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Intel Core i9-12900KF

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i9-12900KF 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.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i9-12900KF Good for Gaming?

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

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1700

Total Cores: 16 Cores, 24 Threads

Performance Cores: 8 Cores, 16 Threads, 3.2 GHz Base, 5.2 GHz Turbo

Efficient Cores: 8 Cores, 8 Threads, 2.4 GHz Base, 3.9 GHz Turbo

Typical TDP: 241 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: 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) i9-12900KF, 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900KF

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2021

CPUmark/$Price: 103.16

Overall Rank: 168

Last Price Change: $398.99 USD (2023-05-30)

Average CPU Mark
rating
41160

Single Thread Rating: 4167
Samples: 1560*
*Margin for error: Low

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

Integer Math138,871 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math105,925 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers145 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting57,410 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption29,638 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression539,275 KBytes/Sec
Physics2,118 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions33,835 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,167 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 16th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-12900KF

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 10th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 10th of April 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$398.99 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$409.99 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 16th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,349
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,361
Intel Core i9-12900KF
41,160
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,653
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,578
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,014
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,912
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,324
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,768
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,426
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,184
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 16th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.82
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.63
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.09
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.17
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.13
Intel Core i9-12900KF
103.16
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.73
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.43
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 16th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,636
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,173
Intel Core i9-12900KF
4,167
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,037
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,928
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,839
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,704
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i9-12900KF
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2078428 - Apr 15 2024
43082
BL2078185 - Apr 14 2024
40977
BL2076203 - Apr 12 2024
35560
BL2073071 - Apr 08 2024
41973
BL2072228 - Apr 07 2024
41138
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-12900KF
As of 16th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900KF
41,160
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
41,361 (+0.5%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
36,020 (-12.5%)
Intel Core i7-12700K vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
34,653 (-15.8%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
34,386 (-16.5%)
Intel Core i7-13700K vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
46,555 (+13.1%)
Intel Core i7-13700KF vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
46,381 (+12.7%)
Intel Core i9-12900KS vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
44,157 (+7.3%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
39,193 (-4.8%)
Intel Core i9-12900F vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
36,971 (-10.2%)
Intel Core i9-12900 vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
34,363 (-16.5%)
Intel Core i5-13600K vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
38,141 (-7.3%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
34,598 (-15.9%)

Is the Intel Core i9-12900KF Good for Gaming?
As of 16th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,687
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,256
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,072
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,573
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,403
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,176
Intel Core i9-14900KF
7,994
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,883
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,573
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,524
Intel Core i9-12900KF
5,659