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Intel Core i7-12700

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-12700 can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i7-12700 Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new CPU that contains 12 Cores and 20 Threads. The Intel Core i7-12700 also has reasonable threaded performance that will serve well in games. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? Yes, this would be a suitable CPU for gaming. [More ...]

Intel Core i7-12700

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 770

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1700

Total Cores: 12 Cores, 20 Threads

Performance Cores: 8 Cores, 16 Threads, 2.1 GHz Base, 4.9 GHz Turbo

Efficient Cores: 4 Cores, 4 Threads, 1.6 GHz Base, 3.6 GHz Turbo

Typical TDP: 65 W

TDP Up: 180 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 8 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 8 x 48 KB
L2 Cache: 8 x 1280 KB
L3 Cache: 25 MB

Cache per Eff. CPU Package:
Eff. L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 64 KB
Eff. L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
Eff. L2 Cache: 1 x 2048 KB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 128 GB (Up to DDR5 4800 MT/s, Up to DDR4 3200 MT/s, ECC Supported)

Other names: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-12700, 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 94.81

Overall Rank: 244

Last Price Change: $325.49 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark
rating
30860

Single Thread Rating: 3920
Samples: 2531*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-12700

Integer Math107,434 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math82,175 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers104 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting40,003 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption20,573 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression383,773 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,585 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions24,690 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,920 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of February 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-12700

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 23rd of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of February 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$325.49 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$339.99 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,421
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,357
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,670
Intel Core i7-12700
30,860
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,589
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,013
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,917
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,353
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,775
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,384
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,186
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.90
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.70
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.12
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.16
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.25
Intel Core i7-12700
94.81
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.77
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.48
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,643
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,176
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,040
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,933
Intel Core i7-12700
3,920
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,840
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,705
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,933
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-12700
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2033200 - Feb 24 2024
29641
BL2033120 - Feb 24 2024
33262
BL2033037 - Feb 24 2024
28226
BL2032334 - Feb 23 2024
28763
BL2032185 - Feb 23 2024
27434
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-12700
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-12700
30,860
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i7-12700
28,280 (-8.4%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X vs Intel Core i7-12700
36,072 (+16.9%)
Intel Core i7-12700KF vs Intel Core i7-12700
34,471 (+11.7%)
Intel Core i7-12700F vs Intel Core i7-12700
30,740 (-0.4%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 vs Intel Core i7-12700
34,629 (+12.2%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i7-12700
26,737 (-13.4%)
Intel Core i9-11900K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-12700
25,354 (-17.8%)
Intel Core i7-11700K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-12700
24,679 (-20.0%)
Intel Core i5-13600K vs Intel Core i7-12700
38,205 (+23.8%)
Intel Core i5-13600KF vs Intel Core i7-12700
38,008 (+23.2%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT vs Intel Core i7-12700
32,740 (+6.1%)
Intel Core i5-13500 vs Intel Core i7-12700
32,129 (+4.1%)

Is the Intel Core i7-12700 Good for Gaming?
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,258
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,074
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,560
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,411
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,177
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,080
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,027
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,863
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,798
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i9-14900T
7,584
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,534
Intel Core i7-12700
4,540