IntelBX8071512600K
IntelBX8071513900K

10 Cores, 16 Threads @3.7GHz, Alder Lake.
Release date: Q4 2021.

24 Cores, 32 Threads @3.0GHz, Raptor Lake.
Release date: Q4 2022.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 61,792 user samples
51,264 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 118% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 99% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Poor: 99% Great: 118%
SPEED RANK: 24th / 1385
Gaming
Gaming 109%
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Desktop
Desktop 111%
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Workstation
Workstation 111%
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10,528 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 135% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 5.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 123% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Poor: 123% Great: 135%
SPEED RANK: 3rd / 1385
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
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Workstation
Workstation 171%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
109 % 129 % Faster effective speed.
+18%
20 Oct22|PCGamer
INTEL CORE I9 13900K
F121 2% 4 % FarC6 14%, SotTR 1%, MetroEx 2%, TWarW3 1%
20 Oct22|HardwareLUXX
The Dino Intel is not yet extinct:...
16 % Control 6%, SpiderM 40%, CPunk 14%, RiftB 25%, TWarTroy 7%, F122 11%, DoomE 6%
20 Oct22|Techpowerup
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RDR2 0%, Civ6 0%, DoomE 0% 11 % Forza5 1%, AoE4 26%, Bord3 31%, FarC6 20%, WatchDL 0%, BFV 4%, CPunk 2%, EldenR 1%, CSGO 55%
22 Nov22|Gamers Nexus
Intel i7-13700K CPU Review & Bench...
21 % FarC6 26%, FinFant14 32%, GTAV 16%, SotTR 18%, CSGO 37%, R6S 17%, TWarW3 0%
20 Oct22|Tweakers
Intel 13th Gen Core Raptor Lake Re...
RDR2 2%, F122 1%, MetroEx 0%, TWarW3 0% 7 % FarC6 38%
20 Oct22|Linustechtips
We were afraid to publish this vid...
28 % Factorio 29%, Forza5 15%, Hitm3 38%, FarC6 38%, SotTR 39%, CPunk 19%, CSGO 39%, TinTW 14%, TWarW3 23%
06 Nov22|Tom's Hardware
Intel Core i7-13700K Review: Core ...
34 % Hitm3 42%, FarC6 40%, WatchDL 35%, CPunk 33%, RDR2 24%, MSFS21 40%, F121 38%, TWarW3 20%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
80.7 Pts 85.1 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+5%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
194 Pts 233 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+20%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
383 Pts 460 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+20%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
740 Pts 918 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+24%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
1223 Pts 1741 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+42%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.1 Pts 94.4 Pts +2%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
207 Pts 244 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+18%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
412 Pts 478 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+16%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
818 Pts 940 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+15%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
1356 Pts 1847 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+36%
Market Share
Based on 58,742,998 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.87 % 0.96 % Higher market share.
+10%
Value
Value For Money
115 % Slightly better value.
+8%
106 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
97 % 97 %
Price
Price (score)
$233 Much cheaper.
+58%
$560
Age
Newest
14 Months 3 Months Much more recent.
+79%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
10 cores 24 cores Hugely higher core count.
+140%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads 32 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
10 nm 10 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz Faster base frequency.
+23%
3 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.9 GHz 5.8 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+18%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
1935 Pts 4403 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+128%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
1750 Pts 4217 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+141%
Series
CPU Architecture
Alder Lake Raptor Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1700 FCLGA1700
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 770 UHD 770
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Intel’s latest 10-core i5-12600K Alder Lake desktop processor offers an impressive 50% 64-core performance improvement over it's predecessor. The 12600K combines six hyper-threaded Golden Cove P-cores with clock speeds up to 4.9 GHz and four energy efficient Gracemont E-cores for a total of 16 threads. Alder Lake CPUs have a new LGA 1700 socket which requires new cooler brackets and a new Z690 motherboard. Z690 brings several new features including PCIe 5.0 and DDR5 memory. Most Z690 boards will ship in both DDR4 and DDR5 variants. DDR4 is likely the better option, at least until DDR5 prices settle. With an MRSP of just $290 USD, the 12600K is both cheaper and faster than the competition in both single and, notably, multi-core performance. As a result, even AMD's prolific marketing infrastructure (youtube, reddit, forums etc.) will struggle to drive sales, at least until Zen 4 launches (est. late 2022). In the meantime, Intel's i5-12600K is the obvious choice for consumers that do not wish to pay over the odds for almost unparalleled performance in the majority of workloads including gaming. That said, gamers that already own a K series CPU from the 8th gen. or higher will see limited gains in the majority of titles when paired with a 3060 (or lower) tier GPU. In some cases (e.g. PUBG or Overwatch) gamers will see fewer frame drops by disabling the E-Cores all together. If recent history is a guide, stock levels at MSRP are likely to deplete rapidly. [Nov '21 CPUPro]

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Intel’s 13th gen. Raptor Lake CPUs offer around 10% faster gaming and 45% faster multi-core performance than their predecessors. The new CPUs are compatible with DDR4 memory and Z690/B660 ($150) motherboards. New high-end gaming builders need look no further than the 13600K. The 13600K beats AMD’s flagship 7950X in gaming and almost matches the 7900X in multi-core performance. Extreme workstation users may find value in the 13700K or 13900K. Gamers on a tight budget can save $40 USD with a 13600KF which is a 13600K without integrated graphics. Although Ryzen 7000 has weaker multi-core, weaker single-core, higher platform costs and higher unit prices AMD have a 3D joker up their sleeve (7800X3D est. 2023). Via “Advanced Marketing” on youtube, forums, reddit, and twitter AMD will demonstrate that their upcoming CPU is the “best in the world” and offer “proof” by way of a small handful of obscure workloads. Games that few people play e.g. (Factorio, SotTR) will be cherry picked, video footage of the gameplay/settings won’t be provided and frame drops will be conveniently ignored. This playbook has easily outsold Intel in recent years but with every overhyped release, consumers lose trust in AMD. Based on social media/press coverage, you would never guess that the combined market share for all of AMD’s Radeon 5000 and 6000 GPUs amongst PC gamers is just 2.12% (Steam stats). Meanwhile Nvidia’s RTX 2060 alone accounts for a whopping 5.03%. Largely thanks to marketing incompetence, Intel is existentially motivated to deliver material annual performance improvements. Consumers can look forward to Meteor Lake (14th gen) in less than a years time. [Oct '22 CPUPro]

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