12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900F

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  • Boost/Base Clock: 3.8GHz (E-Cores), 5.1GHz (P-Cores) / 1.8GHz (E-Cores), 2.4 GHz(P-Cores)
  • Core/Thread Count: 16 Core / 24 Thread
  • Cache: 1.375MB of level 1 cache + 14 MB of level 2 cache + 30 MB of Level 3 Cache
  • TDP: 65 Watts
  • Memory Speed: DDR4 3200MHz, DDR5 4800MHz
  • CPU Socket: LGA1700
  • CPU Transistor size: 10 Nanometers
  • CPU Series: Alder Lake

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Last updated on January 5, 2022 3:26 PM
12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900F
12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900F



12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900F Review

The i9 12900F by Intel is a part of its 12th Generation Alder lake lineup for high-end desktops and workstations. It is powered by 8 high-power cores (Golden Cove Cores) and 8 power-efficient cores (Gracemont Cores) with the power-efficient Gracemont cores having a base clock of 2.4 GHz and a boost clock of 3.9 GHz on the other hand the high-performance golden cove cores have a base clock of 3.2 GHz and a boost clock of 5.2 GHz. Based on Intel’s 10 nanometers architecture intel claims an IPC (instructions per cycle) gain of 19% compared to its predecessor Rocket Lake. According to Intel the base TDP (PL1) of the i9 12900F is 65 Watts and can be boosted up to TDP (PL2) 202 Watts. Other key features include support for DDR4/DDR5 RAM and LGA1700 socket which supports Intel B660, Intel H610, Intel H670, and Intel Z690 motherboards.

12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900F Release Date | Price | Where To Buy

Launched in November 2021 Alder Lake flagship the i9 12900F is available on Newegg and Amazon.


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Specification: 12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900F


Processor/CPU Model

CPU Base Clock

1.8GHz (E-Cores), 2.4 GHz(P-Cores)

CPU Boost Clock

3.8GHz (E-Cores), 5.1GHz (P-Cores)

CPU Core Count

16 Core

Level 1 Cache


Level 2 Cache

14 MB

L3 Cache/SLC

30 MB of Level 3 Cache


65 Watts

CPU Thread Count

24 Thread

CPU Generation


Processor’s Series

Alder Lake


Transistor size

RAM Speed


CPU Benchmarks
Geekbench 5 (Multi-core)


Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)


Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)


GPU Specs
iGPU Model



Operating System

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