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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i9-12900K 76.8 GT/s
Core i9-10900K 74 GT/s
Difference: 2.8 (4%)

Core Speed

Core i9-10900K 3.7 GHz
Core i9-12900K 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0.5 (16%)


Core i9-12900K 24
Core i9-10900K 20
Difference: 4 (20%)


Core i9-10900K 125 Watts
Core i9-12900K 125 Watts
Difference: 0 (0%)

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Model Core i9-10900K Core i9-12900K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Comet Lake Alder Lake-S
Core Speed 3.7 GHz 3.2 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 10 16
Total Threads 20 24
Turbo 5.3 5.2
L2 Cache 10 x 256KB 16 x 1.25MB
L3 Cache 20MB 30 MB
GPU Model UHD 630 UHD Graphics 770
TDP 125 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1200 Socket 1700
Released May 2020 November 2021