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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.
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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 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)

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: 103.86

Overall Rank: 100

Last Price Change: $398.99 USD (2023-05-30)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 4189
Samples: 1192*
*Margin for error: Low

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

Integer Math139,011 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math106,222 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers148 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting57,940 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption29,803 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression541,045 KBytes/Sec
Physics2,154 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions33,898 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread4,189 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 1st of June 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-12900KF

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 30th of May 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 30th of May 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 i9-12900KF
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1830806 - Jun 01 2023
BL1830336 - May 31 2023
BL1829690 - May 30 2023
BL1828407 - May 28 2023
BL1827773 - May 27 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-12900KF
As of 1st of June 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-12900KF
Intel Core i9-12900K vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
41,608 (+0.4%)
Intel Core i7-12700K vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
34,811 (-16.0%)
Intel Core i7-12700 vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
31,131 (-24.9%)
Intel Core i7-13700K vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
47,051 (+13.5%)
Intel Core i9-12900KS vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
44,359 (+7.0%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
39,313 (-5.1%)
Intel Core i9-12900F vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
37,250 (-10.1%)
Intel Core i9-12900 vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
34,756 (-16.1%)
Intel Core i5-13600K vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
38,508 (-7.1%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
35,561 (-14.2%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
35,102 (-15.3%)
Intel Core i9-12900T vs Intel Core i9-12900KF
31,477 (-24.0%)

Is the Intel Core i9-12900KF Good for Gaming?
As of 1st of June 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i9-13900KF
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900T
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
Intel Core i7-13700K
Intel Core i5-13600K
Intel Core i5-13600KF
Intel Core i9-12900KF