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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: 85.08

Overall Rank: 120

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

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 4059
Samples: 3833*
*Margin for error: Low

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

Integer Math114,417 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math88,751 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers118 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting47 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption23,657 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression440.6 MBytes/Sec
Physics1,803 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions29,139 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,059 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 31st of March 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-12700K

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 28th of March 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 28th of March 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
BL1782791 - Mar 31 2023
BL1782766 - Mar 31 2023
BL1782736 - Mar 31 2023
BL1782723 - Mar 31 2023
BL1782651 - Mar 30 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-12700K
As of 31st of March 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-12700K
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i7-12700K
28,010 (-19.5%)
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i7-12700K
41,596 (+19.5%)
Intel Core i9-12900KF vs Intel Core i7-12700K
41,407 (+19.0%)
Intel Core i7-12700 vs Intel Core i7-12700K
31,176 (-10.4%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X vs Intel Core i7-12700K
39,279 (+12.9%)
Intel Core i9-12900F vs Intel Core i7-12700K
37,331 (+7.3%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X vs Intel Core i7-12700K
36,518 (+4.9%)
Intel Core i9-12900T vs Intel Core i7-12700K
31,411 (-9.7%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 vs Intel Core i7-12700K
35,551 (+2.2%)
Intel Core i7-12700KF vs Intel Core i7-12700K
34,592 (-0.6%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X vs Intel Core i7-12700K
28,082 (-19.3%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i7-12700K
26,833 (-22.9%)

Is the Intel Core i7-12700K Good for Gaming?
As of 31st of March 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
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Intel Core i9-13900KF
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900F
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
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Intel Core i7-13700KF
Intel Core i7-12700K