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Intel Core i9-12900 vs Core i9 8950HK

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i9-12900 57.6 GT/s
Core i9 8950HK 34.8 GT/s
Difference: 22.8 (66%)

Core Speed

Core i9 8950HK 2.9 GHz
Core i9-12900 2.4 GHz
Difference: 0.5 (21%)


Core i9-12900 24
Core i9 8950HK 12
Difference: 12 (100%)


Core i9-12900 65 Watts
Core i9 8950HK 45 Watts
Difference: 20 (44%)

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Model Core i9-12900 Core i9 8950HK
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Alder Lake-S Coffee Lake
Core Speed 2.4 GHz 2.9 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 16 6
Total Threads 24 12
Turbo 5.1 4.8 GHz
L2 Cache 16 x 1.25MB
L3 Cache 30 MB 12MB
GPU Model UHD Graphics 770 UHD 630
TDP 65 Watts 45 Watts
Socket Socket 1700
Released January 2022 August 2017