IntelBX8071512900K
IntelBX8070811900K

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

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.5GHz, Rocket Lake.
Release date: Q1 2021.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 111,310 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
44,319 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 112% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 94% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 94% Great: 112%
SPEED RANK: 69th / 1459
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
117 % Faster effective speed.
+13%
103 %
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Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
80.8 Pts 87.4 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+8%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
207 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+21%
171 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
412 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+24%
333 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
814 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+28%
638 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
1516 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+36%
1114 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.2 Pts 95.6 Pts +4%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
218 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+19%
183 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
436 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+21%
360 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
858 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+23%
700 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
1655 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+29%
1279 Pts
Market Share
Based on 68,289,140 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.95 % Hugely higher market share.
+126%
0.42 %
Value
Value For Money
115 % Slightly better value.
+8%
106 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
83 % More popular.
+11%
75 %
Price
Price (score)
$290 $249 Cheaper.
+14%
Age
Newest
32 Months More recent.
+20%
40 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
16 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
24 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
16 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
10 nm Newer manufacturing.
+29%
14 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 5.3 GHz +2%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
2996 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+73%
1734 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
2804 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+75%
1600 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Alder Lake Rocket Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1700 FCLGA1200
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 770 UHD 750
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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 i9-11900K is the fastest CPU in Intel’s 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S lineup which brings higher IPC (early samples indicate +19%) and 50% stronger integrated graphics. There are also 500 series chipset improvements including: 20 PCIe4 CPU lanes (up from 16) and USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20 Gbps up from 10 Gbps). Rocket Lake’s IPC uplift translates to around a 10% faster Effective Speed than both Intel's 10th Gen and AMD’s 5000 series. Despite Intel’s performance lead, AMD continues to outsell Intel. Given the scale of Intel's operation, it’s inexplicable that their marketing remains so neglected. Little effort is made to counter widespread disinformation such as: “it uses too much electricity” or the classic: “it needs more cores”. Intel’s marketing samples are routinely distributed to reviewers that appear better incentivized to bury Intel's products rather than review them. Not enabling XMP or only testing with BIOS power limits enabled is akin to leaving the handbrake on during a race. Mind-numbing “scientific” and rendering benchmarks are presented as gospel. Different games, mostly unplayed by real users, are cherry picked for each “review”. When it's convenient, canned game benchmarks are chosen such as Ulletical’s CSGO which runs at nearly double the in-game fps. Credible benchmark data, which necessarily includes replicable video footage from popular games, is the exception rather than the rule. At every release, AMD’s marketers coordinate narratives to ensure another feast of blue blubber. Nonetheless, towards the end of 2021, Intel’s Golden Cove is due to offer an additional 20-30% performance increase. At that time, with a net 30-40% performance lead, Intel will probably regain significant market share despite AMD's class-leading marketing. In the meantime, most PC gamers need look no further than the 11400F. [Mar '21 CPUPro]

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