Average Bench: 113% (1st of 1337)

Based on 1,802 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00090672 Model: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-12900KF

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i9-12900KF averaged 13.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-12900KF near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 2,975Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,510Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-12900KF is just 16.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-12900KF performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 81.8Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 773Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,802 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.5 Memory 81.8 93.4
183 1-Core 200 213
368 2-Core 395 420
121% 226 Pts
Min Avg Max
716 4-Core 773 823
1,327 8-Core 1,510 1,618
141% 1,142 Pts
Min Avg Max
2,625 64-Core 2,975 3,157
200% 2,975 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.5
1-Core 209
2-Core 428
131% 244 Pts
4-Core 831
8-Core 1631
152% 1,231 Pts
64-Core 3,166
212% 3,166 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.8
1-Core 208
2-Core 405
127% 235 Pts
4-Core 795
8-Core 1,558
145% 1,176 Pts
64-Core 3,050
205% 3,050 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.7
1-Core 202
2-Core 399
124% 230 Pts
4-Core 791
8-Core 1,583
146% 1,187 Pts
64-Core 3,030
203% 3,030 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.1
1-Core 209
2-Core 408
128% 237 Pts
4-Core 738
8-Core 1,493
137% 1,115 Pts
64-Core 3084
207% 3084 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 207
2-Core 411
125% 234 Pts
4-Core 786
8-Core 1,581
145% 1,184 Pts
64-Core 2,971
199% 2,971 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.3
1-Core 197
2-Core 373
118% 218 Pts
4-Core 754
8-Core 1,412
134% 1,083 Pts
64-Core 2,938
197% 2,938 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.1
1-Core 191
2-Core 375
114% 214 Pts
4-Core 729
8-Core 1,351
129% 1,040 Pts
64-Core 2,670
179% 2,670 Pts
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Gaming 232%
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Desktop
Desktop 114%
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Workstation
Workstation 282%
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Motherboard: MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $945

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