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Core i9-12900K vs Core i7-3687U

Core i9-12900K vs Core i7-3687U: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

FPS Winner

Intel Core i9-12900K

3.2 GHz | 16-core

Intel Core i9-12900K Logo
Intel Core i9-12900K Desktop Processor 16 (8P+8E) Cores up to 5.2 GHz Unlocked LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W

Buy for $537.88 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 38 minutes ago

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FPS Winner

Intel Core i9-12900K

3.2 GHz | 16-core

Intel Core i9-12900K Logo
Intel Core i9-12900K Desktop Processor 16 (8P+8E) Cores up to 5.2 GHz Unlocked LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W

Buy for $537.88 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 38 minutes ago

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Key Differences

In short — Core i9-12900K outperforms Core i7-3687U on the selected game parameters. We do not have the prices of both CPUs to compare value. The better performing Core i9-12900K is 3222 days newer than Core i7-3687U.

Advantages of Intel Core i9-12900K

  • Performs up to 85% better in Grand Theft Auto V than Core i7-3687U - 364 vs 197 FPS

  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than Intel Core i7-3687U - 24 vs 4 threads

Advantages of Intel Core i7-3687U

  • Consumes up to 86% less energy than Intel Core i9-12900K - 17 vs 125 Watts

Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core i9-12900K Logo
Core i9-12900K

Desktop • Nov 4th, 2021


FPS

364

100%

Value, $/FPS

$1.48/FPS

100%

Price, $

$537.88

100%

FPS and Value Winner

Intel Core i9-12900K Desktop Processor 16 (8P+8E) Cores up to 5.2 GHz Unlocked LGA1700 600 Series Chipset 125W

Buy for $537.88 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 38 minutes ago

Intel Core i7-3687U Logo
Core i7-3687U

Mobile • Jan 8th, 2013


FPS

197

15%

Value, $/FPS

Price, $

FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core i9-12900K Logo
Core i9-12900K

Desktop • Nov 4th, 2021

Intel Core i7-3687U Logo
Core i7-3687U

Mobile • Jan 8th, 2013

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

Intel Core i9-12900K Logo
Core i9-12900K

Desktop • Nov 4th, 2021


Single-Core

1998

100%

Multi-Core

17166

100%

Intel Core i7-3687U Logo
Core i7-3687U

Mobile • Jan 8th, 2013


Single-Core

523

-182%

Multi-Core

1145

-1299%

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Nov 4th, 2021
Release DateJan 8th, 2013
Core i9CollectionCore i7
Alder LakeCodenameIvy Bridge
Intel Socket 1700SocketIntel BGA 1023
Desktop
Segment
Mobile
16
Cores2
24
Threads4
3.2 GHz
Base Clock Speed2.1 GHz
5.2 GHz
Turbo Clock Speed3.3 GHz
125 WTDP
17 W
10 nm
Process Size22 nm
32.0x
Multiplier21.0x
UHD Graphics 770Integrated GraphicsIntel HD 4000
Yes
OverclockableNo

Builds Using Core i9-12900K or Core i7-3687U

Grand Theft Auto V, 1080p, High

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