AMD don't offer good CPU under ₹10,000
So, by default, the Intel Core i3-12100F becomes the best CPU under ₹10000
~ ₹9200 ($105)
~ ₹12,000 ($129)
* Core i3-12100 and Core i3-12100F are same. "F-variant" only
Cinebench R23 Scores
multi-core - 8400
The 4-core i3-12100 beats 10th Gen i3-10100 by 30%
and Ryzen 5 5600G by 10%.
Core i5 11600K is marginally ahead, around 3.5% than i3-12100.
* Core i5-12400, a ₹18,500 CPU, offers around 13% better performance
The i3-12100 won’t disappoint as a budget gaming CPU. However, things will change when
Intel launches the Raptor Lake Core i3-13100 early next year