IntelBX8071512100F
IntelBX8071512700K

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.3GHz, Alder Lake.
Release date: Q1 2022.

12 Cores, 20 Threads @3.6GHz, Alder Lake.
Release date: Q4 2021.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 90,609 user samples
11,860 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 90% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 90% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 125th / 1458
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
78,749 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 123% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 102% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 102% Great: 123%
SPEED RANK: 35th / 1458
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
94.1 % 114 % Faster effective speed.
+21%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
83.8 Pts +3% 81.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
172 Pts 201 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+17%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
323 Pts 397 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+23%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
565 Pts 781 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+38%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
788 Pts 1407 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+79%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
91 Pts 92.7 Pts +2%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
178 Pts 212 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+19%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
344 Pts 423 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+23%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
647 Pts 841 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+30%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
823 Pts 1587 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+93%
Market Share
Based on 68,230,938 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.42 % 1.18 % Hugely higher market share.
+181%
Value
Value For Money
129 % +2% 126 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
92 % +3% 89 %
Price
Price (score)
$88 Much cheaper.
+54%
$190
Age
Newest
30 Months Slightly more recent.
+6%
32 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
58 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+54%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 12 cores Hugely higher core count.
+200%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 20 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+150%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
10 nm 10 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.3 GHz 3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz 5 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+16%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
828 Pts 2480 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+200%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
795 Pts 2271 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+186%
Series
CPU Architecture
Alder Lake Alder Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1700 FCLGA1700
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 770
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The 12-core i7-12700K sits in the middle of Intel’s latest 12th gen. Alder Lake CPU line-up. It offers a significant performance improvement over it's predecessor (+50% 64-core). The 12700K features a new hybrid architecture which combines eight hyper-threaded performance cores with four efficiency cores for a total of 20 threads. With an MSRP of $410 USD, the 12700K offers similar real world performance to the flagship i9-12900K, at a 30% price discount. Although, by historical standards, this represents superb value for money, most consumers should consider the 10-core 16-thread i5-12600K which offers comparable real-world performance for 30% less money. [Nov '21 CPUPro]

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