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Intel Core i9-12950HX

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i9-12950HX 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 i9-12950HX Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new CPU that contains 16 Cores and 24 Threads. The Intel Core i9-12950HX also has reasonable threaded performance that will serve well in games. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? Yes, this would be a suitable CPU for gaming. [More ...]

Intel Core i9-12950HX

Description: Intel UHD Graphics for 12th Gen Intel Processors

Class: Laptop

Socket: FCBGA1964

Total Cores: 16 Cores, 24 Threads

Performance Cores: 8 Cores, 16 Threads, 2.5 GHz Base, 5.0 GHz Turbo

Efficient Cores: 8 Cores, 8 Threads, 2.5 GHz Base, 3.6 GHz Turbo

Typical TDP: 55 W

TDP Down: 45 W

TDP Up: 157 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, ECC Supported)

Other names: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-12950HX, 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12950HX

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 54.96

Overall Rank: 254

Last Price Change: $590.00 USD (2022-04-01)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3828
Samples: 378*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i9-12950HX

Integer Math112,447 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math82,532 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers138 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting42,350 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption21,908 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression375,810 KBytes/Sec
Physics2,136 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions22,584 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,828 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 20th of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-12950HX

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 17th of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 17th of May 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 i9-12950HX
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2100658 - May 14 2024
BL2099124 - May 12 2024
BL2095365 - May 07 2024
BL2095165 - May 06 2024
BL2092783 - May 03 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-12950HX
As of 20th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
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Intel Core i9-12950HX
Intel Core i9-12900H vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
28,172 (-13.1%)
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26,239 (-19.1%)
Intel Core i9-12900HX vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
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Intel Core i9-13900H vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
29,207 (-9.9%)
Intel Core i9-12900HK vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
27,829 (-14.2%)
Intel Core i7-13700H vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
27,452 (-15.3%)
Intel Core i7-12800H vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
24,971 (-23.0%)
Intel Core i7-13700HX vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
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Intel Core i7-13650HX vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
31,666 (-2.3%)
Intel Core i7-13800H vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
27,188 (-16.2%)
Intel Core i7-13620H vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
25,705 (-20.7%)

Is the Intel Core i9-12950HX Good for Gaming?
As of 20th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
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