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Intel Core i9-12900

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

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

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 770

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, ECC Supported)

Other names: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-12900, 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 64.59

Overall Rank: 121

Last Price Change: $537.98 USD (2023-03-31)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 4075
Samples: 318*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i9-12900

Integer Math129,714 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math93,635 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers127 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting46 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption24,042 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression414.5 MBytes/Sec
Physics1,787 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions25,791 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,075 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 31st of March 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-12900

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 i9-12900
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1781919 - Mar 30 2023
BL1781788 - Mar 29 2023
BL1781308 - Mar 29 2023
BL1781057 - Mar 29 2023
BL1780591 - Mar 28 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-12900
As of 31st of March 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i9-12900
41,596 (+19.7%)
Intel Core i7-12700K vs Intel Core i9-12900
34,799 (+0.1%)
Intel Core i9-12900F vs Intel Core i9-12900
37,331 (+7.4%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900
28,010 (-19.4%)
Intel Core i9-12900T vs Intel Core i9-12900
31,411 (-9.6%)
Intel Core i9-12900KF vs Intel Core i9-12900
41,407 (+19.2%)
Intel Core i7-12700KF vs Intel Core i9-12900
34,592 (-0.5%)
Intel Core i7-12700 vs Intel Core i9-12900
31,176 (-10.3%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i9-12900
26,833 (-22.8%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT vs Intel Core i9-12900
32,815 (-5.6%)
Intel Core i7-13700K vs Intel Core i9-12900
47,020 (+35.3%)
Intel Core i9-12900KS vs Intel Core i9-12900
44,546 (+28.2%)

Is the Intel Core i9-12900 Good for Gaming?
As of 31st 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 i9-12900