Best value Gamer CPU Intel Core i5-12600K

Intel was able to create the LGA 1700 socket and with that, I was able to purchase the Intel Core i5-12600k. This CPU has been awesome and worth every penny. I was able to find it on amazon for $166.00.  This is a 12 generation CPU and has many specifications that make it a Great valued gaming CPU.


  • LGA 1700 socket
  • 10 Cores & 16 Threads
  • CPU speed – 4.9 GHz Turbo
  • L1 Instruction Cache: 6 x 32 KB
  • L1 Data Cache: 6 x 48 KB
  • L2 Cache: 6 x 1280 KB
  • L3 Cache: 20 MB

This CPU Is great for gaming with almost no lag. I am able to do everything I need to for school and have not had a problem with it. I would recommend this to anyone who is going to build a computer. This CPU has been the best one that I have reviewed and I am impressed on how Intel made this which is affordable as well as good for gaming and regular desk work.
With this CPU I was able to play Farming Simulator 22 at high graphic with zero lag. Farming Simulator is my favorite game and this CPU has made me capable to farm my fields and haul grain all day long!

Note: This part of a School Project!

Work Cited:

  • Intel Core i5-12600K Desktop Processor with Integrated Graphics and 10 (6P+4E) Cores up to 4.9 GHz Unlocked LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W. (n.d.). Amazon. Retrieved January 18, 2024, from
  • PassMark – Intel Core i5-12600K – Price performance comparison. (n.d.).



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