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Intel Core i9-12900F

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i9-12900F 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 i9-12900F Good for Gaming?

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

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1700

Total Cores: 16 Cores, 24 Threads

Performance Cores: 8 Cores, 16 Threads, 2.4 GHz Base, 5.1 GHz Turbo

Efficient Cores: 8 Cores, 8 Threads, 1.8 GHz Base, 3.8 GHz Turbo

Typical TDP: 65 W

TDP Up: 202 W

Cache Size: L1: 1408 KB, L2: 14.0 MB, L3: 30 MB

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) i9-12900F, 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900F

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 87.20

Overall Rank: 148

Last Price Change: $425.00 USD (2023-05-25)

Average CPU Mark
rating
37059

Single Thread Rating: 4082
Samples: 168*
*Margin for error: Low

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

Integer Math131,302 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math98,743 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers131 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting50,961 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption26,141 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression471,989 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,861 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions29,330 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,082 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th of September 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-12900F

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 24th of September 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of September 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$425.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$540.00 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 27th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,757
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,458
Intel Core i9-12900F
37,059
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,748
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,631
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,068
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,935
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,422
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,785
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,481
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,251
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 27th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
213.02
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.98
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.24
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.45
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.84
Intel Core i9-12900F
87.20
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.96
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.61
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 27th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,665
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,194
Intel Core i9-12900F
4,082
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,053
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,960
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,844
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,715
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,359
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,942
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,663
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,569
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i9-12900F
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1911300 - Sep 25 2023
34871
BL1906568 - Sep 18 2023
43337
BL1904738 - Sep 15 2023
39450
BL1904194 - Sep 15 2023
32466
BL1904101 - Sep 14 2023
35730
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-12900F
As of 27th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900F
37,059
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i9-12900F
41,458 (+11.9%)
Intel Core i9-12900KF vs Intel Core i9-12900F
41,248 (+11.3%)
Intel Core i7-12700K vs Intel Core i9-12900F
34,748 (-6.2%)
Intel Core i7-12700 vs Intel Core i9-12900F
30,963 (-16.4%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900F
34,706 (-6.4%)
Intel Core i9-12900KS vs Intel Core i9-12900F
44,293 (+19.5%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 vs Intel Core i9-12900F
35,123 (-5.2%)
Intel Core i9-12900 vs Intel Core i9-12900F
34,321 (-7.4%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900F
28,229 (-23.8%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT vs Intel Core i9-12900F
32,758 (-11.6%)
Intel Core i9-12900T vs Intel Core i9-12900F
30,078 (-18.8%)
Intel Core i7-13700F vs Intel Core i9-12900F
39,926 (+7.7%)

Is the Intel Core i9-12900F Good for Gaming?
As of 27th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,189
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,104
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,974
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,555
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,429
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,819
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,812
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,532
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,237
Intel Core i9-13900
6,923
Intel Core i9-13900F
6,888
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,854
Intel Core i9-12900F
5,193