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Intel Core i7-10700 vs Core i7-12700K

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-12700K 72 GT/s
Core i7-10700 34.8 GT/s
Difference: 37.2 (107%)

Core Speed

Core i7-12700K 3.6 GHz
Core i7-10700 2.9 GHz
Difference: 0.7 (24%)


Core i7-12700K 20
Core i7-10700 12
Difference: 8 (67%)


Core i7-12700K 125 Watts
Core i7-10700 65 Watts
Difference: 60 (92%)

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Model Core i7-10700 Core i7-12700K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Comet Lake Alder Lake
Core Speed 2.9 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 8 12
Total Threads 12 20
Turbo 4.8 5.0
L2 Cache 8 x 256 KB 12MB
L3 Cache 16 MB 25MB
GPU Model UHD 630 UHD Graphics 770
TDP 65 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1200 FC-LGA1700
Released May 2020 November 2021