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Core i9-12900K vs Core i9-11900

Core i9-12900K vs Core i9-11900: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

FPS Winner

Intel Core i9-12900K

3.2 GHz | 16-core

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

Buy for $416.53 on Amazon

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FPS Winner

Intel Core i9-12900K

3.2 GHz | 16-core

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

Buy for $416.53 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 80 minutes ago

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Key Differences

In short — Core i9-12900K outperforms Core i9-11900 on the selected game parameters. We do not have the prices of both CPUs to compare value. The better performing Core i9-12900K is 233 days newer than Core i9-11900.

Advantages of Intel Core i9-12900K

  • Performs up to 18% better in Fortnite than Core i9-11900 - 392 vs 333 FPS
  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than Intel Core i9-11900 - 24 vs 16 threads

Advantages of Intel Core i9-11900

  • Consumes up to 48% less energy than Intel Core i9-12900K - 65 vs 125 Watts
Fortnite

Fortnite

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

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Core i9-12900K

Desktop • Nov 4th, 2021


FPS

392

100%

Value, $/FPS

$1.06/FPS

100%

Price, $

$416.53

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 $416.53 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 80 minutes ago

Intel Core i9-11900 Logo
Core i9-11900

Desktop • Mar 16th, 2021


FPS

333

82%

Value, $/FPS

Price, $

TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

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Core i9-12900K

Desktop • Nov 4th, 2021

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Core i9-11900

Desktop • Mar 16th, 2021

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

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Core i9-12900K

Desktop • Nov 4th, 2021


Single-Core

1988

100%

Multi-Core

17327

100%

Intel Core i9-11900 Logo
Core i9-11900

Desktop • Mar 16th, 2021


Single-Core

1641

79%

Multi-Core

8929

6%

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Intel Core i9-12900K

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Intel Core i9-11900

Nov 4th, 2021
Release DateMar 16th, 2021
Core i9CollectionCore i9
Alder LakeCodenameRocket Lake
Intel Socket 1700SocketIntel Socket 1200
Desktop
Segment
Desktop
16
Cores8
24
Threads16
3.2 GHz
Base Clock Speed2.5 GHz
5.2 GHzTurbo Clock Speed5.2 GHz
125 WTDP
65 W
10 nm
Process Size14 nm
32.0x
Multiplier25.0x
UHD Graphics 770Integrated GraphicsUHD Graphics 750
Yes
OverclockableNo

Builds Using Core i9-12900K or Core i9-11900

Fortnite, 1080p, High

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