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Intel Core i9-12900KF

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i9-12900KF 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.
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Is the Intel Core i9-12900KF Good for Gaming?

This is relatively new CPU that contains 16 Cores and 24 Threads. The Intel Core i9-12900KF 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 i9-12900KF


Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1700

Total Cores: 16 Cores, 24 Threads

Performance Cores: 8 Cores, 16 Threads, 3.2 GHz Base, 5.2 GHz Turbo

Efficient Cores: 8 Cores, 8 Threads, 2.4 GHz Base, 3.9 GHz Turbo

Typical TDP: 241 W

TDP Down: 125 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)

Other names: 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-12900KF, 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900KF

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2021

CPUmark/$Price: 150.66

Overall Rank: 175

Last Price Change: $272.98 USD (2024-05-24)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 4166
Samples: 1602*
*Margin for error: Low

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i9-12900KF

Integer Math138,906 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math105,921 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers144 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting57,358 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption29,630 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression539,643 KBytes/Sec
Physics2,108 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions33,855 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,166 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 28th of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-12900KF

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 29th of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th 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 i9-12900KF
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2110594 - May 27 2024
BL2109664 - May 26 2024
BL2109546 - May 26 2024
BL2109440 - May 26 2024
BL2109378 - May 25 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-12900KF
As of 29th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900KF
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
41,386 (+0.6%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
35,963 (-12.6%)
Intel Core i7-13700K vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
46,546 (+13.2%)
Intel Core i7-13700KF vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
46,356 (+12.7%)
Intel Core i9-12900KS vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
44,042 (+7.1%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
39,182 (-4.7%)
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
28,285 (-31.2%)
Intel Core i5-13600K vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
38,102 (-7.4%)
Intel Core i5-13600KF vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
37,872 (-7.9%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
34,608 (-15.9%)
Intel Core i7-12700K vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
34,629 (-15.8%)
Intel Core i7-12700KF vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
34,456 (-16.2%)

Is the Intel Core i9-12900KF Good for Gaming?
As of 29th 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 i9-12900KF