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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.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i9-12900 Good for Gaming?

This is a newly released 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 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) i9-12900, 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 68.50

Overall Rank: 109

Last Price Change: $510.98 USD (2023-01-20)

Average CPU Mark
rating
35003

Single Thread Rating: 4087
Samples: 258*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i9-12900

Integer Math129,998 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math93,970 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers128 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting47 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption24,271 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression418.6 MBytes/Sec
Physics1,814 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions26,000 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,087 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 31st of January 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-12900

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 31st of January 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 31st 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 i9-12900
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1734106 - Feb 01 2023
42631
BL1733930 - Jan 31 2023
29665
BL1733409 - Jan 31 2023
30310
BL1733274 - Jan 30 2023
34296
BL1732435 - Jan 29 2023
32477
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-12900
As of 1st of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900
35,003
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i9-12900
41,579 (+18.8%)
Intel Core i9-12900KF vs Intel Core i9-12900
41,469 (+18.5%)
Intel Core i7-12700K vs Intel Core i9-12900
34,752 (-0.7%)
Intel Core i9-12900F vs Intel Core i9-12900
37,254 (+6.4%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900
27,881 (-20.3%)
Intel Core i9-12900T vs Intel Core i9-12900
31,592 (-9.7%)
Intel Core i7-12700KF vs Intel Core i9-12900
34,532 (-1.3%)
Intel Core i7-12700 vs Intel Core i9-12900
31,121 (-11.1%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X vs Intel Core i9-12900
26,735 (-23.6%)
Intel Core i7-13700 vs Intel Core i9-12900
39,657 (+13.3%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT vs Intel Core i9-12900
32,827 (-6.2%)
Intel Core i9-12900KS vs Intel Core i9-12900
44,558 (+27.3%)


Is the Intel Core i9-12900 Good for Gaming?
As of 1st of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
8,921
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,633
Intel Core i9-13900F
8,178
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,792
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,547
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
7,106
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
6,697
Intel Core i7-13700K
6,671
Intel Core i5-13600K
6,639
Intel Core i5-13600KF
6,518
Intel Core i7-13700F
6,510
Intel Core i9-12900KS
6,437
Intel Core i9-12900
5,117