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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.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
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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: 124.90

Overall Rank: 202

Last Price Change: $276.00 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 4025
Samples: 2381*
*Margin for error: Low

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

Integer Math113,857 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math88,272 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers115 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting45,739 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption23,423 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression447,987 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,785 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions29,026 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,025 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 4th of March 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-12700KF

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 3rd of March 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of March 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
BL2040484 - Mar 03 2024
BL2040345 - Mar 03 2024
BL2040284 - Mar 03 2024 [Overclocked]
BL2040107 - Mar 02 2024
BL2039565 - Mar 02 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-12700KF
As of 5th of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-12700KF
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
28,285 (-17.9%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
36,064 (+4.6%)
Intel Core i7-12700 vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
30,862 (-10.5%)
Intel Core i7-12700F vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
30,687 (-11.0%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
27,931 (-19.0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
28,618 (-17.0%)
Intel Core i5-12600KF vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
27,440 (-20.4%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
39,199 (+13.7%)
AMD Ryzen 5 7600 vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
27,315 (-20.8%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
26,738 (-22.4%)
Intel Core i5-13600K vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
38,200 (+10.8%)
Intel Core i5-13600KF vs Intel Core i7-12700KF
38,004 (+10.2%)

Is the Intel Core i7-12700KF Good for Gaming?
As of 5th of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
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AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
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Intel Core i7-12700KF