Average Bench: 119% (20th of 1442)

Based on 7,188 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00090672 Model: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-12900KS

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i9-12900KS averaged 19.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-12900KS near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Speed 2,871Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 841Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-12900KS is 25.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-12900KS performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 81.2Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 1,562Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,188 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.9 Memory 81.2 93.7
199 1-Core 214 226
376 2-Core 424 444
124% 240 Pts
Min Avg Max
671 4-Core 841 880
1,145 8-Core 1,562 1,732
144% 1,201 Pts
Min Avg Max
2,076 64-Core 2,871 3,118
178% 2,871 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.2
1-Core 215
2-Core 425
128% 244 Pts
4-Core 854
8-Core 1,610
147% 1,232 Pts
64-Core 3,002
186% 3,002 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.4
1-Core 216
2-Core 432
124% 242 Pts
4-Core 866
8-Core 1,665
150% 1,266 Pts
64-Core 3,039
188% 3,039 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.2
1-Core 216
2-Core 434
123% 242 Pts
4-Core 851
8-Core 1,558
144% 1,204 Pts
64-Core 3114
193% 3114 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.5
1-Core 218
2-Core 436
122% 241 Pts
4-Core 872
8-Core 1,715
153% 1,293 Pts
64-Core 3,094
192% 3,094 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.9
1-Core 218
2-Core 431
122% 240 Pts
4-Core 863
8-Core 1,735
153% 1,299 Pts
64-Core 3,064
190% 3,064 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.4
1-Core 213
2-Core 426
120% 237 Pts
4-Core 851
8-Core 1,563
144% 1207 Pts
64-Core 3,020
187% 3,020 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.8
1-Core 207
2-Core 415
118% 231 Pts
4-Core 837
8-Core 1,587
144% 1,212 Pts
64-Core 2,968
184% 2,968 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.3
1-Core 214
2-Core 426
121% 237 Pts
4-Core 834
8-Core 1,531
142% 1,182 Pts
64-Core 2,876
178% 2,876 Pts
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4 months ago.

price and performance is great

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The "KS" CPUs from Intel have always been overpriced for anyone other than professional or highly-competitive overclockers. With the current $200 increase in price over the 12900K/KF, the 12900KS is a foolish purchase for nearly everyone.—Apr '22


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21 months ago.

higher than his performance are just his temps


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