Intel Core i9-12900KF
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Released
Q4/2021
Intel Core i9-12900KF

Processor Intel Core i9-12900KF, tests and specifications

7 place in the overall ranking CPUs!
Intel Core i9-12900KF Processor is being reviewed, the release of which was held in Q4/2021. Here are all the Intel Core i9-12900KF’s specifications and performance estimation in benchmark. We offer to study all the data and compare it with a competing model. The base clock frequency of the model is 3.70 GHz, total of cores is 16. The CPU supports DDR4-3200DDR5-4800 and is installed in the motherboard on Socket LGA 1700. The TDP for CPU is 125 W.

Specifications

Complete list of technical specifications
CPU generation and family

General information about the processor

  • Segment
    Desktop / Server
  • Family
  • Generation
    12
  • CPU group
    Intel Core i 12000
  • Predecessor
    Intel Core i9-11900KF
CPU Cores and Base Frequency

Processor performance parameters, CPU capabilities

  • 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
Internal Graphics

Built-in graphics chip characteristics

  • 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 support

Built-in support for video and image compression standards

  • 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 & PCIe

Technical characteristics of supported memory, PCI bus

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

Hardware security technology

  • AES-NI
    Yes
Thermal Management
  • TDP (PL1)
    125 W
  • TDP (PL2)
    228 W / 56 s
  • Tjunction max.
    100 °C
* see below
Technical details

Technical capabilities of the processor, information

  • 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
    BX8071512900KF
Devices using this processor
  • Used in
    Unknown
Positions in all rankings

    Benchmarks

    Real tests CPU
    Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
    Maxon's Cinebench R23 SC is a cross-platform test suite for macOs and Windows uses one CPU core, with no hypetrading
    2114
    2002
    Intel Core i9-12900KF
    2002
    Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
    Maxon's Cinebench R23 MC is a cross-platform test suite for macOs and Windows using a multi-core and hyperthreading
    28051
    28051
    27401
    27198
    Intel Core i9-12900KF
    Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
    Cinebench R20 SC is a high load CPU test for long tasks on a desktop or notebook PC, uses one CPU core, with no hypetrading
    820
    779
    Intel Core i9-12900KF
    779
    Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
    Cinebench R20 MC is a high load CPU test for long tasks on a desktop or notebook PC, using a multi-core and hyperthreading
    11463
    11020
    11020
    10511
    Intel Core i9-12900KF
    Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
    The Cinebench R15 SC stresses the computing modules of a desktop or laptop computer to their limits and accurately determines the key performance parameters of the hardware
    294
    Intel Core i9-12900KF
    294
    286
    Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
    The Cinebench R15 MC stresses the computing modules of a desktop or laptop computer to their limits and accurately determines the key performance parameters of the hardware
    Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    Geekbench 5 SC is a popular cross-platform performance test for desktop or mobile processors that uses system memory intensively
    2102
    1990
    Intel Core i9-12900KF
    1990
    Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    Geekbench 5 MC is a popular cross-platform performance test for desktop or mobile processors that uses system memory intensively
    23465
    22727
    19851
    17595
    Intel Core i9-12900KF

    *

    PL1 - Amount of heat in watts generated by the processor (or GPU) during normal operation.

    PL2 - on overclocking

    The values are used to select the optimal cooling system and power supply.

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