12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900F

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  • iGPU: -
  • 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
  • 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

    Other Specs
    Operating System



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