Intel Core i9-12950HX Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i9-12950HX has 16 cores with 24 threads and is based on the 12. gen of the Intel Core i9 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the BGA 1744 socket and was released in Q2/2022.
Intel Core i9-12950HX

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i9-12950HX. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i9-12950HX.

Name: Intel Core i9-12950HX
Family: Intel Core i9
CPU group: Intel Core i 12000H
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 12
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i9-12950HX 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.

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 i9-12950HX 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).

GPU name: Intel UHD Graphics 770
GPU frequency: 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.55 GHz
Execution units: 32
Shader: 256
Max. GPU Memory: 64 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 11
Direct X: 12
Technology: 10 nm
Release date: Q4/2021

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.

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 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.

Memory type: DDR4-3200
DDR5-4800
LPDDR4X-4266
LPDDR5-5200
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: 76.8 GB/s
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 5.0 x 20
AES-NI: Yes

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.

TDP (PL1): 55 W
TDP (PL2): 157 W
TDP up: --
TDP down: 45 W
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 i9-12950HX 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.

Technology: 10 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1744
L2-Cache: 14.00 MB
L3-Cache: 30.00 MB
Architecture: Alder Lake H
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: 590 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i9-12950HX 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 i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1939
Intel Core i7-12700KF Intel Core i7-12700KF
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1939
Intel Core i9-12900HK Intel Core i9-12900HK
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1938
Intel Core i9-12950HX Intel Core i9-12950HX
16C 24T @ 5.00 GHz
1927
Intel Core i5-12600KF Intel Core i5-12600KF
10C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1918
Intel Core i5-12600K Intel Core i5-12600K
10C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1918
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1917
Show all Cinebench R23 (Single-Core) results



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 M1 Ultra (48-GPU) Apple M1 Ultra (48-GPU)
20C 20T @ 3.20 GHz
24189
Apple M1 Ultra (64-GPU) Apple M1 Ultra (64-GPU)
20C 20T @ 3.20 GHz
24189
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
24050
Intel Core i9-12950HX Intel Core i9-12950HX
16C 24T @ 2.30 GHz
23019
Intel Core i7-12700KF Intel Core i7-12700KF
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
22812
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
22812
Intel Core i9-12900T Intel Core i9-12900T
16C 24T @ 3.40 GHz
22804
Show all Cinebench R23 (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.

Apple M2 Apple M2
8C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
1874
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1872
Intel Core i7-12700KF Intel Core i7-12700KF
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1872
Intel Core i9-12950HX Intel Core i9-12950HX
16C 24T @ 5.00 GHz
1861
Intel Core i9-12900HX Intel Core i9-12900HX
16C 24T @ 5.00 GHz
1861
Intel Core i5-12600KF Intel Core i5-12600KF
10C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1854
Intel Core i5-12600K Intel Core i5-12600K
10C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1854
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 i9-9980XE Intel Core i9-9980XE
18C 36T @ 4.00 GHz
15725
Intel Core i9-12900 Intel Core i9-12900
16C 24T @ 4.20 GHz
15712
Intel Core i9-12900F Intel Core i9-12900F
16C 24T @ 4.20 GHz
15712
Intel Core i9-12950HX Intel Core i9-12950HX
16C 24T @ 2.30 GHz
15711
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
15679
Apple M2 Max Apple M2 Max
12C 12T @ 3.50 GHzNot verified
15506
Apple M2 Pro Apple M2 Pro
12C 12T @ 3.50 GHzNot verified
15506
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (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 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 i9-12950HX Intel Core i9-12950HX
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.55 GHz
794
Intel Core i9-12900HX Intel Core i9-12900HX
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.55 GHz
794
Intel Core i9-12900TE Intel Core i9-12900TE
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.55 GHz
794
Intel Core i9-12900E Intel Core i9-12900E
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.55 GHz
794
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) 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.

AMD EPYC 7313 AMD EPYC 7313
16C 32T @ 3.40 GHz
40103
AMD EPYC 7313P AMD EPYC 7313P
16C 32T @ 3.40 GHz
40103
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.50 GHz
39564
Intel Core i9-12950HX Intel Core i9-12950HX
16C 24T @ 2.30 GHz
39214
Intel Core i9-12900HX Intel Core i9-12900HX
16C 24T @ 2.30 GHz
39214
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
39079
Intel Core i5-13600KF Intel Core i5-13600KF
14C 20T @ 5.10 GHz
38275
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



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