The Intel Core i5-12400F is a desktop processor released in Q4 2021 as part of the 12th generation Intel Core processor lineup, also known as Alder Lake. It is designed for use in desktop computers making it a capable processor for multitasking and running demanding applications.
The i5-12400F has a base clock speed of 2.0 GHz and a maximum turbo frequency of 4.0 GHz. It also supports Intel Hyper-Threading Technology, which allows each core to handle two threads simultaneously, effectively doubling the number of threads available to the processor.
This processor is manufactured on a 10nm process and features the new hybrid architecture that Intel has introduced with Alder Lake, which combines high-performance cores with energy-efficient cores to provide better performance and efficiency. The i5-12400F has 6 high-performance cores and 4 energy-efficient cores, which are used depending on the workload to balance performance and power consumption.
The i5-12400F is compatible with the LGA 1700 socket and supports DDR5 memory, which offers higher bandwidth and lower power consumption compared to DDR4 memory. It also has a 16MB Intel Smart Cache, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, and Intel Virtualization Technology.