Intel Core i9 12950HX specifications and performance

Intel Core i9 12950HX is a 16 cores and 24 threads CPU processor produced by Intel. Intel Core i9 12950HX was released on 2022-05-10, 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 (32EU).

Basic Information

Vendor / Supplier Intel
Short name i9 12950hx
Release date 2022-05-10
CPU code name Alder Lake
Fabrication process 10nm (nanometer)
Instruction set architecture x86-64
Market Laptop
Integrated Graphics (iGPU) UHD Graphics (32EU)

CPU core specifications

Total number of cores 16 cores
Total number of threads 24 threads
Number of performance cores 8 cores
Number of performance core threads 16 threads
Performance core base frequency / main frequency 2.3GHz
Performance core maximum turbo frequency 5.0GHz
Number of energy efficiency cores 8 cores
Number of energy-efficient core threads 8 threads
Energy efficiency core basic frequency / main frequency 1.7GHz
Energy efficiency core maximum turbo frequency 3.6GHz

CPU cache and frequency

Bus frequency 100MHz
L1 Cache 80 KB
L2 Cache 1 MB
L3 Cache 30 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 BGA-1964
Default thermal design power / TDP PL1 45W
Maximum Turbo Power Consumption / TDP PL2 157W
Maximum temperature 100°C
PCIe interface PCIe 5.0
PCIe lane count 20

Integrated Graphics specifications

Integrated Graphics (iGPU) Intel UHD Graphics (32EU)
Base frequency 300MHz
Maximum acceleration frequency 1550MHz
Number of execution units 32
Stream Processors / Shading Units 256
Texture Units / TMUs 16
Raster Operations Units / ROPs 8
Total Graphics Power / TGP 45W
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 112 GOps/sec
Floating point math 83 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 139 Million Primes/sec (Millions find prime numbers per second)
Random string sorting 42.4 Million Strings/sec (Millions random string sorting per second)
Data encryption 21.9 GBytes/sec (Gigabits per second)
Data compression 376 MBytes/sec (megabits per second)
Physics simulation 2140 Frames/sec (FPS)
Extended instruction test 22.6 Billion Matrices/sec (Billions matrix operations per second)

GeekBench v6 performance test

Single core performance
Multi-core performance
File compression 1090 MB/sec (megabits per second)
clang compilation 119.5 Klines/sec (thousands lines per second)
HTML5 browsing 338.5 pages/sec (pages per second)
PDF rendering 426.1 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)
Text processing 259.2 pages/sec (pages per second)
Background blur 56.3 images/sec (images per second)
Photo processing 114.5 images/sec (images per second)
Ray tracing 27.9 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)