Intel Core i7-12700K vs Intel Core i7-13700F

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-12700K CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-13700F
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-13700F

CPU comparison

Intel Core i7-12700K or Intel Core i7-13700F ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core i7-12700K has 12 cores with 20 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 5.00 GHz. Up to 128 GB of memory is supported in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Core i7-12700K was released in Q4/2021.

The Intel Core i7-13700F has 16 cores with 24 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 5.20 GHz. The CPU supports up to 128 GB of memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Core i7-13700F was released in Q1/2023.
Intel Core i7 Family Intel Core i7
Intel Core i 12000 CPU group Intel Core i 13000
12 Generation 13
Alder Lake S Architecture Raptor Lake S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Core i7-11700K Predecessor Intel Core i7-12700F
Intel Core i7-13700K Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i7-12700K or Intel Core i7-13700F can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

12 Cores 16
20 Threads 24
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No
3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz)
8x Golden Cove
A-Core 2.10 GHz (5.20 GHz)
8x Raptor Cove
2.70 GHz (3.80 GHz)
4x Gracemont
B-Core 1.50 GHz (4.10 GHz)
8x Gracemont
-- C-Core --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i7-12700K or Intel Core i7-13700F has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

Intel UHD Graphics 770 GPU no iGPU
0.30 GHz GPU frequency
1.50 GHz GPU (Turbo)
11 GPU Generation
10 nm Technology
3 Max. displays
32 Execution units
256 Shader
64 GB Max. GPU Memory
12 DirectX Version

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 No
Decode Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC No
Decode Codec VC-1 No
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR4-3200, DDR5-4800 Memory DDR5-5600
128 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
76.8 GB/s Bandwidth 89.6 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
12.00 MB L2 Cache 24.00 MB
25.00 MB L3 Cache 30.00 MB
5.0 PCIe version 5.0
20 PCIe lanes 20

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

125 W TDP (PL1) 65 W
190 W TDP (PL2) 219 W
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i7-12700K or Intel Core i7-13700F as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

10 nm Technology 10 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+ ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+
LGA 1700 Socket LGA 1700
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q4/2021 Release date Q1/2023
409 $ Release price 359 $
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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1939 (92%)
Intel Core i7-13700F Intel Core i7-13700F
16C 24T @ 5.20 GHz
2107 (100%)
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Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
22812 (92%)
Intel Core i7-13700F Intel Core i7-13700F
16C 24T @ 5.10 GHz
24770 (100%)
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
757 (100%)
Intel Core i7-13700F Intel Core i7-13700F
16C 24T @ 5.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
8750 (100%)
Intel Core i7-13700F Intel Core i7-13700F
16C 24T @ 5.10 GHz
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1872 (94%)
Intel Core i7-13700F Intel Core i7-13700F
16C 24T @ 5.20 GHz
2002 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
14992 (90%)
Intel Core i7-13700F Intel Core i7-13700F
16C 24T @ 5.10 GHz
16633 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
790 (100%)
Intel Core i7-13700F Intel Core i7-13700F
16C 24T @ 5.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core) results



CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
7761 (100%)
Intel Core i7-13700F Intel Core i7-13700F
16C 24T @ 2.10 GHz
0 (0%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.50 GHz
768 (100%)
Intel Core i7-13700F Intel Core i7-13700F
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.

Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
319 (100%)
Intel Core i7-13700F Intel Core i7-13700F
16C 24T @ 5.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Blender 3.1 Benchmark results



Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
33955 (100%)
Intel Core i7-13700F Intel Core i7-13700F
16C 24T @ 5.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



V-Ray CPU-Render Benchmark

V-Ray is a 3D rendering software from the manufacturer Chaos for designers and artists. Unlike many other render engines, V-Ray is capable of so-called hybrid rendering, in which the CPU and GPU work together at the same time.

However, the CPU benchmark we used (CPU Render Mode) only uses the system's processor. The working memory used plays a major role in the V-Ray benchmark. For our benchmarks we use the fastest RAM standard approved by the manufacturer (without overclocking).

Due to the high compatibility of V-Ray (including Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, Cinema 4D, SketchUp, Unreal Engine and Blender), it is a frequently used software. With V-Ray, for example, photorealistic images can be rendered that laypeople cannot distinguish from normal photos.

Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
15450 (100%)
Intel Core i7-13700F Intel Core i7-13700F
16C 24T @ 2.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all V-Ray CPU-Render Benchmark results



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
286 (100%)
Intel Core i7-13700F Intel Core i7-13700F
16C 24T @ 5.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
3327 (100%)
Intel Core i7-13700F Intel Core i7-13700F
16C 24T @ 5.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



Devices using this processor

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