Intel Core i5-12600K vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600

  • Great for midrange CPUs
  • Good performance for its price
  • Some motherboards may cost more than the CPU
  • UserBenchmark favors Intel
  • Great for 144 Hz high refresh rate gamers on a mid-range budget
  • Poorly designed cooler
  • Unsure about what GPU to buy
  • Stock settings should work fine
  • Received as expected

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