AMD
IntelBX8071512900K
  

4 Cores, 8 Threads.
Release date ≈ Q2 2021.

16 Cores, 24 Threads @3.2GHz, Alder Lake.
Release date: Q4 2021.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 67,386 user samples
395 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 36% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 36% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 624th / 1459
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
66,991 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 124% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 107% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 107% Great: 124%
SPEED RANK: 29th / 1459
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
58.4 % 117 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+100%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
55 Pts 80.8 Pts Much lower memory latency.
+47%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
102 Pts 207 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+103%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
188 Pts 412 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+119%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
335 Pts 814 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+143%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
487 Pts 1516 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+211%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
72.2 Pts 92.2 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+28%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
147 Pts 218 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+48%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
286 Pts 436 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+52%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
478 Pts 858 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+79%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
671 Pts 1655 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+147%
Market Share
Based on 68,236,418 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0 % 0.89 % Insanely higher market share.
+∞%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
51 % 83 % Much more popular.
+63%
Age
Newest
39+ Months 32 Months More recent.
+18%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
659 Pts 2996 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+355%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
491 Pts 2804 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+471%
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Intel’s 16-core flagship Alder Lake i9-12900K processor delivers a staggering performance improvement over it's predecessor (+70% 64-core). It features a new hybrid architecture which combines eight hyper-threaded performance cores with eight efficiency cores for a total of 24 threads. Alder Lake CPUs will require a new Z690 chipset which supports DDR5 memory and PCIe 5.0. At an MRSP of $590 USD, the i9-12900K is aimed at power users who demand the best of the best. That said, Intel’s 10-core 12600K matches the 12900K’s performance for the majority of consumer use cases at a 50% price discount. [Nov '21 CPUPro]

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