INTEL CORE I7-12900KF – CORE i7 12th Gen ALDER LAKE 16-CORE (8P+8E) 3.2 GHz LGA 1700 125W
3 YEARS WARRANTY
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900KF desktop processor
Built for the next generation of gaming.
Revolutionary performance and multitasking.
With the highest clock speeds and a groundbreaking new architecture, you’ll be able to push your gameplay to new heights while secondary apps run seamlessly in the background.
Up to5.2 GHz Max Clock Speed1
16 on Performance-cores
8 on Efficient-cores
Unlocked and overclockable2
Single P-core Max/Base Clock Speed: 5.2/3.2 GHz
Single E-core Max/Base Clock Speed: 3.9/2.4 GHz
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
Processor base power: 125W
Intel® Smart Cache: 30MB
Motherboard compatibility: 600 series3
Total CPU PCIe lanes: 20
Memory speed: DDR5
Discrete graphics card required
Divide and conquer.
Intel’s new performance hybrid architecture integrates two core families into a single CPU, keeping everything in your gaming universe running smoothly.
Intel® Thread Director
Prioritizes and manages workloads, sending tasks to the best core for the job.4
P-cores are built for performance across single and lightly-threaded workloads, enhancing activities like gaming and productivity.
E-cores are optimized for multi‑threaded performance, minimizing interruptions from secondary tasks.
Performance beyond the cores.
The new processor architecture is also compatible with the latest platform innovations, giving you performance improvements throughout your PC.
Ready for what’s next
Support for PCIe Gen 5 and DDR5 for high-performance components like memory and graphics.
Thunderbolt™ 4 technology and Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) deliver fast transfer speeds and connections to peripherals.5
Separate overclocking controls for both types of cores gives you nuanced personalization.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CORE I9-12900KF
|Series||Core i9 12th Gen|
|CPU Socket Type||LGA 1700|
|Core Name||Alder Lake|
|# of Cores||16-Core (8P+8E)|
|# of Threads||24|
|Operating Frequency||P-core Base Frequency: 3.2 GHz
E-core Base Frequency: 2.4 GHz
|Max Turbo Frequency||Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Frequency: Up to 5.2 GHz
Single P-core Turbo Frequency: Up to 5.1 GHz
Single E-core Turbo Frequency: Up to 3.9 GHz
|Manufacturing Tech||Intel 7|
|Memory Types||DDR4 3200 / DDR5 4800|
|Virtualization Technology Support||Yes|
|PCI Express Revision||5.0|
|Max Number of PCI Express Lanes||20|
|Thermal Design Power||Processor Base Power: 125W
Maximum Turbo Power: 241W
|Cooling Device||Cooling device not included – Processor Only|
|Date First Available||November 27, 2021|