IntelBX8071512900KF
IntelBX8071512700K

16 Cores, 24 Threads.
Release date ≈ Q4 2021.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 94,040 user samples
15,291 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 124% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 110% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 0.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 110% Great: 124%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 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 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
81.3 Pts 81.7 Pts +0%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
206 Pts +2% 201 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
409 Pts +3% 397 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
812 Pts +4% 781 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
1509 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+7%
1407 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.8 Pts +0% 92.7 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
217 Pts +2% 212 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
429 Pts +1% 423 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
852 Pts +1% 841 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
1636 Pts +3% 1587 Pts
Market Share
Based on 68,236,694 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.22 % 1.18 % Hugely higher market share.
+436%
Value
Value For Money
118 % 126 % Slightly better value.
+7%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 89 % Much more popular.
+65%
Price
Price (score)
$265 $190 Cheaper.
+28%
Age
Newest
32+ Months 32 Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
2988 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+20%
2480 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
2798 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+23%
2271 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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