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Intel Core i9-12900K - Benchmark, Test and Specs

Intel Core i9-12900K

CPU generation and familyCPU generation and family

Name: Intel Core i9-12900K Segment: Desktop / Server
Family: Intel Core i9 Generation: 12
CPU group: Intel Core i 12000
Predecessor: Intel Core i9-11900K Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

Frequency: 3.70 GHz CPU Cores: 16
Turbo (1 Core): 5.30 GHz CPU Threads: 24
Turbo (16 Cores): 5.00 GHz
Hyperthreading: Yes Overclocking: Yes
Core architecture: hybrid (big.LITTLE)
A core: 8x Golden Cove B core: 8x Gracemont
C core: --

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

GPU name: Intel Iris Xe Graphics 32 (Alder Lake S)
GPU frequency: 0.40 GHz GPU (Turbo): 1.45 GHz
Execution units: 32 Shader: 256
Max. GPU Memory: 16 GB Max. displays: 4
Generation: 12 DirectX Version: 12
Technology: 10 nm Release date: Q4/2021

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

Memory type: DDR4-3200
DDR5-4800
Max. Memory: 256 GB
ECC: No Memory channels: 2
PCIe version: 5.0 PCIe lanes: 20

EncryptionEncryption

AES-NI: Yes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

TDP (PL1): 125 W TDP up: --
TDP (PL2): 228 W / 56 s TDP down: --
Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit) Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+
L2-Cache: 3.75 MB L3-Cache: 30.00 MB
Architecture: Alder Lake S Technology: 10 nm
Socket: LGA 1700 Release date: Q4/2021
Part Number: BX8071512900K

Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Used in: Unknown

Benchmark results

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 i9-12900K Intel Core i9-12900K
16x 3.70 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
1896
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Intel Core i9-11900KF Intel Core i9-11900KF
8x 3.50 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
1686
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Intel Core i9-11900K Intel Core i9-11900K
8x 3.50 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
1686
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Intel Core i7-11700B Intel Core i7-11700B
8x 3.20 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
1663
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Intel Core i9-11900KB Intel Core i9-11900KB
8x 3.30 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
1663
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Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6x 2.50 GHz (4.40 GHz) HT
1647
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AMD Ryzen 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16x 3.40 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
1639
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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.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
32x 3.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
33213
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Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4
22x 2.20 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
32623
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Intel Xeon W-3175X Intel Xeon W-3175X
28x 3.10 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
31350
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Intel Core i9-12900K Intel Core i9-12900K
16x 3.70 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
29785
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AMD Ryzen 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16x 3.40 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
28641
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Intel Core i9-7980XE Intel Core i9-7980XE
18x 2.60 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
28196
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Intel Xeon W-3275M Intel Xeon W-3275M
28x 2.50 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
28051
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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 i9-12900K Intel Core i9-12900K
16x 3.70 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
779
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Intel Core i9-12900KF Intel Core i9-12900KF
16x 3.70 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
779
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Intel Core i7-12700KF Intel Core i7-12700KF
12x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
768
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Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
768
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Intel Core i5-12600KF Intel Core i5-12600KF
10x 3.70 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
750
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Intel Core i5-12600K Intel Core i5-12600K
10x 3.70 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
750
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Intel Core i7-11700B Intel Core i7-11700B
8x 3.20 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
732
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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.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
32x 3.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
11463
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Intel Xeon W-3275 Intel Xeon W-3275
28x 2.50 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
11020
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Intel Xeon W-3275M Intel Xeon W-3275M
28x 2.50 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
11020
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Intel Core i9-12900K Intel Core i9-12900K
16x 3.70 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
10645
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Intel Core i9-12900KF Intel Core i9-12900KF
16x 3.70 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
10645
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AMD Ryzen 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16x 3.40 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
10428
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX
24x 3.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
10008
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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 i9-12900K Intel Core i9-12900K
16x 3.70 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
1888
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Intel Core i9-12900KF Intel Core i9-12900KF
16x 3.70 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
1888
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Intel Core i7-11700B Intel Core i7-11700B
8x 3.20 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
1878
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Intel Core i9-11900KB Intel Core i9-11900KB
8x 3.30 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
1878
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Intel Core i9-11900KF Intel Core i9-11900KF
8x 3.50 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
1878
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Intel Core i9-11900K Intel Core i9-11900K
8x 3.50 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
1878
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Intel Core i9-11900F Intel Core i9-11900F
8x 2.50 GHz (5.20 GHz) HT
1831
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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 Xeon W-3175X Intel Xeon W-3175X
28x 3.10 GHz (3.80 GHz) HT
23465
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32x 3.70 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
22727
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24x 3.80 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
19851
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Intel Core i9-12900K Intel Core i9-12900K
16x 3.70 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
17326
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Intel Core i9-12900KF Intel Core i9-12900KF
16x 3.70 GHz (5.30 GHz) HT
17326
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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX
32x 3.00 GHz (4.20 GHz) HT
17204
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Intel Xeon W-3275M Intel Xeon W-3275M
28x 2.50 GHz (4.60 GHz) HT
17196
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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 i5-11500H Intel Core i5-11500H
Intel UHD Graphics 11th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.45 GHz
742
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Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
Intel UHD Graphics 11th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.45 GHz
742
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Intel Core i9-11900KB Intel Core i9-11900KB
Intel UHD Graphics 910 @ 1.45 GHz
742
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Intel Core i9-12900K Intel Core i9-12900K
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 32 (Alder Lake S) @ 1.45 GHz
741
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Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 32 (Alder Lake S) @ 1.45 GHz
741
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Intel Core i5-12600KF Intel Core i5-12600KF
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 32 (Alder Lake S) @ 1.45 GHz
741
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Intel Core i7-12700KF Intel Core i7-12700KF
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 32 (Alder Lake S) @ 1.45 GHz
741
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