Intel Core i7-12700K vs Intel Core i7-12700KF

Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 1700 Intel Socket 1700
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 10 nm 10 nm
Transistors unknown unknown
Die size 215 mm² 215 mm²
Package FC-LGA16A FC-LGA16A
tCaseMax 72°C 72°C
tJMax 100°C 100°C


Frequency 3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo clock up to 5 GHz up to 5 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 36.0x 36.0x
Multiplier unlocked Yes Yes
TDP 125 W 125 W
cpu.details.e-core-frequency 2.7 GHz 2.7 GHz
cpu.details.e-core-turbo-clock up to 3.8 GHz up to 3.8 GHz

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Desktop
Production status Active Active
Release date Nov 4th, 2021 Nov 4th, 2021
Codename Alder Lake-S Alder Lake-S
Generation Core i7 Core i7
Memory support DDR4, DDR5 Dual-channel DDR4, DDR5 Dual-channel
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 4, 20 Lanes(CPU only) Gen 4, 20 Lanes(CPU only)
Chipset Z690 Z690
cpu.details.ddr4-speed 3200 MT/s 3200 MT/s
cpu.details.ddr5-speed 4800 MT/s 4800 MT/s
Chipsets Z690, H670, B660, H610 Z690, H670, B660, H610


Total Cores 12 12
Total Threads 20 20
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics UHD Graphics 770
cpu.details.hybrid-cores P-Cores: 8 E-Cores: 4 P-Cores: 8 E-Cores: 4


Cache L1 80K (per core) 80K (per core)
Cache L2 1.25MB (per core) 1.25MB (per core)
Cache L3 25MB (shared) 25MB (shared)


Notes Processor max turbo power: 190W UHD Graphics dynamic frequency: 1500MHz Processor max turbo power: 190W

Features & Technologies

ABM Yes Yes
ADX Yes Yes
AES-NI Yes Yes
AVX Yes Yes
AVX2 Yes Yes
BMI1 Yes Yes
BMI2 Yes Yes
EIST Yes Yes
F16C Yes Yes
FMA3 Yes Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
RdRand Yes Yes
SHA Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
TBT 2.0 Yes Yes
TBT 3.0 Yes Yes
TSX Yes Yes
TXT Yes Yes
VT-d Yes Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes Yes


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