
2239

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
10040
Intel Xeon W-1290P Intel Xeon W-1290P
10C 20T @ 4.40 GHz
10012
Intel Xeon W-11955M Intel Xeon W-11955M
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
9986
Intel Core i5-12500H Intel Core i5-12500H
12C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
9961
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
9938
Intel Core i9-7920X Intel Core i9-7920X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
9881
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 8640HS AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 8640HS
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
9867

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.
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
5709
Intel Core i7-11700KF Intel Core i7-11700KF
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
5709
Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4
18C 36T @ 2.80 GHz
5697
Intel Core i5-12500H Intel Core i5-12500H
12C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
5688
Intel Xeon W-11955M Intel Xeon W-11955M
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
5547
Intel Core i9-11950H Intel Core i9-11950H
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
5547
AMD Ryzen 5 7500F AMD Ryzen 5 7500F
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
5540

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 (Renoir) @ 1.80 GHz
1612
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 (Renoir) @ 1.80 GHz
1612
AMD Ryzen 5 5600U AMD Ryzen 5 5600U
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 (Renoir) @ 1.80 GHz
1612
Intel Core i5-12500H Intel Core i5-12500H
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80 (Alder Lake) @ 1.30 GHz
1611
Intel Core i5-12500HL Intel Core i5-12500HL
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80 (Alder Lake) @ 1.30 GHz
1611
Intel Core i5-12600HL Intel Core i5-12600HL
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80 (Alder Lake) @ 1.30 GHz
1611
Intel Core i5-1240P Intel Core i5-1240P
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80 (Alder Lake) @ 1.30 GHz
1611

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core i7-12700T Intel Core i7-12700T
12C 20T @ 3.20 GHz
21720
Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4 Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4
16C 32T @ 2.80 GHz
21696
Intel Xeon D-2796TE Intel Xeon D-2796TE
20C 40T @ 2.50 GHz
21673
Intel Core i5-12500H Intel Core i5-12500H
12C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
21625
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 AMD Ryzen 5 5600
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
21620
AMD EPYC 7551 AMD EPYC 7551
32C 64T @ 2.55 GHz
21604
Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (10-CPU 16-GPU)
10C 10T @ 3.50 GHz
21532

Benchmarks


Description of the processor

The Intel Core i5-12500H is a 12th generation processor from Intels Core i5 series. It was launched by Intel in the first quarter of 2022 and is based on the Alder Lake H architecture. The H at the end of the item designation indicates, among other things, that this is a mobile processor that is mainly used in notebooks.

The Intel Core i5-12500H has a total of 12 physical processor cores. These are 4 performance cores (Golden Cove), which have a basic clock frequency of 2.80 gigahertz and whose maximum turbo clock is 4.50 gigahertz. The remaining 8 cores are Gracemont-type efficiency cores that clock at 1.80 gigahertz (base clock) or up to 3.30 gigahertz (max. turbo clock). Core i5-12500H a total of 16 computing threads are available.

The Intel Iris XE Graphics 80 from the Alder Lake architecture is used as the internal graphics unit in the Intel Core i5-12500H. This iGPU was also launched in the first quarter of 2022 and is manufactured using the 10-nanometer process. The base clock frequency of the Intel Iris XE Graphics 80 is 0.40 gigahertz and the maximum dynamic clock frequency is 1.30 gigahertz. As the name suggests, the graphics unit has 80 execution units. The number of shader units is 640 and the Intel Iris XE graphics unit can use up to 32 gigabytes of the RAM installed in the system.

The Intel Core i5-12500H can be operated with up to 64 gigabytes of RAM. Which type can be operated depends on the end device, DDR4 or DDR5 as well as LPDDR4 and LPDDR5 memory are supported. The processor has 2 memory channels with which it achieves a maximum bandwidth of 76.8 GB/s.



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