IntelBX8071512900K
IntelBX8071512700K

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 145,740 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%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
UFO
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 / 1459
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 126%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
117 % +2% 114 %
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Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
80.8 Pts 81.7 Pts +1%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
207 Pts +3% 201 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
412 Pts +4% 397 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
814 Pts +4% 781 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
1516 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+8%
1407 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.2 Pts 92.7 Pts +1%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
218 Pts +3% 212 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
436 Pts +3% 423 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
858 Pts +2% 841 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
1655 Pts +4% 1587 Pts
Market Share
Based on 68,250,182 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.73 % 1.2 % Much higher market share.
+64%
Value
Value For Money
119 % 126 % Slightly better value.
+6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
83 % 90 % Slightly more popular.
+8%
Price
Price (score)
$255 $190 Cheaper.
+25%
Age
Newest
32 Months 32 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
16 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
12 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 3.6 GHz Faster base frequency.
+12%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5.2 GHz +4% 5 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
2996 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+21%
2480 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
2804 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+23%
2271 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Alder Lake Alder 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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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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