12th Gen Intel® Core™
desktop processors

Built for the
next generation
of gaming.

Revolutionary performance and multitasking.

Game and multitask without compromise powered by Intel’s new performance hybrid architecture on an unlocked processor.

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.

Intel® Thread Director

Prioritizes and manages workloads, sending tasks to the best core for the job.1

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

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

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.2

Streamlined overclocking
Separate overclocking controls for both types of cores gives you nuanced personalization.3

  • 1Intel® Thread Director is designed into 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and helps supporting operating systems to more intelligently channel workloads to the right core. No user action required. See intel.com for details.
  • 2Visit www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex (connectivity) for more details.
  • 3Unlocked features are present with select chipsets and processor combinations. Altering clock frequency or voltage may void any product warranties and reduce stability, security, performance, and life of the processor and other components.
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