Average Bench: 120% (2nd of 1363)

Based on 2,235 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00090672 Model: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-12900KS

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i9-12900KS averaged 19.9% 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 2,958Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 843Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-12900KS is 36.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-12900KS performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 81.7Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 1,620Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,235 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.8 Memory 81.7 94.3
159 1-Core 219 234
290 2-Core 428 465
125% 243 Pts
Min Avg Max
583 4-Core 843 904
1,108 8-Core 1,620 1,769
146% 1,232 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,854 64-Core 2,958 3,190
183% 2,958 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 3.4 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.9
1-Core 224
2-Core 455
133% 257 Pts
4-Core 879
8-Core 1,682
152% 1,280 Pts
64-Core 3,171
196% 3,171 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.8
1-Core 228
2-Core 438
130% 250 Pts
4-Core 875
8-Core 1591
148% 1,233 Pts
64-Core 2,752
170% 2,752 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.1
1-Core 218
2-Core 434
127% 246 Pts
4-Core 849
8-Core 1,601
146% 1,225 Pts
64-Core 3041
188% 3041 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.7
1-Core 228
2-Core 443
127% 248 Pts
4-Core 885
8-Core 1,559
147% 1,222 Pts
64-Core 3,049
189% 3,049 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 218
2-Core 435
125% 244 Pts
4-Core 844
8-Core 1548
143% 1,196 Pts
64-Core 3,012
186% 3,012 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.2
1-Core 224
2-Core 429
127% 246 Pts
4-Core 816
8-Core 1,507
139% 1,162 Pts
64-Core 3,084
191% 3,084 Pts
LGA1700, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 233
2-Core 453
132% 257 Pts
4-Core 800
8-Core 1,456
135% 1128 Pts
64-Core 3,142
194% 3,142 Pts
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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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higher than his performance are just his temps


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