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Intel Core i7-12700KF

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-12700KF 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 i7-12700KF Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new CPU that contains 12 Cores and 20 Threads. The Intel Core i7-12700KF 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 i7-12700KF


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)

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

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2021

CPUmark/$Price: 195.47

Overall Rank:
235th fastest in multithreading out of 4757 CPUs
81st fastest in single threading out of 4757 CPUs
71st fastest in out of 1368 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $176.01 USD (2024-07-14)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
Single Thread Rating

Samples: 2696*
*Margin for error: Low

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

Integer Math113,896 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math88,150 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers115 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting45,502 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption23,410 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression447,627 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,784 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions28,975 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,015 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 14th of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-12700KF

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 14th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 14th 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 i7-12700KF
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2144683 - Jul 13 2024
BL2144373 - Jul 13 2024
BL2144117 - Jul 13 2024
BL2144101 - Jul 13 2024
BL2143726 - Jul 12 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-12700KF
As of 15th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-12700KF
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
26,677 (-22.5%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
27,879 (-19.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
28,505 (-17.1%)
Intel Core i5-12600K vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
27,725 (-19.4%)
Intel Core i5-12600KF vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
27,493 (-20.1%)
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
27,140 (-21.1%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
32,647 (-5.1%)
Intel Core i7-12700F vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
30,645 (-10.9%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
28,281 (-17.8%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X3D vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
26,386 (-23.3%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
24,559 (-28.6%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
19,891 (-42.2%)

Is the Intel Core i7-12700KF Good for Gaming?
As of 15th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
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