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.
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
About the Intel Core i9-12900K 12th Gen Alder Lake 16 Core Processor
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.
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.
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.
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.
Separate overclocking controls for both types of Intel Core i9-12900K’s cores gives you nuanced personalisation.