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Intel Core i9-12900

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i9-12900 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 i9-12900 Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new CPU that contains 16 Cores and 24 Threads. The Intel Core i9-12900 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 i9-12900

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 770

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1700

Total Cores: 16 Cores, 24 Threads

Performance Cores: 8 Cores, 16 Threads, 2.4 GHz Base, 5.1 GHz Turbo

Efficient Cores: 8 Cores, 8 Threads, 1.8 GHz Base, 3.8 GHz Turbo

Typical TDP: 65 W

TDP Up: 202 W

Cache Size: L1: 1408 KB, L2: 14.0 MB, L3: 30 MB

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) i9-12900, 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 77.25

Overall Rank: 134

Last Price Change: $449.99 USD (2023-05-27)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 4079
Samples: 350*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i9-12900

Integer Math129,806 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math93,813 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers127 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting46,446 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption24,030 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression423,806 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,783 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions25,770 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,079 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of May 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-12900

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 23rd of May 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of May 2023.
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 i9-12900
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1829226 - May 29 2023
BL1829193 - May 29 2023
BL1828603 - May 28 2023
BL1827507 - May 27 2023
BL1826645 - May 25 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-12900
As of 30th of May 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i9-12900
41,607 (+19.7%)
Intel Core i9-12900KF vs Intel Core i9-12900
41,433 (+19.2%)
Intel Core i7-12700K vs Intel Core i9-12900
34,808 (+0.1%)
Intel Core i9-12900F vs Intel Core i9-12900
37,264 (+7.2%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900
28,173 (-19.0%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900
35,105 (+1.0%)
Intel Core i9-12900T vs Intel Core i9-12900
31,477 (-9.5%)
Intel Core i7-13700F vs Intel Core i9-12900
41,748 (+20.1%)
Intel Core i7-13700 vs Intel Core i9-12900
39,002 (+12.2%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X vs Intel Core i9-12900
36,551 (+5.1%)
Intel Core i7-12700KF vs Intel Core i9-12900
34,590 (-0.5%)
Intel Core i7-12700 vs Intel Core i9-12900
31,142 (-10.4%)

Is the Intel Core i9-12900 Good for Gaming?
As of 30th of May 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i9-13900KF
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900T
Intel Core i7-13700K
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
Intel Core i5-13600K
Intel Core i5-13600KF
Intel Core i9-12900