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Intel Core i7-12700K

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-12700K 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 i7-12700K Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new CPU that contains 12 Cores and 20 Threads. The Intel Core i7-12700K 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 i7-12700K

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 770

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1700

Total Cores: 12 Cores, 20 Threads

Performance Cores: 8 Cores, 16 Threads, 3.6 GHz Base, 5.0 GHz Turbo

Efficient Cores: 4 Cores, 4 Threads, 2.7 GHz Base, 3.8 GHz Turbo

Typical TDP: 190 W

TDP Down: 125 W

Cache Size: L1: 1024 KB, L2: 12.0 MB, L3: 25 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) i7-12700K, 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700K

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2021

CPUmark/$Price: 84.96

Overall Rank: 157

Last Price Change: $409.00 USD (2021-10-01)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 4053
Samples: 4906*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-12700K

Integer Math114,440 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math88,641 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers117 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting46,521 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption23,624 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression450,458 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,800 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions29,107 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,053 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 21st of September 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-12700K

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 19th of September 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of September 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 i7-12700K
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1908632 - Sep 21 2023
BL1908234 - Sep 20 2023
BL1908129 - Sep 20 2023
BL1908118 - Sep 20 2023
BL1907940 - Sep 20 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-12700K
As of 22nd of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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Intel Core i7-12700K
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i7-12700K
41,475 (+19.4%)
Intel Core i9-12900KF vs Intel Core i7-12700K
41,244 (+18.7%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X vs Intel Core i7-12700K
36,358 (+4.6%)
Intel Core i7-12700 vs Intel Core i7-12700K
30,970 (-10.9%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D vs Intel Core i7-12700K
34,723 (-0.1%)
Intel Core i9-12900F vs Intel Core i7-12700K
37,072 (+6.7%)
Intel Core i9-12900 vs Intel Core i7-12700K
34,517 (-0.7%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i7-12700K
28,225 (-18.8%)
Intel Core i5-13600K vs Intel Core i7-12700K
38,347 (+10.4%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 vs Intel Core i7-12700K
35,121 (+1.1%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT vs Intel Core i7-12700K
32,761 (-5.7%)
Intel Core i9-12900T vs Intel Core i7-12700K
30,078 (-13.4%)

Is the Intel Core i7-12700K Good for Gaming?
As of 22nd of September 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
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KF
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900
Intel Core i9-13900F
Intel Core i7-13700K
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
Intel Core i7-12700K