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Core i7-12700K vs Core i3-4170T

Core i7-12700K vs Core i3-4170T: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

FPS Winner

Intel Core i7-12700K

3.6 GHz | 12-core

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Intel Core i7-12700K Desktop Processor 12 (8P+4E) Cores up to 5.0 GHz Unlocked  LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W

Buy for $377.99 on Amazon

In Stock

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FPS Winner

Intel Core i7-12700K

3.6 GHz | 12-core

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Intel Core i7-12700K Desktop Processor 12 (8P+4E) Cores up to 5.0 GHz Unlocked  LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W

Buy for $377.99 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 12 minutes ago

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Key Differences

In short — Core i7-12700K outperforms Core i3-4170T on the selected game parameters. We do not have the prices of both CPUs to compare value.

Advantages of Intel Core i7-12700K

  • Performs up to 61% better in Grand Theft Auto V than Core i3-4170T - 345 vs 214 FPS

  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than Intel Core i3-4170T - 20 vs 4 threads

Advantages of Intel Core i3-4170T

  • Consumes up to 72% less energy than Intel Core i7-12700K - 35 vs 125 Watts

Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

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Core i7-12700K

Desktop • Nov 4th, 2021


FPS

345

100%

Value, $/FPS

$1.1/FPS

100%

Price, $

$377.99

100%

FPS and Value Winner

Intel Core i7-12700K Desktop Processor 12 (8P+4E) Cores up to 5.0 GHz Unlocked  LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W

Buy for $377.99 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 12 minutes ago


FPS

214

39%

Value, $/FPS

Price, $

FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

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Core i7-12700K

Desktop • Nov 4th, 2021

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

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Core i7-12700K

Desktop • Nov 4th, 2021


Single-Core

1898

100%

Multi-Core

13767

100%


Single-Core

719

-64%

Multi-Core

1581

-671%

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Intel Core i7-12700K

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Intel Core i3-4170T

Nov 4th, 2021Release DateUnknown
Core i7CollectionNot Available
Alder LakeCodenameHaswell
Intel Socket 1700SocketSocket 1150 LGA
Desktop
Segment
12
Cores2
20
Threads4
3.6 GHz
Base Clock Speed3.2 GHz
5.0 GHzTurbo Clock SpeedNon-Turbo
125 WTDP
35 W
10 nmProcess SizeNot Available
36.0xMultiplierNot Available
UHD Graphics 770Integrated GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 4400
Yes
OverclockableNo

Builds Using Core i7-12700K or Core i3-4170T

Grand Theft Auto V, 1080p, High

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