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Intel Core i3-7300 vs Core i7-12700KF

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-12700KF 72 GT/s
Core i3-7300 16 GT/s
Difference: 56 (350%)

Core Speed

Core i3-7300 4.0 GHz
Core i7-12700KF 3.6 GHz
Difference: 0.4 (11%)


Core i7-12700KF 20
Core i3-7300 4
Difference: 16 (400%)


Core i7-12700KF 125 Watts
Core i3-7300 51 Watts
Difference: 74 (145%)

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Model Core i3-7300 Core i7-12700KF
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Kaby Lake-S (14 nm) Alder Lake
Core Speed 4.0 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 2 12
Total Threads 4 20
Turbo 5.0
L2 Cache 2 x 256 KB 12MB
L3 Cache 4 MB 25MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 630
TDP 51 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 FC-LGA1700
Released January 2017 November 2021