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Intel Core i7-12700K CPU – Socket LGA1700 12th Gen Alder Lake 12 Core Processor

  • Cores: 12
  • Threads: 20
  • Single P-core Max/Base Clock Speed: 5.0/3.6GHz
  • Single E-core Max/Base Clock Speed: 3.8/2.7GHz

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MPN: BX8071512700K SKU: CPU-INTEL-12700K-1

GTIN: 5032037233989

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Product Description

Built for the next generation of gaming, the Intel Core i7-12700K Desktop Processor gives the perfectionist gamer the power and performance to get fully immersed in new worlds. The revolutionary Intel processor architecture always focuses on what matters most – gaming. Take advantage of blazing-fast clock speeds up to 5.0GHz, as well as 12 cores and 20 threads optimised for both performance and efficiency.

The 12th Generations CPU’s are compatible with most 600 series motherboards and support PCIe Gen 5, you can also take advantage of DDR5 memory and great features like Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0.

Specifications

  • Cores: 12
  • Threads: 20
  • Single P-core Max/Base Clock Speed: 5.0/3.6GHz
  • Single E-core Max/Base Clock Speed: 3.8/2.7GHz
  • Cache: 25MB Intel Smart Cache
  • L2 Cache: 12MB
  • Power Consumption: 125W
  • Mother­board compati­bility: 600 Series Chipset
  • Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
  • Memory Types: DDR5 4800, DDR4 3200
  • Intel UHD Graphics 770
  • Unlocked & Overclockable

12/20

Cores/Threads

3.6GHz

Base Clock

5.0GHz

Boost Clock

LGA1700

Socket

About the Intel Core i7-12700K 12th Gen Alder Lake 12 Core Processor

Intel Core i7-12700K Box View
Intel Core i7-12700K Box View

Revolutionary Performance and Multitasking

Intel’s new performance hybrid architecture integrates two core families into a single CPU, keeping everything in your gaming universe running smoothly. The Intel Thread Director prioritses and manages workloads, sending tasks to the best core for the job.

Intel Core i7-12700KF Cover View

8 Performance Cores

P-cores are built for performance across single and lightly-threaded workloads, enhancing activities like gaming and productivity.

4 Efficient Cores

E-cores are optimised for multi-threaded performance, minimising interruptions from secondary tasks.

Intel Core i7-12700K Cover View

Ready for What’s Next

The Intel Core i7-12700K’s newly-developed architecture also features compatibility with the latest platform innovations to give you the performance to improve every aspect of your PC. Support for ultra-responsive storage in the form of PCIe Gen 5 and DDR5 allows you to upgrade your system with high-performance components like memory and graphics.

Intel Core i7-12700 Cover View

Best-In-Class Connectivity

Class-leading connectivity is also available via Thunderbolt 4 and Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) support, so you can optimise your gaming space with all your key accessories and peripherals, while also taking advantage of exceptionally efficient and remarkably stable transfer speeds.

Streamlined Overclocking

Separate overclocking controls for both types of Intel Core i7-12700K’s cores gives you nuanced personalisation.

Product Specifications

Thermals & Cooling
Max Temp.

100 Celcius

Cooler Included

No

CPU Cache
L3 Cache

25MB

Cores
Manufacturer

Intel

Socket

LGA 1700

Model

12700K

Base Clock Speed

3.6 GHz

Boost Clock Speed

5.0 GHz

Number of Cores

12

Number of Threads

20

Architecture

Alder Lake

Manufacturing Process

10 nm

Unlocked

Yes

General Information
SKU

CPU-INTEL-12700K-1

MPN

BX8071512700K

GTIN

5032037233989

Weight

0.1 kg

Dimensions

12 × 10 × 5 cm