Intel Core i9-12900K

LGA 1700, 3.20 GHz, 16 -Core

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Intel Intel Core i9-12900K & Intel ARC A770 (LGA 1700, 3.20 GHz, 16 -Core)
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Intel Intel Core i9-12900K & Intel ARC A770

LGA 1700, 3.20 GHz, 16 -Core

Processor family: Intel Core i9 (12xxx), Number of processor cores: 16, Memory speed: 4800 MHz, Clock frequency: 3.2 GHz, Integrated graphics: Yes, Power dissipation (TDP): 125 W.

Key specifications

Processor family
Core i9 12th Gen
Number of processor cores
16 -Core
Max. TDP
125 W
Number of threads
PCI express version (max.)
Item number

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Overall ratingVery good93/100
CT Magazin Logo
CT MagazinSingle testReleaseJune 2022

The two completely different approaches of AMD and Intel are only partially successful. Intel's Core i9-12900KS is brazenly overpriced compared to the extra performance it offers, a clear candidate for users who only want to buy the top model on principle. AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X3D costs a little more in percentage terms compared to the standard variant, but also offers more benefits to gamers with an...

Very good100/100
PCgo Logo
PCgoSingle testReleaseFebruary 2022

Even without measurements with additional background jobs, the Core i9-12900K jumps onto the winner's podium. The new CPU from Intel brings an enormous amount of computing power.