Core i5-12600 vs EPYC 7402P comparison
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the EPYC 7402P performs better than the Core i5-12600. Despite this, the Core i5-12600 has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
With info from our database, we find that the EPYC 7402P has significantly more cores with 24 cores whereas the Core i5-12600 has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i5-12600. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Core i5-12600 has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the EPYC 7402P. Also, the Core i5-12600 has a significantly higher turbo speed. A Core i5-12600 CPU outputs less heat than a EPYC 7402P CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.
Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Core i5-12600 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.