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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.
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Is the Intel Core i9-12900 Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new 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 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) i9-12900, 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2022

CPUmark/$Price: 76.36

Overall Rank: 220

Last Price Change: $449.99 USD (2023-05-27)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 4050
Samples: 482*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i9-12900

Integer Math129,223 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math93,220 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers124 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting45,531 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption23,788 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression418,414 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,756 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions25,427 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,050 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 13th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-12900

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 10th of April 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 10th of April 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 i9-12900
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2071541 - Apr 06 2024
BL2069130 - Apr 03 2024
BL2067631 - Apr 02 2024
BL2061533 - Mar 26 2024
BL2061467 - Mar 26 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-12900
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i9-12900
41,362 (+20.4%)
Intel Core i9-12900KF vs Intel Core i9-12900
41,159 (+19.8%)
Intel Core i7-12700K vs Intel Core i9-12900
34,652 (+0.8%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900
34,386 (+0.1%)
Intel Core i9-12900F vs Intel Core i9-12900
36,971 (+7.6%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900
28,303 (-17.6%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT vs Intel Core i9-12900
32,738 (-4.7%)
Intel Core i9-12900T vs Intel Core i9-12900
30,113 (-12.4%)
Intel Core i7-13700F vs Intel Core i9-12900
39,262 (+14.3%)
Intel Core i7-13700 vs Intel Core i9-12900
37,647 (+9.6%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X vs Intel Core i9-12900
36,021 (+4.8%)
Intel Core i7-12700KF vs Intel Core i9-12900
34,464 (+0.3%)

Is the Intel Core i9-12900 Good for Gaming?
As of 14th of April 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
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
Intel Core i7-13790F
Intel Core i7-14700K
Intel Core i9-12900