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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 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: 30 MB

Cache per Eff. CPU Package:
Eff. L1 Instruction Cache: 8 x 64 KB
Eff. L1 Data Cache: 8 x 32 KB
Eff. L2 Cache: 2 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) i9-12900, 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 74.98

Overall Rank: 229

Last Price Change: $458.00 USD (2024-05-07)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 4050
Samples: 497*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i9-12900

Integer Math129,195 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math93,098 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers124 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting45,387 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption23,758 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression417,630 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,763 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions25,370 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,050 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 22nd of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-12900

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 22nd of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 22nd of May 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 i9-12900
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2105125 - May 20 2024
BL2101072 - May 14 2024
BL2099254 - May 12 2024
BL2099046 - May 12 2024
BL2098729 - May 11 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-12900
As of 22nd of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900
Intel Core i7-12700K vs Intel Core i9-12900
34,631 (+0.8%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900
34,355 (+0.0%)
Intel Core i9-12900F vs Intel Core i9-12900
36,981 (+7.7%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900
28,288 (-17.6%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT vs Intel Core i9-12900
32,737 (-4.7%)
Intel Core i9-12900T vs Intel Core i9-12900
30,113 (-12.3%)
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i9-12900
41,385 (+20.5%)
Intel Core i9-12900KF vs Intel Core i9-12900
41,128 (+19.8%)
Intel Core i7-13700F vs Intel Core i9-12900
39,079 (+13.8%)
Intel Core i7-13700 vs Intel Core i9-12900
37,376 (+8.8%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X vs Intel Core i9-12900
35,968 (+4.7%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X vs Intel Core i9-12900
32,655 (-4.9%)

Is the Intel Core i9-12900 Good for Gaming?
As of 22nd of May 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 i7-14700K
Intel Core i7-13790F
Intel Core i7-14700KF
Intel Core i9-12900