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Intel Core i7-12700K

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-12700K 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.
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Is the Intel Core i7-12700K Good for Gaming?

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

Intel Core i7-12700K

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 770

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1700

Total Cores: 12 Cores, 20 Threads

Performance Cores: 8 Cores, 16 Threads, 3.6 GHz Base, 5.0 GHz Turbo

Efficient Cores: 4 Cores, 4 Threads, 2.7 GHz Base, 3.8 GHz Turbo

Typical TDP: 190 W

TDP Down: 125 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) i7-12700K, 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700K

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2021

CPUmark/$Price: 84.65

Overall Rank:
230th fastest in multithreading out of 4765 CPUs
80th fastest in single threading out of 4765 CPUs
68th fastest in out of 1369 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $409.00 USD (2021-10-01)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
Single Thread Rating

Samples: 6256*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-12700K

Integer Math114,298 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math88,365 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers116 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting46,040 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption23,554 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression449,482 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,805 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions29,046 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,032 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 22nd of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-12700K

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 16th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 16th of July 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i7-12700K
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2150013 - Jul 20 2024
BL2149784 - Jul 20 2024
BL2149718 - Jul 20 2024 [Overclocked]
BL2149676 - Jul 20 2024 [Overclocked]
BL2148843 - Jul 19 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-12700K
As of 22nd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-12700K
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i7-12700K
28,281 (-18.3%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D vs Intel Core i7-12700K
34,257 (-1.0%)
Intel Core i9-12900F vs Intel Core i7-12700K
36,812 (+6.3%)
Intel Core i9-12900 vs Intel Core i7-12700K
34,282 (-1.0%)
Intel Core i7-13700F vs Intel Core i7-12700K
38,937 (+12.5%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT vs Intel Core i7-12700K
32,690 (-5.6%)
Intel Core i9-12900T vs Intel Core i7-12700K
30,093 (-13.1%)
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i7-12700K
41,478 (+19.8%)
Intel Core i9-12900KF vs Intel Core i7-12700K
41,135 (+18.8%)
Intel Core i7-13700 vs Intel Core i7-12700K
37,126 (+7.2%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X vs Intel Core i7-12700K
35,929 (+3.8%)
Intel Core i7-12700KF vs Intel Core i7-12700K
34,401 (-0.6%)

Is the Intel Core i7-12700K Good for Gaming?
As of 22nd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-14900K
Intel Core i9-14900KF
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i7-13790F
Intel Core i7-14700K
Intel Core i7-14700KF
Intel Core i7-12700K