Intel Core i9-12900KS
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Released
Q2/2022
Intel Core i9-12900KS

Processor Intel Core i9-12900KS, tests and specifications

4 place in the overall ranking CPUs!
Intel Core i9-12900KS Processor is being reviewed, the release of which was held in Q2/2022. Here are all the Intel Core i9-12900KS’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 3.20 GHz, total of cores is 16 / 24. 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

  • Family
  • CPU group
    Intel Core i 12000
  • Segment
    Desktop / Server
  • Generation
    12
CPU Cores and Base Frequency

Processor performance parameters, CPU capabilities

  • CPU Cores / Threads
    16 / 24
  • Core architecture
    hybrid (big.LITTLE)
  • A-Core
    8x Golden Cove
  • B-Core
    8x Gracemont
  • Frequency
    3.20 GHz
  • Turbo (1 Core)
    5.50 GHz
  • Turbo (16 Cores)
    5.00 GHz
  • Hyperthreading
    Yes
  • Overclocking
    Yes
Internal Graphics

Built-in graphics chip characteristics

  • GPU name
    Intel UHD Graphics 770
  • GPU frequency
    0.30 GHz
  • GPU (Turbo)
    1.45 GHz
  • Execution units
    32
  • Shader
    256
  • Max. displays
    3
  • Generation
    11
  • Direct X
    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
  • VP8
    Decode / Encode
  • VP9
    Decode / Encode
  • 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
    128 GB
  • Memory channels
    2
  • ECC
    No
  • PCIe
    5.0 x 20
  • AES-NI
    Yes
Thermal Management
  • TDP (PL1)
    125 W
  • TDP (PL2)
    241 W
  • Tjunction max.
    100 °C
* see below
Technical details

Technical capabilities of the processor, information

  • Instruction set (ISA)
    x86-64 (64 bit)
  • ISA extensions
    SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+
  • L2-Cache
    14.00 MB
  • L3-Cache
    30.00 MB
  • Architecture
    Alder Lake S
  • Technology
    10 nm
  • Virtualization
    VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
  • Socket
    LGA 1700
  • Release date
    Q2/2022
  • Part Number
    BX8071512900K
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
    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
    2114
    Intel Core i9-12900KS
    2002
    2002
    2114
    Intel Core i9-12900KS
    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
    28051
    28051
    27401
    27198
    Intel Core i9-12900KS
    27198
    Intel Core i9-12900KS
    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
    820
    Intel Core i9-12900KS
    779
    779
    820
    Intel Core i9-12900KS
    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
    11463
    11020
    11020
    10511
    Intel Core i9-12900KS
    10511
    Intel Core i9-12900KS
    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
    2102
    Intel Core i9-12900KS
    1990
    1990
    2102
    Intel Core i9-12900KS
    iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)
    The performance of the iGPU - the internal GPU in games
    18875
    18268
    18210
    17925
    Intel Core i9-12900KS
    17925
    Intel Core i9-12900KS

    *

    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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