IntelBX8071512900K
IntelBX8071513600K

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

14 Cores, 20 Threads @3.5GHz, Raptor Lake.
Release date: Q4 2022.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 94,550 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: 29th / 1459
Gaming
Gaming 117%
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Desktop
Desktop 116%
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Workstation
Workstation 138%
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27,559 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 128% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 117% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 117% Great: 128%
SPEED RANK: 17th / 1459
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
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Workstation
Workstation 133%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
117 % 122 % +4%
20 Oct22|PCGamer
INTEL CORE I9 13900K
1 % SotTR 3%, F121 2%, MetroEx 1% FarC6 0%, TWarW3 0%
20 Oct22|HardwareLUXX
The Dino Intel is not yet extinct:...
8 % Control 5%, SpiderM 9%, CPunk 7%, RiftB 11%, TWarTroy 7%, F122 8%, DoomE 6%
20 Oct22|Techpowerup
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Forza5 1%, WatchDL 0%, CPunk 0%, EldenR 0%, RDR2 1%, Civ6 1%, DoomE 2% 2 % AoE4 6%, Bord3 7%, FarC6 3%, BFV 1%, CSGO 8%
22 Nov22|Gamers Nexus
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CSGO 3%, R6S 1% 1 % FarC6 5%, FinFant14 1%, GTAV 2%, SotTR 1%, TWarW3 0%
20 Oct22|Tweakers
Intel 13th Gen Core Raptor Lake Re...
MetroEx 1% 7 % FarC6 7%, RDR2 3%, F122 13%, TWarW3 11%
20 Oct22|Linustechtips
We were afraid to publish this vid...
Factorio 6%, Forza5 1%, Hitm3 1%, TWarW3 7% 0 % FarC6 1%, SotTR 2%, CPunk 5%, CSGO 8%, TinTW 2%
06 Nov22|Tom's Hardware
Intel Core i7-13700K Review: Core ...
7 % Hitm3 7%, FarC6 8%, WatchDL 5%, CPunk 8%, RDR2 6%, MSFS21 13%, F121 6%, TWarW3 1%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
80.8 Pts 83.9 Pts +4%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
207 Pts 213 Pts +3%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
412 Pts 427 Pts +4%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
814 Pts 852 Pts +5%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
1516 Pts +4% 1454 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.2 Pts 92.7 Pts +1%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
218 Pts 227 Pts +4%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
436 Pts 454 Pts +4%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
858 Pts 905 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+5%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
1655 Pts Slightly faster OC octa-core speed.
+6%
1568 Pts
Market Share
Based on 68,279,520 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.93 % Higher market share.
+24%
0.75 %
Value
Value For Money
115 % 134 % Better value.
+16%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
83 % 96 % More popular.
+16%
Price
Price (score)
$290 $198 Much cheaper.
+32%
Age
Newest
32 Months 21 Months Much more recent.
+34%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
16 cores Higher core count.
+14%
14 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
24 threads Higher thread count.
+20%
20 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
10 nm 10 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.2 GHz 3.5 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5.2 GHz +2% 5.1 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
2996 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+15%
2611 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
2804 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+15%
2437 Pts
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 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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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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