Intel Core i7 12700K specifications and performance

Intel Core i7 12700K is a 12 cores and 20 threads CPU processor produced by Intel. Intel Core i7 12700K was released on 2021-10-27, the fabrication process is 10nm (nanometer), the CPU codename is Alder Lake, the instruction set architecture is x86-64, and the CPU's integrated graphics (iGPU) is UHD Graphics 770.

Basic Information

Vendor / Supplier Intel
Short name i7 12700k
Release date 2021-10-27
CPU code name Alder Lake
Fabrication process 10nm (nanometer)
Instruction set architecture x86-64
Market Desktop
Integrated Graphics (iGPU) UHD Graphics 770

CPU core specifications

Total number of cores 12 cores
Total number of threads 20 threads
Number of performance cores 8 cores
Number of performance core threads 16 threads
Performance core base frequency / main frequency 3.6GHz
Performance core maximum turbo frequency 4.9GHz
Number of energy efficiency cores 4 cores
Number of energy-efficient core threads 4 threads
Energy efficiency core basic frequency / main frequency 2.7GHz
Energy efficiency core maximum turbo frequency 3.8GHz

CPU cache and frequency

Bus frequency 100MHz
L1 Cache 80 KB
L2 Cache 12 MB
L3 Cache 25 MB
Unlock multiplier Yes

Memory specifications

Maximum supported memory 128GB
Memory frequency support
  • - DDR5-4800MHz
  • - DDR4-3200MHz
Maximum number of memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 76.8GB/s
ECC support Yes

Package specifications

CPU Socket LGA-1700
Default thermal design power / TDP PL1 125W
Maximum Turbo Power Consumption / TDP PL2 190W
Maximum temperature 100°C
PCIe interface PCIe 5.0
PCIe lane count 20

Integrated Graphics specifications

Integrated Graphics (iGPU) Intel UHD Graphics 770
Base frequency 300MHz
Maximum acceleration frequency 1500MHz
Number of execution units 32
Stream Processors / Shading Units 256
Texture Units / TMUs 16
Raster Operations Units / ROPs 8
Total Graphics Power / TGP 15W
FP32 computing performance

Cinebench R23 performance test

Single core performance score
Multi-core performance score

PassMark performance test

Single core performance score
Multi-core performance score
Integer math 114 GOps/sec
Floating point math 88 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 116 Million Primes/sec (Millions find prime numbers per second)
Random string sorting 46.1 Million Strings/sec (Millions random string sorting per second)
Data encryption 23.6 GBytes/sec (Gigabits per second)
Data compression 449.6 MBytes/sec (megabits per second)
Physics simulation 1803 Frames/sec (FPS)
Extended instruction test 29.1 Billion Matrices/sec (Billions matrix operations per second)

GeekBench v6 performance test

Single core performance
Multi-core performance
File compression 1230 MB/sec (megabits per second)
clang compilation 122.3 Klines/sec (thousands lines per second)
HTML5 browsing 382.6 pages/sec (pages per second)
PDF rendering 374.5 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)
Text processing 267.6 pages/sec (pages per second)
Background blur 55.9 images/sec (images per second)
Photo processing 98.2 images/sec (images per second)
Ray tracing 29.6 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)