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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.
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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


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: 77.29

Overall Rank: 109

Last Price Change: $482.98 USD (2023-03-29)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 4096
Samples: 124*
*Margin for error: Low

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

Integer Math132,239 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math99,617 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers130 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting52 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption26,397 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression467.2 MBytes/Sec
Physics1,847 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions29,434 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,096 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of March 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-12900F

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 26th of March 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th 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 i9-12900F
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1776310 - Mar 23 2023
BL1776047 - Mar 22 2023
BL1775269 - Mar 22 2023
BL1775192 - Mar 21 2023
BL1769220 - Mar 14 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-12900F
As of 29th of March 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900F
Intel Core i9-12900KF vs Intel Core i9-12900F
41,401 (+10.9%)
Intel Core i7-12700K vs Intel Core i9-12900F
34,797 (-6.8%)
Intel Core i9-12900KS vs Intel Core i9-12900F
44,546 (+19.3%)
Intel Core i9-12900 vs Intel Core i9-12900F
34,774 (-6.8%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900F
28,008 (-25.0%)
Intel Core i9-12900T vs Intel Core i9-12900F
31,411 (-15.9%)
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i9-12900F
41,595 (+11.4%)
Intel Core i7-12700 vs Intel Core i9-12900F
31,181 (-16.5%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X vs Intel Core i9-12900F
45,902 (+23.0%)
Intel Core i7-13700F vs Intel Core i9-12900F
42,577 (+14.1%)
Intel Core i7-13700 vs Intel Core i9-12900F
39,638 (+6.2%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT vs Intel Core i9-12900F
32,815 (-12.1%)

Is the Intel Core i9-12900F Good for Gaming?
As of 29th of March 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i9-13900T
Intel Core i9-13900KF
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900F
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
Intel Core i7-13700K
Intel Core i5-13600K
Intel Core i7-13700KF
Intel Core i9-12900F