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Core i7-12700K vs Core i7-6920HQ

Core i7-12700K vs Core i7-6920HQ: 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 $379.99 on Amazon

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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 $379.99 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 44 minutes ago

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Key Differences

In short — Core i7-12700K outperforms Core i7-6920HQ 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 47% better in VALORANT than Core i7-6920HQ - 599 vs 407 FPS

  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than Intel Core i7-6920HQ - 20 vs 8 threads

Advantages of Intel Core i7-6920HQ

  • Consumes up to 64% less energy than Intel Core i7-12700K - 45 vs 125 Watts

VALORANT
VALORANT

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

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Core i7-12700K

Desktop • Nov 4th, 2021


FPS

599

100%

Value, $/FPS

$0.63/FPS

100%

Price, $

$379.99

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 $379.99 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 44 minutes ago


FPS

407

53%

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

882

-15%

Multi-Core

3442

-200%

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Intel Core i7-12700K

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Intel Core i7-6920HQ

Nov 4th, 2021Release DateUnknown
Core i7CollectionNot Available
Alder LakeCodenameSkylake
Intel Socket 1700SocketFCBGA1440
Desktop
Segment
12
Cores4
20
Threads8
3.6 GHz
Base Clock Speed2.9 GHz
5.0 GHz
Turbo Clock Speed3.8 GHz
125 WTDP
45 W
10 nmProcess SizeNot Available
36.0xMultiplierNot Available
UHD Graphics 770Integrated GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 530
Yes
OverclockableNo

Builds Using Core i7-12700K or Core i7-6920HQ

VALORANT, 1080p, High

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