IntelBX8071512700K
Intel
  

Release date ≈ Q1 2021.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 79,081 user samples
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: 31st / 1442
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO
332 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 42% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 12% Base clock 1.8 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 12% Great: 42%
SPEED RANK: 1308th / 1442
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
114 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+272%
30.6 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
81.7 Pts Much lower memory latency.
+79%
45.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
201 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+278%
53.2 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
397 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+348%
88.7 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
781 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+751%
91.8 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
1407 Pts Insanely faster octa-core speed.
+1,381%
95 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.7 Pts Much lower OC memory latency.
+48%
62.8 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
212 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+224%
65.4 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
423 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+230%
128 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
841 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+552%
129 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
1587 Pts Insanely faster OC octa-core speed.
+1,140%
128 Pts
Market Share
Based on 67,726,491 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.18 % Insanely higher market share.
+11,700%
0.01 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
90 % Much more popular.
+80%
50 %
Age
Newest
29 Months More recent.
+24%
38+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
2480 Pts Insanely faster OC 64-core speed.
+1,838%
128 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
2271 Pts Insanely faster 64-core speed.
+2,345%
92.9 Pts
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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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Intel Core i5-13600K $279Nvidia RTX 4060 $300Crucial MX500 250GB $40
Intel Core i5-12600K $182Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $385Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $80
Intel Core i5-12400F $133Nvidia RTX 4070 $409Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
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