Intel Core i7-12700K Review

The technical data …

Let’s take a closer look at the Intel Core i7-12700K specifications. …

Manufacturer Intel
Description Core i7-12700K
Platform Desktop
Model number CM8071504553828 (Boxed: BX8071512700K und BXC8071512700K)
Socket FCLGA1700
Number of cores 12 (8 Performance-cores, 4 Efficient-cores)
Number of threads 24
Base clock rate 3.60 GHz performance cores (or 2.70 GHz efficient cores)
Max. Turbo clock frequency 5.00 GHz
Intel Turbo Boost 3.0 5.10 GHz
Smart Cache 25MB
Multiplier unlocked
Standard power consumption / TDP 125W (max. 190W)
Manufacturing process 10nm
PCI Express Version PCIe 5.0 x16, PCIe 4.0 x4
Max. Memory clock frequency DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
Memory type DDR5, DDR4
Max. Number of memory channels 2
Max. Memory size 128 GB
Max. Memory bandwidth 76,8 GB/s
Support ECC memory Yes
Miscellaneous Features Intel Gaussian & Neural Accelerator
Intel Thread Director
Intel Deep Learning Boost
Intel Optane Memory
Intel Speed Shift
Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel vPro platform qualification
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel Directed-I/O virtualization technology (VT-d)
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Instruction set extensions
Intel SSE4.1, Intel SSE4.2, Intel AVX2
Extended Intel SpeedStep technology
Thermal monitoring technologies
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Volume Management Device (VMD)
Sicherheits Features Intel vPro Plattformqualifizierung
Intel Threat Detection Technology (TDT)
Intel Active-Management-Technology (AMT)
Intel Standard Manageability (ISM)
Intel One-Click Recovery
Intel AES New Instructions
Secure Key
Intel Software Guard Extensions (IntelSGX)
Intel OS Guard
Intel Trusted-Execution-Technology
Intel Boot Guard

Finally, we take a look at the integrated graphics unit.

Description Intel UHD-Graphics 770
Base frequency of the graphic 300 MHz
Max. dynamic graphic frequency 1.50 GHz
4K support Yes
Max. Resolution (HDMI 2.1) 4096 x 2160 @ 60Hz
Max. Resolution (DP 1.4a) 7680 x 4320 @ 60Hz
Max. Resolution (eDP 1.4b) 5120 x 3200 @ 120Hz
Supported 3D standards DirectX 12 / OpenGL 4.5
Number of supported screens 4
Miscellaneous Features Intel Quick-Sync-Video
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology

Next, we come to the Intel Core i7-12700K layout, design and features …