Intel Core i7-12800HE: specs and benchmarks

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Summary

Intel started Core i7-12800HE sales on January 2022. This is an Alder Lake-H architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 14 cores and 20 threads, and is based on 10 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4600 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is Intel BGA 1744 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt. It supports DDR4, DDR5 Dual-channel memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 19.32% of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX.

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General info

Core i7-12800HE processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking249
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Market segmentLaptop
Architecture codenameAlder Lake-H (2022)
Release dateJanuary 2022 (2 years old)

Technical specs

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 cores14 (Tetradeca-Core)
Threads20
Base clock speed2.4 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed4.6 GHzof 6 (Core i9-13900KS)
L1 cache80K (per core)of 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache1.25 MB (per core)of 36 (Apple M2 Max)
L3 cache24 MB (shared)of 768 (EPYC 7373X)
Chip lithography10 nmof 3 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
Die size217 mm2
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility+
Unlocked multiplier-

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-12800HE 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)
SocketIntel BGA 1744
Power consumption (TDP)45 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Core i7-12800HE. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

AES-NI+
AVX+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
TSX+

Security technologies

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

TXT+

Virtualization technologies

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

VT-d+
VT-x+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-12800HE's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4, DDR5 Dual-channelof 5600 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of a GPU integrated into Core i7-12800HE.

Integrated graphics cardIris Xe 96EU

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version4.0of 5 (Core i9-12900K)
PCI Express lanes20of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Core i7-12800HE. 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.

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: 67%

i7-12800HE 29805

Gaming performance

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i7-12800HE performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook CPUs.


AMD equivalent

According to our data, the closest AMD alternative to Core i7-12800HE is Ryzen 9 7940HS, which is faster by 2% and higher by 11 positions in our ranking.

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Similar processors

Here is our recommendation of several processors that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

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Recommended GPUs

People consider these graphics cards to be good for Core i7-12800HE, according to our PC configuration statistics.

These are the fastest graphics cards for Core i7-12800HE in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 3 configurations based on Core i7-12800HE in our database.

RTX 4090 GeForce RTX 4090
33.3% (1/3)
GeForce 710M GeForce 710M
33.3% (1/3)

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