IntelBX8071512900K
Intel

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

  

24 Cores, 32 Threads.
Release date ≈ Q2 2022.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 67,062 user samples
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: 30th / 1452
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO
71 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 136% Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 5.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 93% Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 93% Great: 136%
SPEED RANK: 40th / 1452
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
117 % +3% 113 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
80.8 Pts +1% 79.9 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
207 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+5%
197 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
412 Pts +4% 396 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
814 Pts +5% 777 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
1516 Pts +5% 1446 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.2 Pts 96.5 Pts +5%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
218 Pts 241 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+11%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
436 Pts 481 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+10%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
858 Pts 962 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+12%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
1655 Pts 1856 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+12%
Market Share
Based on 68,075,246 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.95 % Insanely higher market share.
+9,400%
0.01 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
83 % Much more popular.
+66%
50 %
Age
Newest
31 Months 24+ Months More recent.
+23%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
2996 Pts 4026 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+34%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
2804 Pts 2890 Pts +3%
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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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