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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 relatively new 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 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) i9-12950HX, 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12950HX

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 54.95

Overall Rank:
264th fastest in multithreading out of 4757 CPUs
133rd fastest in single threading out of 4757 CPUs
17th fastest in out of 1413 Laptop CPUs

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

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
Single Thread Rating

Samples: 386*
*Margin for error: Low

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

Integer Math112,448 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math82,558 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers138 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting42,304 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption21,906 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression375,901 KBytes/Sec
Physics2,132 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions22,596 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,827 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 14th of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-12950HX

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 13th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 13th of July 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 i9-12950HX
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2135308 - Jul 01 2024
BL2133557 - Jun 28 2024
BL2130556 - Jun 24 2024
BL2130522 - Jun 24 2024
BL2121161 - Jun 11 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-12950HX
As of 15th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12950HX
Intel Core i9-12900H vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
28,097 (-13.3%)
Intel Core i7-12700H vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
26,223 (-19.1%)
Intel Core i9-12900HX vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
34,170 (+5.4%)
Intel Core i7-12800HX vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
32,419 (0.0%)
Intel Core i9-13900H vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
29,011 (-10.5%)
Intel Core i9-12900HK vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
27,604 (-14.9%)
Intel Core i7-13700H vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
27,372 (-15.6%)
Intel Core i7-12800H vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
24,828 (-23.4%)
Intel Core i7-13700HX vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
33,926 (+4.6%)
Intel Core i7-13650HX vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
31,593 (-2.6%)
Intel Core i7-13800H vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
26,962 (-16.8%)
Intel Core i7-13620H vs Intel Core i9-12950HX
25,328 (-21.9%)

Is the Intel Core i9-12950HX Good for Gaming?
As of 15th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
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