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Intel Core i9-12950HX

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i9-12950HX 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 i9-12950HX Good for Gaming?

This is a newly released CPU that contains 16 Cores and 24 Threads. The Intel Core i9-12950HX 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 i9-12950HX

Description: Intel UHD Graphics for 12th Gen Intel Processors

Class: Laptop

Socket: FCBGA1964

Total Cores: 16 Cores, 24 Threads

Performance Cores: 8 Cores, 16 Threads, 2.5 GHz Base, 5.0 GHz Turbo

Efficient Cores: 8 Cores, 8 Threads, 2.5 GHz Base, 3.6 GHz Turbo

Typical TDP: 55 W

TDP Down: 45 W

TDP Up: 157 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) i9-12950HX, 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12950HX

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 55.44

Overall Rank: 128

Last Price Change: $590.00 USD (2022-04-01)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3888
Samples: 158*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i9-12950HX

Integer Math111,778 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math82,602 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers144 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting43 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption21,944 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression370.2 MBytes/Sec
Physics2,189 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions22,681 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,888 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 31st of January 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-12950HX

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 26th of January 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of January 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 i9-12950HX
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1733003 - Jan 30 2023
BL1732904 - Jan 30 2023
BL1730032 - Jan 26 2023
BL1728780 - Jan 25 2023
BL1728342 - Jan 24 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
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As of 1st of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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Is the Intel Core i9-12950HX Good for Gaming?
As of 1st of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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