Intel Core i9-12900K Benchmark. Specs

Intel Core i9-12900K is based on the Alder Lake S architecture. The total of cores is 16 with the threads of 24. The operating base core clock is 3.70 GHz. Turbo-boost is 5.30 GHz (per-core). The technology node is 10 nm. L2 Cache is --, L3 Cache is 30.00 MB.

Intel Core i9-12900K supports the socket type of LGA 1700.

The supported type and memory clock is DDR4-3200 DDR5-4800 MHz. The maximum RAM capacity is 256 GB. The date of release is - Q4/2021.

Intel Core i9-12900K specs and benchmark performance

The official technical specifications of the Intel Core i9-12900K CPU allow defining to what extent it is fast and efficient in the process and which system requirements for games and operational apps it can fit. Please learn the specs and benchmark results.

CPU Cores and Base Frequency Intel Core i9-12900K

Technical specs

Frequency: 3.70 GHz   CPU Cores: 16
Turbo (1 Core): 5.30 GHz   CPU Threads: 24
Hyperthreading: Yes   Overclocking: Yes
Turbo (16 Cores): 5.00 GHz   Core architecture: hybrid (big.LITTLE)
A core: 8x Golden Cove   B core: 8x Gracemont
C core: --  

Internal Graphics Intel Core i9-12900K

GPU name: Intel Iris Xe Graphics 32 (Alder Lake S)
GPU frequency: 0.40 GHz   GPU (Turbo): 1.45 GHz
Generation: 12   DirectX Version: 12
Execution units: 32   Shader: 256
Max. displays: 3   Technology: 10 nm
Release date: Q4/2021   Max. GPU Memory: 16 GB

Hardware codec support Intel Core i9-12900K

h264: Decode / Encode
JPEG: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode
VP9: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
AVC: Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
AV1: Decode

RAM and PCIe Intel Core i9-12900K

Memory type: DDR4-3200 DDR5-4800   Max. Memory: 256 GB
Memory channels: 2   ECC: No
PCIe version: 5.0   PCIe lanes: 20

Encryption Intel Core i9-12900K

AES-NI: Yes  

Thermal Management Intel Core i9-12900K

Tjunction max.: 100 °C   TDP up: --
TDP down: --   TDP (PL1): 125 W
TDP (PL2): 228 W / 56 s  

Technical details Intel Core i9-12900K

L3-Cache: 30.00 MB   Technology: 10 nm
Architecture: Alder Lake S   Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Socket: LGA 1700   Release date: Q4/2021
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)   L2-Cache: --
Part Number: --
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512

Devices using this processor Intel Core i9-12900K

Used in: Unknown

CPU generation and family Intel Core i9-12900K

Intel Core i9-12900K vs {{cpu_name_2}}

Name: Intel Core i9-12900K   Segment: Desktop / Server
CPU group: Intel Core i 12000
Family: Intel Core i9   Generation: 12
Predecessor: Intel Core i9-11900K   Successor: --

Intel Core i9-12900K CPU in Benchmarks

Please learn the testing results of the Intel Core i9-12900K CPU in synthetic benchmarks. These data can define the closest competitor and its current position in the models’ rating. Here are points in modern benchmarks, in which Intel Core i9-12900K has been tested. Pay attention that the data can differ in testing systems.

3.8 Out of 4 SpecsBoss score