IntelBX8071512900KF
IntelBX8071512900K

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 82,282 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
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
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
117 % +0% 117 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
81.3 Pts +1% 80.8 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
206 Pts 207 Pts +0%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
409 Pts 412 Pts +1%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
812 Pts 814 Pts +0%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
1509 Pts 1516 Pts +0%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.8 Pts +1% 92.2 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
217 Pts 218 Pts +0%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
429 Pts 436 Pts +2%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
852 Pts 858 Pts +1%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
1636 Pts 1655 Pts +1%
Market Share
Based on 68,236,933 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.22 % 0.9 % Hugely higher market share.
+309%
Value
Value For Money
118 % +1% 117 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 83 % Much more popular.
+54%
Price
Price (score)
$265 +4% $276
Age
Newest
32+ Months 32 Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
2988 Pts 2996 Pts +0%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
2798 Pts 2804 Pts +0%
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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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