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Intel Core i9-12900F

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

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


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 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: 30 MB

Cache per Eff. CPU Package:
Eff. L1 Instruction Cache: 8 x 64 KB
Eff. L1 Data Cache: 8 x 32 KB
Eff. L2 Cache: 2 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) i9-12900F, 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900F

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 86.96

Overall Rank: 185

Last Price Change: $425.00 USD (2023-05-25)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 4072
Samples: 205*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i9-12900F

Integer Math130,894 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math98,191 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers131 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting50,427 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption25,987 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression469,126 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,872 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions29,299 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,072 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 5th of March 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-12900F

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 4th of March 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 4th 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 i9-12900F
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2040292 - Mar 03 2024
BL2038788 - Mar 01 2024
BL2032372 - Feb 23 2024
BL2026271 - Feb 16 2024
BL2021372 - Feb 11 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-12900F
As of 5th of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900F
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i9-12900F
41,359 (+11.9%)
Intel Core i9-12900KF vs Intel Core i9-12900F
41,175 (+11.4%)
Intel Core i7-12700K vs Intel Core i9-12900F
34,675 (-6.2%)
Intel Core i7-12700 vs Intel Core i9-12900F
30,862 (-16.5%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900F
34,403 (-6.9%)
Intel Core i9-12900KS vs Intel Core i9-12900F
44,174 (+19.5%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 vs Intel Core i9-12900F
34,615 (-6.3%)
Intel Core i9-12900 vs Intel Core i9-12900F
34,334 (-7.1%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900F
28,285 (-23.5%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT vs Intel Core i9-12900F
32,740 (-11.4%)
Intel Core i9-12900T vs Intel Core i9-12900F
30,315 (-18.0%)
Intel Core i7-13700F vs Intel Core i9-12900F
39,367 (+6.5%)

Is the Intel Core i9-12900F Good for Gaming?
As of 5th of March 2024 - 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 i9-14900F
Intel Core i9-14900K
Intel Core i9-14900KF
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
Intel Core i7-14700K
Intel Core i7-13790F
Intel Core i9-12900F