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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i9-12900K 76.8 GT/s
Core i9-12900 57.6 GT/s
Difference: 19.2 (33%)

Core Speed

Core i9-12900K 3.2 GHz
Core i9-12900 2.4 GHz
Difference: 0.8 (33%)


Core i9-12900 24
Core i9-12900K 24
Difference: 0 (0%)


Core i9-12900K 125 Watts
Core i9-12900 65 Watts
Difference: 60 (92%)

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Model Core i9-12900 Core i9-12900K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Alder Lake-S Alder Lake-S
Core Speed 2.4 GHz 3.2 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 16 16
Total Threads 24 24
Turbo 5.1 5.2
L2 Cache 16 x 1.25MB 16 x 1.25MB
L3 Cache 30 MB 30 MB
GPU Model UHD Graphics 770 UHD Graphics 770
TDP 65 Watts 125 Watts
Socket Socket 1700 Socket 1700
Released January 2022 November 2021