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Intel Core i7-12700

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i7-12700 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 i7-12700 Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new CPU that contains 12 Cores and 20 Threads. The Intel Core i7-12700 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 i7-12700

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 770

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1700

Total Cores: 12 Cores, 20 Threads

Performance Cores: 8 Cores, 16 Threads, 2.1 GHz Base, 4.9 GHz Turbo

Efficient Cores: 4 Cores, 4 Threads, 1.6 GHz Base, 3.6 GHz Turbo

Typical TDP: 65 W

TDP Up: 180 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: 25 MB

Cache per Eff. CPU Package:
Eff. L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 64 KB
Eff. L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
Eff. L2 Cache: 1 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) i7-12700, 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 116.06

Overall Rank: 273

Last Price Change: $265.48 USD (2024-05-17)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 3914
Samples: 2816*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-12700

Integer Math107,438 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math82,124 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers104 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting39,842 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption20,562 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression384,170 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,575 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions24,705 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread3,914 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 28th of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-12700

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 24th of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th 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 i7-12700
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2110028 - May 26 2024
BL2109743 - May 26 2024
BL2109737 - May 26 2024
BL2109350 - May 25 2024
BL2109254 - May 25 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-12700
As of 28th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-12700
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i7-12700
28,285 (-8.2%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X vs Intel Core i7-12700
35,963 (+16.7%)
Intel Core i7-12700F vs Intel Core i7-12700
30,651 (-0.5%)
AMD Ryzen 5 7600X vs Intel Core i7-12700
28,547 (-7.4%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 vs Intel Core i7-12700
34,608 (+12.3%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i7-12700
26,708 (-13.3%)
Intel Core i9-11900K @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i7-12700
25,313 (-17.8%)
Intel Core i7-11700K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-12700
24,639 (-20.0%)
Intel Core i7-11700KF @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i7-12700
23,999 (-22.1%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X vs Intel Core i7-12700
23,170 (-24.8%)
Intel Core i5-13600K vs Intel Core i7-12700
38,102 (+23.7%)
Intel Core i5-13600KF vs Intel Core i7-12700
37,872 (+22.9%)

Is the Intel Core i7-12700 Good for Gaming?
As of 28th 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 i7-12700