Intel Core i9-12900HX Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i9-12900HX was released in Q2/2022 and has 16 cores. The processor can process 24 threads simultaneously and uses a mainboard with the socket BGA 1744. In the Geekbench 5 benchmark, the Intel Core i9-12900HX achieved a result of 1,861 points (single-core) or 15,474 points (multi-core).
Intel Core i9-12900HX

CPU lineage

In this classification you can see to which group of processors the Intel Core i9-12900HX belongs. We also show the direct predecessor and successor of Intel Core i9-12900HX.

Name: Intel Core i9-12900HX
Family: Intel Core i9 (78)
CPU group: Intel Core i 12000H (23)
Architecture: Alder Lake H
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 12
Predecessor: --
Successor: Intel Core i9-13900HX

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i9-12900HX has 16 cores. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i9-12900HX is 2.30 GHz (5.00 GHz). An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

CPU Cores / Threads: 16 / 24
Core architecture: hybrid (big.LITTLE)
A-Core: 8x Golden Cove
B-Core: 8x Gracemont
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: Yes
A-Core Frequency: 2.30 GHz (5.00 GHz)
B-Core Frequency: 1.70 GHz (3.60 GHz)

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i9-12900HX has an integrated graphics that the system can use to efficiently play back videos. The Intel Core i9-12900HX has the Intel UHD Graphics 770 installed, which has 32 streaming multiprocessors (256 shaders).

GPU name: Intel UHD Graphics 770
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.55 GHz
Compute units: 32
Shader: 256
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q4/2021
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 11
Direct X: 12
Technology: 10 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 64 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors with integrated graphics can process video codecs faster. Support for modern codecs can significantly increase system efficiency during video playback.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: Decode
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i9-12900HX supports a maximum of 128 GB memory. Depending on the mainboard, the processor can use a maximum of 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum bandwidth of the main memory of 83.2 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR5-5200
LPDDR4X-4266
DDR5-4800
DDR4-3200
83.2 GB/s
68.2 GB/s
76.8 GB/s
51.2 GB/s
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 5.0 x 20
PCIe Bandwidth: 78.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i9-12900HX has a TDP of 55 W. Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 55 W
TDP (PL2): 157 W
TDP up: 86 W
TDP down: 45 W
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The Intel Core i9-12900HX is made in 10 nm and has 44.00 MB cache.

Technology: 10 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1744
L2-Cache: 14.00 MB
L3-Cache: 30.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+
Release date: Q2/2022
Release price: 606 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i9-12900HX have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.

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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 i5-12600K Intel Core i5-12600K
10C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1918
Intel Core i5-12600KF Intel Core i5-12600KF
10C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1918
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1917
Intel Core i9-12900HX Intel Core i9-12900HX
16C 24T @ 5.00 GHz
1902
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 7980X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 7980X
64C 128T @ 5.10 GHz
1897
Apple M3 Pro (11-CPU 14-GPU) Apple M3 Pro (11-CPU 14-GPU)
11C 11T @ 4.06 GHz
1889
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
1884

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 i9-12950HX Intel Core i9-12950HX
16C 24T @ 2.30 GHz
19655
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
19540
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7745 AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7745
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
19540
Intel Core i9-12900HX Intel Core i9-12900HX
16C 24T @ 2.30 GHz
18845
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
16C 32T @ 3.50 GHz
18780
Intel Core i9-13900H Intel Core i9-13900H
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
18760
Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4
22C 44T @ 2.80 GHz
18730

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.
AMD Ryzen 5 7640U AMD Ryzen 5 7640U
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
1869
Intel Core Ultra 7 165H Intel Core Ultra 7 165H
16C 22T @ 5.00 GHz
1866
Intel Core i7-13650HX Intel Core i7-13650HX
14C 20T @ 4.90 GHz
1862
Intel Core i9-12900HX Intel Core i9-12900HX
16C 24T @ 5.00 GHz
1861
Intel Core i9-12950HX Intel Core i9-12950HX
16C 24T @ 5.00 GHz
1861
Intel Core i9-12900TE Intel Core i9-12900TE
16C 24T @ 4.80 GHz
1861
Intel Core i7-13620H Intel Core i7-13620H
10C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1859

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.
Apple M2 Max (30-GPU) Apple M2 Max (30-GPU)
12C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
15506
Apple M2 Max (38-GPU) Apple M2 Max (38-GPU)
12C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
15506
Apple M2 Pro (12-CPU 19-GPU) Apple M2 Pro (12-CPU 19-GPU)
12C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
15506
Intel Core i9-12900HX Intel Core i9-12900HX
16C 24T @ 2.30 GHz
15474
Intel Core i9-12900T Intel Core i9-12900T
16C 24T @ 3.40 GHz
15450
Intel Xeon Gold 6138 Intel Xeon Gold 6138
20C 40T @ 2.80 GHz
15439
Intel Xeon Gold 6150 Intel Xeon Gold 6150
18C 36T @ 3.20 GHz
15433

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i5-14450HX Intel Core i5-14450HX
10C 16T @ 4.80 GHz
2438
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
2426
Intel Core i9-12900HK Intel Core i9-12900HK
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
2426
Intel Core i9-12900HX Intel Core i9-12900HX
16C 24T @ 5.00 GHz
2425
Intel Core i5-13490F Intel Core i5-13490F
10C 16T @ 4.80 GHz
2414
Intel Core i5-13600HX Intel Core i5-13600HX
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
2404
AMD Ryzen 5 8540U AMD Ryzen 5 8540U
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
2402

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
14689
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.80 GHz
14637
Intel Core i9-13900T Intel Core i9-13900T
24C 32T @ 3.90 GHz
14621
Intel Core i9-12900HX Intel Core i9-12900HX
16C 24T @ 2.30 GHz
14620
Intel Core i7-13850HX Intel Core i7-13850HX
20C 28T @ 4.40 GHz
14587
Intel Core i7-14650HX Intel Core i7-14650HX
16C 24T @ 2.20 GHz
14420
AMD EPYC 7542 AMD EPYC 7542
32C 64T @ 3.20 GHz
14416

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.
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 7980X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 7980X
64C 128T @ 5.10 GHz
742
Intel Core i5-12600K Intel Core i5-12600K
10C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
741
Intel Core i5-12600KF Intel Core i5-12600KF
10C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
741
Intel Core i9-12900HX Intel Core i9-12900HX
16C 24T @ 5.00 GHz
736
Intel Core i7-13700HX Intel Core i7-13700HX
16C 24T @ 5.00 GHz
734
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
734
Intel Core i7-11700B Intel Core i7-11700B
8C 16T @ 5.30 GHz
732

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 Xeon W-3245 Intel Xeon W-3245
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
7444
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
7444
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT
12C 24T @ 4.60 GHz
7244
Intel Core i9-12900HX Intel Core i9-12900HX
16C 24T @ 2.30 GHz
7197
Intel Core i7-12700HL Intel Core i7-12700HL
14C 20T @ 3.80 GHz
7170
Intel Core i7-12700H Intel Core i7-12700H
14C 20T @ 3.80 GHz
7170
AMD Ryzen 7 8700G AMD Ryzen 7 8700G
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
7061

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 i5-5575R Intel Core i5-5575R
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 6200 @ 1.05 GHz
806
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
Intel Iris Graphics 6100 @ 1.05 GHz
806
Intel Core i5-4570R Intel Core i5-4570R
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 @ 1.25 GHz
800
Intel Core i9-12900HX Intel Core i9-12900HX
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.55 GHz
794
Intel Core i5-14500HX Intel Core i5-14500HX
Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.55 GHz
794
Intel Core i5-14600T Intel Core i5-14600T
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.55 GHz
794
Intel Core i5-14500T Intel Core i5-14500T
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.55 GHz
794

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.
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X AMD Ryzen 7 7700X
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
36536
Intel Core i9-13900E Intel Core i9-13900E
24C 32T @ 4.20 GHz
36455
Intel Core i9-12950HX Intel Core i9-12950HX
16C 24T @ 2.30 GHz
36411
Intel Core i9-12900HX Intel Core i9-12900HX
16C 24T @ 2.30 GHz
35642
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7745 AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7745
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
35640
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
35640
Intel Xeon Gold 6326 Intel Xeon Gold 6326
16C 32T @ 3.30 GHz
35245

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
Intel Core i7-13700HX Intel Core i7-13700HX
16C 24T @ 5.00 GHz
284
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16C 32T @ 4.90 GHz
277
Intel Core i9-12900HX Intel Core i9-12900HX
16C 24T @ 5.00 GHz
274
Intel Core i5-12600KF Intel Core i5-12600KF
10C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
274
Intel Core i5-12600K Intel Core i5-12600K
10C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
274
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
272

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 Xeon W-2191B Intel Xeon W-2191B
18C 36T @ 3.40 GHz
2965
Intel Xeon W-2195 Intel Xeon W-2195
18C 36T @ 3.40 GHz
2965
Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4
20C 40T @ 2.80 GHz
2940
Intel Core i9-12900HX Intel Core i9-12900HX
16C 24T @ 2.30 GHz
2894
Intel Core i9-9960X Intel Core i9-9960X
16C 32T @ 4.10 GHz
2872
Intel Xeon W-2265 Intel Xeon W-2265
12C 24T @ 4.20 GHz
2860
Intel Core i9-7940X Intel Core i9-7940X
14C 28T @ 3.70 GHz
2849

Benchmarks





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