Linus Tech Tips has published by mistake, and 8 hours before the embargo date, the reviews of the Intel Core i9-12900K and Core i5-12600K. As we will launch the review of the Core i9 at 14:00 pm Spanish time (peninsular), we will focus on the Core i5, which sweeps the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X, its direct rival. While the video was removed, the internet is never forgiving and one user collected all the data before that happened.
These tests were done with a motherboard Asus Maximus Z690 Hero with 32 GB of RAM DDR5 @ 5200 MHz CL38, while the AMD CPU used an Asus Crosshair VIII Hero WiFi with 32 GB of RAM DDR4 @ 3600 MHz CL16.
The Intel Core i5-12600K offers a configuration of 10 cores and 16 threads of processing, which are divided into 6 high-performance P-Core cores with a Base frequency of 3.70 GHz that becomes when the Turbo frequency is activated rises up to @ 4.50 – 4.70 GHz (up to 2 cores @ 4.90 GHz Turbo,) while the 4 low-power cores, E-Core, reach a base frequency of 2.80 GHz able to Turbo climb to 3.40 GHz (up to 2 cores @ 3.60 GHz Turbo).
In Gaming, taking an average of 5 games, perhaps not very successful, all these data are summarized in that the Intel CPU gives us an average of 15 additional FPS.
In Productivity, the Intel CPU is even better, since depending on the tests carried out, in the worst case it is 11% faster, while at best it becomes up to 45% faster. On average, is 33% faster.
Both CPUs were being cooled by the Noctua NH-D15S, and we can see how both CPUs they are kept below 60ºC running the F1 2021 @ 1080p in Ultra Quality for 5 laps and repeating the test 2 times.
Actually, there are two temperatures, that of the P-Core, which stays just below 60ºC, and that of the E-Core, which usually keep below 50ºC.
We could say that it is all a merit knowing that passing a benchmark in Blender (12000 samples / px) the Core i5-12600K consumed about 120W, while the Ryzen 5 5600X was consuming about 75-80W.
Finally, the Intel Core i5-12600K can be found at a price around the 329 euros compared to 299 euros of the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X, so the Intel CPU is 10 percent more expensive, in exchange for being 7% faster in gaming and 33% faster productivity (at least taking these tests carried out), yes, the great difference in cores (10n + 16h vs 6n + 12h) augurs a more fruitful future for the blue option.
Curiously, the Ryzen 7 5800X does not appear in the general tests of Linus, it jumps directly to the Ryzen 9 5900X, curious, because for performance it comes to its killer.
via: Linus Tech Tips | @ayxerious