Intel 12th Gen Core Alder Lake Desktop Processors Launched (Core i9-12900K, Core i7-12700K, Core i5-12600K)


Intel 12th Gen Core Alder Lake-S processors

Intel has introduced few days ago its new 12th Gen Intel Core processor family in this article. Today, the 12th Gen Core Alder Lake-S processors are launched and are available.

In few words, this new family is built on Intel 7 process (10nm), has an hybrid architecture with P-cores (Golden Cove high-performance cores) and E-cores (Gracemont power-efficient cores), supports both DDR4 and DDR5 memory, has support of PCIe 5.0, has a new UHD Graphics 770 GPU, and requires the new Z690 chipset.

Intel 12th Gen P-core and E-core

Intel Z690 chipset block diagram

 
Intel Core i9-12900K main specifications

  • Cores: 8 P-cores + 8 E-cores, 24 threads
  • Max P-core frequency: 5.1 GHz
  • Max E-core frequency: 3.9 GHz
  • L3 Cache: 30MB
  • L2 Cache: 14MB
  • Price: USD $600
  • Power (base / turbo): 125 W / 241 W
  • Socket: LGA 1700
  • GPU: UHD Graphics 770, 32 EUs, (HDMI: 4096×2160@60Hz, DP: 7680×4320@60Hz)
  • complete specs

 
Intel Core i7-12700K main specifications

  • Cores: 8 P-cores + 4 E-cores, 20 threads
  • Max P-core frequency: 4.9 GHz
  • Max E-core frequency: 3.8 GHz
  • L3 Cache: 25MB
  • L2 Cache: 12MB
  • Price: USD $420
  • Power (base / turbo): 125 W / 190 W
  • Socket: LGA 1700
  • GPU: UHD Graphics 770, 32 EUs, (HDMI: 4096×2160@60Hz, DP: 7680×4320@60Hz)
  • complete specs

 
Intel Core i5-12600K main specifications

  • Cores: 6 P-cores + 4 E-cores, 16 threads
  • Max P-core frequency: 4.9 GHz
  • Max E-core frequency: 3.7 GHz
  • L3 Cache: 20MB
  • L2 Cache: 9.5MB
  • Price: USD $300
  • Power (base / turbo): 125 W / 150 W
  • Socket: LGA 1700
  • GPU: UHD Graphics 770, 32 EUs, (HDMI: 4096×2160@60Hz, DP: 7680×4320@60Hz)
  • complete specs

 

Reviews

 
Some videos reviews:

Intel Did It: Core i9-12900K CPU Review & Benchmarks vs. AMD

Core i9-12900K – Impressive Overclocking Potential…. but there is one Manufacturer Faking OC Results

Ryzen Dethroned, Intel Core i9-12900K Review, Gaming, Applications, Power & Temps

Intel Core i9-12900K, i7-12700K e i5-12600K: meglio di Ryzen?





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