Intel Core i9-12900T Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i9-12900T is a 16 core processor. It can handle 24 threads simultaneously and was introduced in Q1/2022. The Intel Core i9-12900T is based on the 12. generation of the Intel Core i9 series and requires a mainboard with the socket LGA 1700. The Intel Core i9-12900T scores 1,878 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 15,450 points.
Intel Core i9-12900T

CPU lineage

Here you can see which group the Intel Core i9-12900T belongs to and which processor is the predecessor of the Intel Core i9-12900T.

Name: Intel Core i9-12900T
Family: Intel Core i9 (78)
CPU group: Intel Core i 12000 (34)
Architecture: Alder Lake S
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 12
Predecessor: Intel Core i9-11900T
Successor: Intel Core i9-13900T

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 16 CPU cores of the Intel Core i9-12900T clock with 1.40 GHz (4.90 GHz). The number of CPU cores and the clock frequency of the processor are largely responsible for the overall performance.

CPU Cores / Threads: 16 / 24
Core architecture: hybrid (big.LITTLE)
A-Core: 8x Golden Cove
B-Core: 8x Gracemont
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
A-Core Frequency: 1.40 GHz (4.90 GHz)
B-Core Frequency: 1.00 GHz (3.60 GHz)

Internal Graphics

With the Intel UHD Graphics 770, the Intel Core i9-12900T has an build in graphic solution. It has 32 SM processors, which have a total of 256 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

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 that have an integrated graphics can play videos faster and more efficiently. This can have a positive effect on the battery life of notebooks, for example.

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 i9-12900T supports up to 128 GB memory in up to 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of 76.8 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR5-4800
DDR4-3200
76.8 GB/s
51.2 GB/s
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 5.0 x 20
PCIe Bandwidth: 78.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The Intel Core i9-12900T has a TDP of 35 W.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 35 W
TDP (PL2): 106 W
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i9-12900T has a 44.00 MB large cache. The processor is manufactured in 10 nm. Modern production increases the efficiency of the processor.

Technology: 10 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1700
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: Q1/2022
Release price: 489 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i9-12900T 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.
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10C 12T @ 5.20 GHz
1872
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 AMD Ryzen 5 7600
6C 12T @ 5.10 GHz
1868
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 7645 AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 7645
6C 12T @ 5.10 GHz
1868
Intel Core i9-12900T Intel Core i9-12900T
16C 24T @ 4.90 GHz
1865
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX AMD Ryzen 9 7940HX
16C 32T @ 5.20 GHzNot verified
1864
Intel Core i7-12700F Intel Core i7-12700F
12C 20T @ 4.90 GHz
1862
Intel Core i7-12700 Intel Core i7-12700
12C 20T @ 4.90 GHz
1862

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.
Apple M3 Max (16-CPU 40-GPU) Apple M3 Max (16-CPU 40-GPU)
16C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
24028
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
22812
Intel Core i7-12700KF Intel Core i7-12700KF
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
22812
Intel Core i9-12900T Intel Core i9-12900T
16C 24T @ 3.40 GHz
22804
Intel Core i9-7960X Intel Core i9-7960X
16C 32T @ 3.60 GHz
22189
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.50 GHz
21878
Intel Core i7-12700F Intel Core i7-12700F
12C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
21568

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 i7-13800HE Intel Core i7-13800HE
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1893
Apple A16 Bionic Apple A16 Bionic
6C 6T @ 3.46 GHz
1890
Intel Core i7-13700HX Intel Core i7-13700HX
16C 24T @ 5.00 GHz
1889
Intel Core i9-12900T Intel Core i9-12900T
16C 24T @ 4.90 GHz
1878
Intel Core i7-11700B Intel Core i7-11700B
8C 16T @ 5.30 GHz
1878
Intel Core i9-11900KB Intel Core i9-11900KB
8C 16T @ 5.30 GHz
1878
Intel Core i9-11900KF Intel Core i9-11900KF
8C 16T @ 5.30 GHz
1878

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 (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
AMD EPYC 7352 AMD EPYC 7352
24C 48T @ 2.70 GHz
15345

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 i7-13650HX Intel Core i7-13650HX
14C 20T @ 4.90 GHz
2524
Intel Core Ultra 9 185H Intel Core Ultra 9 185H
16C 22T @ 5.10 GHz
2522
Intel Core Ultra 7 165H Intel Core Ultra 7 165H
16C 22T @ 5.00 GHz
2502
Intel Core i9-12900T Intel Core i9-12900T
16C 24T @ 4.90 GHz
2499
Intel Core i3-14100 Intel Core i3-14100
4C 8T @ 4.70 GHz
2498
Intel Core i7-12700F Intel Core i7-12700F
12C 20T @ 4.90 GHz
2497
Intel Core i7-12700 Intel Core i7-12700
12C 20T @ 4.90 GHz
2497

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.
Intel Core i7-13705H Intel Core i7-13705H
14C 20T @ 4.40 GHz
13360
AMD EPYC 7402P AMD EPYC 7402P
24C 48T @ 3.20 GHz
13349
AMD EPYC 7502P AMD EPYC 7502P
32C 64T @ 3.00 GHz
13349
Intel Core i9-12900T Intel Core i9-12900T
16C 24T @ 3.40 GHz
13240
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16C 32T @ 4.20 GHz
13214
Intel Core i5-13500T Intel Core i5-13500T
14C 20T @ 3.40 GHz
13167
Intel Core i5-14500HX Intel Core i5-14500HX
14C 20T @ 2.60 GHz
13150

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 i9-12900T Intel Core i9-12900T
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 9 PRO 3900 AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
12C 24T @ 3.10 GHz
31440
Intel Core i7-13800HE Intel Core i7-13800HE
14C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
31426
Intel Core i7-13800HRE Intel Core i7-13800HRE
14C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
31426
Intel Core i9-12900T Intel Core i9-12900T
16C 24T @ 3.40 GHz
31415
Intel Core i7-12700F Intel Core i7-12700F
12C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
31146
Intel Core i7-12700 Intel Core i7-12700
12C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
31146
AMD Ryzen 9 8945H AMD Ryzen 9 8945H
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
30995

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