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Intel Core i9-12900K CPU – Socket LGA1700 12th Gen Alder Lake 16 Core Processor

  • Cores: 16
  • Threads: 24
  • Single P-core Max/Base Clock Speed: 5.1/3.2GHz
  • Single E-core Max/Base Clock Speed: 3.9/2.4GHz

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MPN: BX8071512900K SKU: CPU-INTEL-12900K

GTIN: 5032037234641

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Product Description

Built for the next generation of gaming, the Intel Core i9-12900K 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 5.2GHz, as well as 8 P-cores, 8 E-cores, and 24 total threads, delivering a new level of performance for gaming, creation and productivity.

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: 16
  • Threads: 24
  • Single P-core Max/Base Clock Speed: 5.1/3.2GHz
  • Single E-core Max/Base Clock Speed: 3.9/2.4GHz
  • Cache: 30MB Intel Smart Cache
  • L2 Cache: 14MB
  • 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

16/24

Cores/Threads

3.2GHz

Base Clock

5.1GHz

Boost Clock

LGA1700

Socket

About the Intel Core i9-12900K 12th Gen Alder Lake 16 Core Processor

Intel Core i9-12900K Box View
Intel Core i9-12900K 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.

8 Efficient Cores

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

Intel Core i9-12900K Cover View

Ready for What’s Next

The Intel Core i9-12900K’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 i9-12900K’s cores gives you nuanced personalisation.

Product Specifications

Thermals & Cooling
Max Temp.

100°C

Cooler Included

No

CPU Cache
L3 Cache

30MB

Cores
Manufacturer

Intel

Socket

LGA 1700

Model

12900K

Base Clock Speed

3.2 GHz

Boost Clock Speed

5.1 GHz
Turbo Boost Max: 5.2 GHz

Number of Cores

16

Number of Threads

24

Architecture

Alder Lake

Manufacturing Process

10 nm

Unlocked

Yes

General Information
SKU

CPU-INTEL-12900K

MPN

BX8071512900K

GTIN

5032037234641

Weight

0.5 kg

Dimensions

12 × 10 × 5 cm