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Desktop Processor

Intel Core i9-12900K


MSRP 427.99

Built for the next generation of gaming.

Core Count: 16-Core

Thread Count: 24-Threads

Base Clock: 3.2 Ghz

Boost Clock: 5.6 Ghz

Socket: LGA 1700

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The Elite Gaming Processor. 8 cores optimized for high-FPS gaming rigs.


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Top Features

Revolutionary performance and multitasking

With the highest clock speeds and a groundbreaking new architecture, you’ll be able to push your gameplay to new heights while secondary apps run seamlessly in the background.

Divide and conquer

Intel’s new performance hybrid architecture integrates two core families into a single CPU, keeping everything in your gaming universe running smoothly.

Performance beyond the cores

The new processor architecture is also compatible with the latest platform innovations, giving you performance improvements throughout your PC, including Thunderbolt™ 4 technology and Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) deliver fast transfer speeds and connections to peripherals.


Built for the next generation of gaming.

The Intel Core i9-12900K two-core family boasts a max clock speed of up to 5.2 GHz. Featuring Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 and PCIe Gen 5.0 & 4.0 support, DDR5 and DDR4 support, the 12th Gen Intel Core desktop processors are optimized for enthusiast gamers and serious creators and help deliver high performance overclocking for an added boost.



# of CPU Cores

# of Processing Threads

Boost Clock

Base Clock

Manufacturing Process

Thermal Power (TDP)

Total Cache (L2+L3)


Alder Lake (12th Gen)



Up to 5.2 GHz

3.2 GHz





Compatibility Guide

Socket Type:

  • LGA1700

Recommended Chipsets:

  • Intel Z690
  • Intel H670
  • Intel B660
  • Intel H610

Other Compatible Chipsets:


Recommended Memory Types:

  • DDR5, up to DDR5-4800
  • DDR4-2133
  • DDR4-2400
  • DDR4-2666
  • DDR4-2933
  • DDR4-3200


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Return Policy

30 days


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