Intel Core i7 12700KF 12th Gen Alder Lake 12 Core Processor

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Intel Core i7 12700KF 12th Gen Alder Lake 12 Core Processor

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  • 12th Gen Alder Lake
  • i7 12700KF
  • Socket 1700
  • 12 Cores 20 Threads
  • Up to 5.0GHz

Product Description

Intel Core i7 12700KF 12th Gen Alder Lake 12 Core Processor

12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700Kf

desktop processor Built for the next generation of gaming.

Take on more, with more performance.

Blazing-fast clock speeds and a revolutionary core architecture allow you to seamlessly chat, stream and record without sacrificing gameplay.

Up to


  • 5.0 GHz Max Clock Speed
  • 12 Cores
  • 8 Performance-cores/4 Efficient-cores
  • 20 Threads
  • 16 on Performance-cores
  • 4 on Efficient-cores
  • Unlocked and overclockable2
  • Single P-core Max/Base clock speed: 5.0/3.6 GHz
  • Single E-core Max/Base clock speed: 3.8/2.7 GHz
  • Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
  • Processor base power: 125W
  • Intel® Smart Cache: 25MB

Motherboard compatibility: 600 series

Total CPU PCIe lanes: 20

Memory speed: DDR5

Divide and conquer.

Intel's new performance hybrid architecture integrates two core families into a single CPU, keeping everything in your gaming universe running smoothly.

8 Performance-cores - P-cores are built for performance across single and lightly-threaded workloads, enhancing activities like gaming and productivity.

4 Efficient-cores - E-cores are optimized for multi-threaded performance, minimizing interruptions from secondary tasks.

Intel® Thread Director -- Prioritizes and manages workloads, sending tasks to the best core for the job.

Performance beyond the cores.

The new processor architecture is also compatible with the latest platform innovations, giving you performance improvements throughout your PC.

Ready for what's next - Support for PCIe Gen 5 and DDR5 for high-performance components like memory and graphics.

Best-in-class connectivity -Thunderbolt™ 4 and Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) deliver fast transfer speeds and connections to peripherals.5

Streamlined overclocking - Separate overclocking controls for both types of cores gives you nuanced personalization.

Technical Specification

Intel Core i7 12700KF 12th Gen Alder Lake 12 Core Processor


Product Type Processor


Type / Form Factor Intel Core i7 12700KF (12th Gen)
Number of Cores 12-core
Number of Threads 20 threads
Cache 25 MB
Cache Memory Details Smart Cache - 25 MB ¦ L2 - 12 MB
Processor Qty 1
Clock Speed 3.6 GHz
Max Turbo Speed 5 GHz
Manufacturing Process 7 nm
Thermal Design Power 190 W
Thermal Specification 100 °C
PCI Express Revision 5.0
PCI Express Configurations 1x16+1x4, 2x8+1x4
PCI Express Lanes Qty 20
Architecture Features Enhanced SpeedStep technology, Hyper-Threading Technology, Execute Disable Bit capability, Intel Virtualization Technology, Intel 64 Technology, streaming SIMD extensions 4.1, streaming SIMD extensions 4.2, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel AES New Instructions (AES-NI), Thermal Monitoring Technologies, Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d), Idle States, Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT), Intel Secure Key, Intel Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2.0), Intel OS Guard, Intel Speed Shift Technology, Intel Optane Memory Supported, Mode-based Execute Control (MBE), Intel Volume Management Device (VMD), Intel Boot Guard, Intel Deep Learning Boost (DL Boost), Intel Control-Flow Enforcement Technology, Intel Gaussian and Neural Accelerator 3.0, Intel Thread Director, Instruction Set 64-bit


Package Type Intel Boxed

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 3 years

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