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

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Note: The information shown below is based on a pre-sample. Technical details or benchmark results may be different in the final version of this processor.

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-13700K CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-12700K
Intel Core i7-13700K Intel Core i7-12700K
Intel Core i7 Family Intel Core i7
Intel Core i 13000 CPU group Intel Core i 12000
13 Generation 12
Raptor Lake S Architecture Alder Lake S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Core i7-12700K Predecessor Intel Core i7-11700K
-- Successor Intel Core i7-13700K

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i7-13700K or Intel Core i7-12700K 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.

16 Cores 12
24 Threads 20
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.40 GHz (5.40 GHz) A-Core Frequency 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz)
2.50 GHz (4.20 GHz) B-Core Frequency 2.70 GHz (3.80 GHz)
-- C-Core Frequency --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i7-13700K or Intel Core i7-12700K 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 Intel UHD Graphics 770
0.30 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
1.60 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.50 GHz
11 GPU Generation 11
10 nm Technology 10 nm
3 Max. displays 3
32 Execution units 32
256 Shader 256
Max. GPU Memory
12 DirectX Version 12

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) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec AV1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

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.

DDR5-5600 Memory DDR4-3200, DDR5-4800
128 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 Memory channels 2
89.6 GB/s Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
24.00 MB L2 Cache 12.00 MB
30.00 MB L3 Cache 25.00 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) 125 W
253 W TDP (PL2) 190 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 i7-13700K or Intel Core i7-12700K 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
Q4/2022 Release date Q4/2021
409 $ Release price 409 $
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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 i7-13700K Intel Core i7-13700K
16C 24T @ 5.40 GHzNot verified
2131 (100%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1939 (91%)
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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 i7-13700K Intel Core i7-13700K
16C 24T @ 5.30 GHzNot verified
30988 (100%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
22812 (74%)
Show all Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) results



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 i7-13700K Intel Core i7-13700K
16C 24T @ 5.40 GHzNot verified
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
757 (100%)
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 i7-13700K Intel Core i7-13700K
16C 24T @ 5.30 GHzNot verified
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
8750 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) results



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 i7-13700K Intel Core i7-13700K
16C 24T @ 5.40 GHzNot verified
2065 (100%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1872 (91%)
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 i7-13700K Intel Core i7-13700K
16C 24T @ 5.30 GHzNot verified
18402 (100%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
14992 (81%)
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 i7-13700K Intel Core i7-13700K
16C 24T @ 5.30 GHzNot verified
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
790 (100%)
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 i7-13700K Intel Core i7-13700K
16C 24T @ 3.40 GHzNot verified
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
7761 (100%)
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core) results



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 i7-13700K Intel Core i7-13700K
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.60 GHzNot verified
820 (100%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.50 GHz
768 (94%)
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 i7-13700K Intel Core i7-13700K
16C 24T @ 5.30 GHzNot verified
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
319 (100%)
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 i7-13700K Intel Core i7-13700K
16C 24T @ 5.30 GHzNot verified
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
33955 (100%)
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 i7-13700K Intel Core i7-13700K
16C 24T @ 3.40 GHzNot verified
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
15450 (100%)
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 i7-13700K Intel Core i7-13700K
16C 24T @ 5.40 GHzNot verified
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
286 (100%)
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 i7-13700K Intel Core i7-13700K
16C 24T @ 5.30 GHzNot verified
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
3327 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



Devices using this processor

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