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Intel Core i7-2600 vs Core i9-12900KF

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i9-12900KF 76.8 GT/s
Core i7-2600 27.2 GT/s
Difference: 49.6 (182%)

Core Speed

Core i7-2600 3.4 GHz
Core i9-12900KF 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0.2 (6%)


Core i9-12900KF 24
Core i7-2600 8
Difference: 16 (200%)


Core i9-12900KF 125 Watts
Core i7-2600 95 Watts
Difference: 30 (32%)

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Model Core i7-2600 Core i9-12900KF
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge Alder Lake-S
Core Speed 3.4 GHz 3.2 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 4 16
Total Threads 8 24
Turbo 1/2/3/4 5.2
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 16 x 1.25MB
L3 Cache 8 MB 30 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 2000
TDP 95 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 Socket 1700
Released 2011-01-01 November 2021