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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.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
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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: 107.34

Overall Rank: 210

Last Price Change: $344.67 USD (2024-06-16)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 4071
Samples: 212*
*Margin for error: Low

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

Integer Math131,005 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math98,293 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers131 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting50,320 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption25,990 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression468,803 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,886 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions29,339 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,071 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 16th of June 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-12900F

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 11th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 11th of June 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
BL2121809 - Jun 12 2024
BL2109272 - May 25 2024
BL2090694 - May 01 2024
BL2086049 - Apr 25 2024
BL2082157 - Apr 20 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-12900F
As of 16th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900F
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900F
28,286 (-23.5%)
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i9-12900F
41,407 (+11.9%)
Intel Core i9-12900KF vs Intel Core i9-12900F
41,121 (+11.1%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X vs Intel Core i9-12900F
35,958 (-2.8%)
Intel Core i7-12700K vs Intel Core i9-12900F
34,627 (-6.4%)
Intel Core i7-12700 vs Intel Core i9-12900F
30,799 (-16.8%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900F
34,308 (-7.3%)
Intel Core i9-12900KS vs Intel Core i9-12900F
44,032 (+19.0%)
Intel Core i9-12900 vs Intel Core i9-12900F
34,313 (-7.3%)
Intel Core i5-13600K vs Intel Core i9-12900F
38,086 (+2.9%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT vs Intel Core i9-12900F
32,709 (-11.6%)
AMD Ryzen 7 8700G vs Intel Core i9-12900F
31,702 (-14.3%)

Is the Intel Core i9-12900F Good for Gaming?
As of 16th of June 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 i7-14700K
Intel Core i7-13790F
Intel Core i7-14700KF
Intel Core i9-12900F