Core i7-12700T: specs and benchmarks

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Aggregate performance score

Core i7-12700T provides good benchmark performance at 13.94% of a leader's which is a 96-core Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX.

Summary

Intel started Core i7-12700T sales on January 2022. This is an Alder Lake-S architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 12 cores and 20 threads, and is based on Intel 7 manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4700 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1700 processor with a TDP of 35 Watt. It supports DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200 memory.

Primary details

Core i7-12700T processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking492
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameAlder Lake-S (2022)
Release dateJanuary 2022 (2 years ago)
Current price$360 of 15701 (Xeon Platinum 8276L)

Detailed specifications

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores12 (Dodeca-Core)
Threads20
Base clock speed1.4 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed4.7 GHzof 6.2 (Core i9-14900KS)
L1 cache80K (per core)of 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache1.25 MB (per core)of 96 (Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX)
L3 cache25 MB (shared)of 768 (EPYC 7373X)
Chip lithographyIntel 7 nmof 3 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
Die size215 mm2
Maximum core temperature100 °Cof 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility+
Unlocked multiplierNo

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-12700T compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
SocketFCLGA1700
Power consumption (TDP)35 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Core i7-12700T. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI+
AVX+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
Speed Shift+
Turbo Boost Technology2.0
Hyper-Threading Technology+
TSX+
Idle States+
Thermal Monitoring+
SIPP+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0+
StatusLaunched

Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+
EDB+
Secure Key+
OS Guard+

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

VT-d+
VT-x+
EPT+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-12700T's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
Maximum memory size128 GBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels2of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
Maximum memory bandwidth76.8 GB/sof 460.8 (EPYC 9124)
ECC memory support+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of a GPU integrated into Core i7-12700T.

Integrated graphics cardIntel UHD Graphics 770
Quick Sync Video+
Clear Video HD+
Graphics max frequency1.5 GHz
Execution Units32

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-12700T's integrated GPU.

Number of displays supported4

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-12700T's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.

Max resolution over HDMI 1.44096 x 2160 @ 60Hz
Max resolution over eDP5120 x 3200 @ 120Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort7680 x 4320 @ 60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-12700T's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectX12
OpenGL4.5

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version5.0 and 4.0
PCI Express lanes20of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Core i7-12700T. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Combined synthetic benchmark score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

i7-12700T 13.94

Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

i7-12700T 21555

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 42%

i7-12700T 2260

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 42%

i7-12700T 9638

Gaming performance

Closest competitors

Core i7-12700T's performance relative to its closest rivals among desktop CPUs.


Core i9-9900X 101.15
Ryzen 5 5600 100.07
Core i7-12700T 100

AMD equivalent

According to our data, the closest AMD alternative to Core i7-12700T is Ryzen 5 5600, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our ranking.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i7-12700T:

Ryzen 5 5600X 101.58
Ryzen 5 5600 100.07
Core i7-12700T 100

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Recommended GPUs

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