Intel Core i7-12700K
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  • Great for low-threaded applications
  • Integrated graphics multiplier unlocked
  • Support for DDR5 and PCI-Express 5.0
  • 10 nanometer production process
  • LGA1700 motherboards required

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Intel Core i7-12700K Review - Almost as Fast as the i9-12900K
I'm happy to report that on average, there's little performance to be gained, and it just lowers energy efficiency.
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3 months ago
techpowerup.com
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[Puget] 12th Gen Content Creation Benchmarks
Intel actually takes an even further lead at the i7 and i5 levels, with the Core i7 12700K beating the Ryzen 5800X by 16% on average, and the Core i5 12600K beating the Ryzen 5600X by a large 26%. And based on what we saw with the i9 12900K, we would expect those numbers to increase by roughly another 10% on average if you were to utilize DDR5 memory.
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INTEL CORE i7-12700K Review « TOP NEW Review
ANTONY LEATHER A fantastic CPU for a reasonable price – it’s unbeatable in games and no slouch in content creation too.
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3 months ago
topnewreview.com
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Intel Core i7 12700K and Core i5 12400F review: value champs
12th-gen looks even stronger on these lower-cost CPUs.
Last November we took a look at Intel's first 12th generation desktop processors, and today we're back to finish the job. In that initial piece, we reviewed the Core i9 12900K and Core i5 12600K and came away impressed. As it turns out, a mode...
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3 months ago
eurogamer.net
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Intel Core i7-12700K Review
Its toughest competition is its Core i5 kin. Sign up for Lab Report to get the latest reviews and top product advice delivered right to your inbox. This newsletter may contain advertising, deals, or affiliate links
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3 months ago
pcmag.com
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[Motherboard] MSI PRO Z690-A DDR4 - $200 ($220-20)
Paired it with an i7-12700K. Loved working with it and would highly recommend as a budget 12th gen Intel board.
The Intel Core i7-12700K and Core i5-12600K Review: High Performance For the Mid-Range
We are also using Windows 11, which we are using now for CPU and motherboard reviews as we advance into the rest of 2022 and beyond. For our testing, we are using the following: Alder Lake Test System (DDR5) CPU Core i5-12600K ($289) 6+4 Cores, 16 Threads 125W Base, 150W Turbo Core i7-12700K ($409) 8+4 Cores, 20 Threads 125 W Base, 190 W Turbo Motherboard MSI Z690 Carbon WI-FI Memory SK Hynix 2x32 GB DDR5-4800 CL40 Cooling MSI Coreliquid 360mm AIO Storage Crucial MX300 1TB Power Supply Corsair HX850 GPUs NVIDIA RTX 2080 Ti, Driver 496.49 Operating Systems Windows 11 Up to Date
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3 months ago
anandtech.com
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Worked with ASUS Strix motherboard
Believe it or not, but under that huge cooler is the Intel Core i7-12700K processor. While I intend to later upgrade to discrete graphics, initially I am using the GPU that is internal to the processor. It was satisfying when I threw the switch the first time and everything just worked. The GPU was ...
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Stepinwolf
10 months ago
amazon.com
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Intel Core i7-12700K Review - KitGuru
Hard on the heels of the amazing Intel Core i5-12600K and the hot, toasty and storming Core i9-12900K... We are now heading for the middle ground with the Core i7-12700K, which offers a large slice of the performance you get with Core i9 at a substantially reduced price. At any rate, that's the theo...
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3 months ago
kitguru.net
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Intel Core i7-12700K + XPG Build Review
The Intel Core i7-12700K is a good choice for those looking for a mid-to-high tier CPU with a performance boost over the Core i5-12600K. The Core i7-12700K features the ability to overclock and with the new architectural design from the Alder Lake series, users can expect maximum performance. Combin...
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3 months ago
storagereview.com
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Specs

Type / Form Factor

Intel Core i7 12700K (12th Gen)

Number of Cores

12-core

Number of Threads

20 threads

Cache

25 MB