Intel® Core i7 12700K Alder Lake CPU Processor
Built for the next generation of gaming, the Intel Core i7-12700K Desktop Processor 12 (BX8071512700K) gives the perfectionist gamer the power and performance to get fully immersed in new worlds. The revolutionary Intel processor architecture always focuses on what matters most – gaming. Take advantage of blazing-fast clock speeds up to 5.0GHz, as well as 12 cores and 20 threads optimised for both performance and efficiency.
DIVIDE AND CONQUER
The Intel Core i7-12700K Desktop Processor 12 (BX8071512700K) boasts Intel’s new performance hybrid architecture, which combines the intelligence of two unique core families, into a single CPU. Every aspect of your gaming universe is catered for and optimised to deliver premium gaming performances that sees you topping leaderboards and reaching final bosses in style.
From a grand total of 12 Cores altogether, the Intel Core i7-12700K Desktop Processor 12 (BX8071512700K)'s 8 Performance-cores or P-cores have been engineered for superior performance across single and lightly-threaded workloads, taking activities such as gaming and productivity-driven workflows to new heights. 4 Efficient-cores or E-cores meanwhile have been optimised for multi-threaded performance to keep interruptions from secondary or background tasks to a minimum.
PERFORMANCE BEYOND THE CORES
The Intel Core i7-12700K Desktop Processor 12 (BX8071512700K)’s newly-developed architecture also features compatibility with the latest platform innovations to give you the performance to improve every aspect of your PC. Support for ultra-responsive storage in the form of PCIe Gen 5 and DDR5 allows you to upgrade your system with high-performance components like memory and graphics. Class-leading connectivity is also available via Thunderbolt 4 and Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) support, so you can optimise your gaming space with all your key accessories and peripherals, while also taking advantage of exceptionally efficient and remarkably stable transfer speeds. The Intel Core i7-12700K Desktop Processor 12 (BX8071512700K) also features streamlined overclocking with independent control for both E and P-core types for more nuanced personalisation.
|Processor Model||Intel Core i7|
|CPU Speed||3.6 GHz|
|Max CPU Boost Speed||5.0 GHz|
|Core Count||12 Cores|
|Number of Threads||20 Threads|
|Processor Graphics||Intel UHD Graphics 770|
|Compatibility||Intel 600 Series Chipset|
|Generation||Intel 12th Gen|