Core i7-12700K is a desktop processor from Intel released on 4 November 2021, and it is in active production status now. It belongs to Core i7 family and has a Alder Lake architecture. This processor is built on Intel Socket 1700, and uses Gen 4, 20 Lanes(CPU only) PCI express connection. 10 nm process is used in production.
Processor has 12 cores and 20 threads, with the base frequency of 3.6 GHz. It has DDR4, DDR5 Dual-channel memory support. As for the cache, it supports L1 80K (per core), L2 1.25MB (per core) and L3 25MB (shared).