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Intel Core i7-12700K

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

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

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 770

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1700

Total Cores: 12 Cores, 20 Threads

Performance Cores: 8 Cores, 16 Threads, 3.6 GHz Base, 5.0 GHz Turbo

Efficient Cores: 4 Cores, 4 Threads, 2.7 GHz Base, 3.8 GHz Turbo

Typical TDP: 190 W

TDP Down: 125 W

Cache Size: L1: 1024 KB, L2: 12.0 MB, L3: 25 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) i7-12700K, 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700K

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2021

CPUmark/$Price: 84.98

Overall Rank: 114

Last Price Change: $409.00 USD (2021-10-01)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 4060
Samples: 3448*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i7-12700K

Integer Math114,213 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math88,669 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers118 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting46 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption23,623 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression440.1 MBytes/Sec
Physics1,804 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions29,110 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,060 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 7th of February 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i7-12700K

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 7th of February 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 7th of February 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 i7-12700K
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1739210 - Feb 07 2023 [Overclocked]
BL1739193 - Feb 07 2023
BL1739135 - Feb 07 2023 [Overclocked]
BL1739063 - Feb 06 2023
BL1739050 - Feb 06 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i7-12700K
As of 7th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i7-12700K
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i7-12700K
27,860 (-19.8%)
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i7-12700K
41,589 (+19.7%)
Intel Core i9-12900KF vs Intel Core i7-12700K
41,421 (+19.2%)
Intel Core i7-12700 vs Intel Core i7-12700K
31,142 (-10.4%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X vs Intel Core i7-12700K
39,272 (+13.0%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X vs Intel Core i7-12700K
36,448 (+4.9%)
Intel Core i9-12900T vs Intel Core i7-12700K
31,592 (-9.1%)
Intel Core i7-12700KF vs Intel Core i7-12700K
34,532 (-0.6%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X vs Intel Core i7-12700K
32,738 (-5.8%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X vs Intel Core i7-12700K
28,086 (-19.2%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i7-12700K
26,751 (-23.0%)
Intel Core i7-13700 vs Intel Core i7-12700K
40,028 (+15.2%)

Is the Intel Core i7-12700K Good for Gaming?
As of 7th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
Intel Core i9-13900KS
Intel Core i9-13900F
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i9-13900KF
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
Intel Core i7-13700K
Intel Core i5-13600K
Intel Core i5-13600KF
Intel Core i7-13700KF
Intel Core i9-12900KS
Intel Core i7-12700K