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Intel Core i7-12700

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

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

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 770

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1700

Total Cores: 12 Cores, 20 Threads

Performance Cores: 8 Cores, 16 Threads, 2.1 GHz Base, 4.9 GHz Turbo

Efficient Cores: 4 Cores, 4 Threads, 1.6 GHz Base, 3.6 GHz Turbo

Typical TDP: 65 W

TDP Up: 180 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: 25 MB

Cache per Eff. CPU Package:
Eff. L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 64 KB
Eff. L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
Eff. L2 Cache: 1 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) i7-12700, 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 116.17

Overall Rank:
284th fastest in multithreading out of 4761 CPUs
107th fastest in single threading out of 4761 CPUs
91st fastest in out of 1368 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $264.99 USD (2024-06-25)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
Single Thread Rating

Samples: 2936*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-12700

Integer Math107,461 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math82,145 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers103 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting39,770 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption20,545 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression383,807 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,571 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions24,677 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,912 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-12700

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 19th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of July 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 i7-12700
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2148031 - Jul 18 2024
BL2147678 - Jul 18 2024
BL2147308 - Jul 17 2024
BL2146903 - Jul 17 2024
BL2146814 - Jul 16 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-12700
As of 20th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-12700
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i7-12700
28,281 (-8.1%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X vs Intel Core i7-12700
35,931 (+16.7%)
Intel Core i7-12700KF vs Intel Core i7-12700
34,403 (+11.8%)
Intel Core i7-12700F vs Intel Core i7-12700
30,647 (-0.4%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 vs Intel Core i7-12700
34,546 (+12.2%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i7-12700
26,678 (-13.3%)
Intel Core i9-11900K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-12700
25,283 (-17.9%)
Intel Core i7-11700KF @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-12700
23,972 (-22.1%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X vs Intel Core i7-12700
23,161 (-24.8%)
Intel Core i5-13600K vs Intel Core i7-12700
38,043 (+23.6%)
Intel Core i5-13600KF vs Intel Core i7-12700
37,852 (+23.0%)
Intel Core i5-13500 vs Intel Core i7-12700
31,983 (+3.9%)

Is the Intel Core i7-12700 Good for Gaming?
As of 20th of July 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 i7-13790F
Intel Core i7-14700K
Intel Core i7-14700KF
Intel Core i7-12700