Intel Core i9-12900K 3.2 GHz 16-Core LGA 1700 Processor

BH #INCI912900K • MFR #BX8071512900K
Intel Core i9-12900K 3.2 GHz 16-Core LGA 1700 Processor
Key Features
  • 16 Cores & 24 Threads
  • 3.2 GHz P-Core Clock Speed
  • 5.2 GHz Maximum Turbo Frequency
  • LGA 1700 Socket
Power up your productivity, gaming, and content creation experiences by installing the Intel Core i9-12900K 3.2 GHz 16-Core LGA 1700 Processor into your desktop computer system. Built using a Hybrid Core architecture with the Intel 7 process, this 12th generation desktop processor's 16 cores combine the performance of eight Efficient-cores and eight 3.2 GHz Performance-cores. The low-voltage Efficient-cores handle background tasks for multitasking while the Performance-cores provide speed for demanding applications and games. The built-in Intel Thread Director ensures that the two work seamlessly together by dynamically and intelligently assigning workloads to the right core at the right time to maximize performance. Additionally, this processor has a 5.2 GHz Turbo Boost Max 3.0 frequency with 30MB of cache for fast and reliable performance. The Core i9-12900K also includes support for up to PCI Express 5.0 and dual-channel DDR5 memory at 4800 MHz to help run and multitask a variety of demanding applications. You can overclock this processor for even greater performance.

Intel i9-12900K Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Hybrid Core Design
  • 3Intel Thread Director
  • 4PCIe 4.0 & 5.0
  • 5Integrated Graphics
  • 6Intel Deep Learning Boost
  • 7Gaussian & Neural Accelerator 3.0

Power up your productivity, gaming, and content creation experiences by installing the Intel Core i9-12900K 3.2 GHz 16-Core LGA 1700 Processor into your desktop computer system. Built using a Hybrid Core architecture with the Intel 7 process, this 12th generation desktop processor's 16 cores combine the performance of eight Efficient-cores and eight 3.2 GHz Performance-cores. The low-voltage Efficient-cores handle background tasks for multitasking while the Performance-cores provide speed for demanding applications and games. The built-in Intel Thread Director ensures that the two work seamlessly together by dynamically and intelligently assigning workloads to the right core at the right time to maximize performance. Additionally, this processor has a 5.2 GHz Turbo Boost Max 3.0 frequency with 30MB of cache for fast and reliable performance. The Core i9-12900K also includes support for up to PCI Express 5.0 and dual-channel DDR5 memory at 4800 MHz to help run and multitask a variety of demanding applications. You can overclock this processor for even greater performance.

The Core i9-12900K features integrated Intel UHD 770 Graphics. Please note that a thermal solution NOT is included. The processor is compatible with Intel LGA 1700 socket motherboards and is backed by a 3-year warranty.

Hybrid Core Design

Background tasks are handled by the processor's Efficient-cores for multitasking while the Performance-cores provide the speed to handle high-end games and demanding applications.

Intel Thread Director

The Intel Thread Director is built into the CPU's cores, working with the operating system to ensure each of the 24 threads are assigned to the right core at the right time.

PCIe 4.0 & 5.0

This processor supports up to four PCIe 4.0 and sixteen PCIe 5.0 lanes, delivering 20 lanes in total for exceptional data throughput with compatible devices.

Integrated Graphics

Driven by Intel Xe architecture, the integrated Intel UHD 770 Graphics delivers fast, rich 3D performance for high-quality visuals with support for either one 7680 x 4320 resolution 8K monitor or up to four 3840 x 2160 resolution 4K displays with high-dynamic range.

Intel Deep Learning Boost

Accelerates AI inference to improve performance for deep learning workloads.

Gaussian & Neural Accelerator 3.0

Gaussian and Neural Accelerator 3.0 (GNA) technology helps with noise suppression while enhancing background blurring during video chats.
UPC: 735858499613

Intel i9-12900K Specs

General
CPU ModelIntel Core i9-12900K (12th Gen)
CPU SocketLGA 1700
Manufacturing Process10 nm
Maximum CPU Configuration1S
Maximum Number of PCIe Lanes16 (Revision 5.0)
4 (Revision 4.0)
UnlockedYes
Performance
Number of Cores16 (8 x P-Cores + 8 x E-Cores)
Number of Threads24
Base Clock SpeedP-Core: 3.2 GHz
E-Core: 2.4 GHz
Maximum Boost Speed5.2 GHz
P-Core Turbo: 5.1 GHz
E-Core Turbo: 3.9 GHz
L3 Cache30 MB
Memory Support
Maximum Capacity128 GB
Memory SupportDDR4 3200 MHz
DDR5 4800 MHz
ECC MemoryNo
Channel ArchitectureDual Channel
Maximum Memory Bandwidth76.8 GB/s
Optane Memory SupportYes
Power
Thermal Design Power (TDP)125 W
Included Thermal SolutionNone
Maximum Temperature212°F / 100°C
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Technology
AES SupportYes
ExtensionAVX 2.0, AVX-512, SSE 4.1/4.2
Instruction Set64-Bit
VirtualizationYes: Intel VT-d, Intel VT-x, Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
DMIDMI4 (16 GT/s)
vPro SupportYes
Performance TechnologiesDeep Learning Boost, Gaussian and Neural Accelerator 3.0, Hyper-Threading, Intel Thread Director, SpeedShift, SpeedStep, Stable Image Platform Program, Turbo Boost 2.0, Turbo Boost Max 3.0
Security TechnologiesControl-Flow Enforcement (CET), Device Protection with Boot Guard, Execute Disable Bit, MBE (Mode-Based Execute) Control, OS Guard, Secure Key, Software Guard Extensions, Threat Detection Technology (TDT), Trusted Execution Technology
Video TechnologiesClear Video, Clear Video HD, InTru 3D, Quick Sync Video
Integrated Graphics
Integrated GraphicsIntel UHD Graphics 770
Maximum Resolution Support7680 x 4320 at 60 Hz
Supported APIsDirectX: 12
OpenGL: 4.5
Number of Displays4
Output SupportDisplayPort, HDMI
Base Clock Speed300 MHz
Maximum Boost Speed1.55 GHz
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.01 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.5 x 5.3 x 5.2"

Intel i9-12900K Reviews

Amazing speed!

By Juan Carlos
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-11

I recently built my new desktop and chose this one processor for the build. I can only say wow! editing full-size RAW a1 files, is smooth as silk with this CPU!

good mother board

By Binsheng
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-23

if you want to put four M.2 SSD, it will be better if you put a shorter SSD to the 3rd M.2 slot. Other than this, this is a really great MB. Will the i9-12900K band? let's see.

This is one hot CPU

By Stephen
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-09

Refurbished my tower and wanted the latest available MoBo and CPU. This fit the bill and my system is once again ripping fast.

Wow I can't believe .....

By Philip
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-04-07

In the past I used to buy $500 top-of-the-line motherboard's with all the bells and whistles to tell you the truth I can barely tell the difference between a highly overpriced motherboard in this one I actually had zero installation errors I actually had zero registry problems it was very easy to set up no issues finding any hardware no hardware issues like I have had in the past with Jesus and gigabyte on their gaming platform motherboards. This has anything a gamer will need tons of USB 3.0, plenty of room for a killer 3080 ti , Bluetooth , wi-Fi six this stuff is super fast I'm getting gigabit transfers wirelessly, all in a very compact board allowed me to for the first time build a gaming machine in a mid tower case that can compete against a $7000 gaming machine I have in another room

Intel i9-12900k

By Anthony
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-04-05

Genuine Intel CPU, fast shipping and a great price that was cheaper than everyone else! CPU already installed onto an ASUS ROG motherboard and is working great

Great upgrade!

By John
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-28

This thing is snappy for sure. Don't believe everyone who says it runs hot--tested it against the AMD 5950x with the same apps and when the AMD was running @ 45C, the Intel was barely hitting 30C (both used the same cooler and case).

Perfect for my editing rig

By Jeremy
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-21

Fast enough

Best processor sofar

By Mohamed
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-19

This is the best processor I've purchased sofar, the product received as I expected, I'm very satisfied with my purchase... thanks B&H

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