Experts from the Benchmarks for Gamers channel tested the performance of the Core i5-12600K, Core i5-10600K, AMD Ryzen 5 5600X processors in eight gaming projects. Games include Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord, Call of Duty: Warzone, Microsoft Flight Simulator, F1 2021, Far Cry 6, Fortnite (on Competitive and Epic graphics settings), Cyberpunk 2077, Watch Dogs: Legion. All games ran at 1080p.
V Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord the configuration based on the Core i5-12600K is in the lead: the average frame rate with it is 170-175 fps. Ryzen 5 5600X lags a little behind with 160 fps on average, and the worst results are obtained with the Core i5-10600K – about 140 fps.
Call of Duty: Warzone on ultra-settings it goes much better than other options on the i5-12600K: 175-180 fps on average. The Ryzen 5 5600X has an average frame rate of 140-145 fps, while the Core i5-10600K has 125-130 fps.
But in Microsoft Flight Simulator there was no significant difference in the results. On average, the performance was equal to the i5-10600K – 60-61 fps, the i5-12600K – 74-75 fps, the Ryzen 5 5600X – 64-65 fps.
Ultra high settings F1 2021 Runs best with Ryzen 5 5600X, with average frame rates around 335-337fps here. With the Core i5-12600K, the result is slightly lower – within 300 fps on average. And the least suitable processor turned out to be the i5-10600K with 291 fps.