Intel is now moving away from TDP nomenclature in favor of PBP and Maximum Turbo Power (MTP), previously referred to as PL2. According to Lenovo China Gaming Desktop Product Planning Manager Wofstame, he has just leaked the performance of Intel Core i9-12900K in Lenovo Legion 9000K desktop PC.
- Intel launches the first products in the 12th Gen Intel® Core™ family, including Intel Core i9-12900K, the world’s best gaming processor1; preorders start today with availability starting Nov. 4.
- New performance hybrid architecture delivers leaps in multi-threaded performance, enabling up to 2 times faster content creation compared to prior generation2.
- Six desktop processors launched today lead the industry with the transition to DDR5 memory and PCIe 5.0 connectivity to enhance gaming and creator experiences.
- The 12th Gen Intel Core processor family is the first on Intel 7 process, delivering superior performance for every computing segment.
Ahead of official launch, the price and specs of upcoming 12th Gen Intel Alder Lake-S desktop processors now leaked online.
Intel Core i9-12900K (Amazon/B&H/Newegg) featuring 16 cores (8 Performance and 8 Efficient) and 24 threads will carry a boost clock up to 5.2 GHz, there is no Thermal Velocity Boost according to the official slide deck. This CPU will cost 589 USD, which is an increase of 50 USD over Core i9-11900K at launch. The KF variant which lacks integrated UHD Graphics 770 based on Xe architecture will cost 564 USD, 51 USD over the predecessor.
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VideoCardZ has leaked first images of upcoming 12th Gen Alder Lake-S desktop processors packaging. The Core i9-12900K packaging features a small wafer, possibly as a display element. It seems that none of the Core i9/i7/i5 K and KF-series CPUs launching in November will be bundled with a reference cooler.
According to recently MSI press release for free upgrade kit for Intel LGA 1700 CPUs and their Coreliquid CPU coolers. The free upgrade be available on November 4th. VideoCardZ has confirmed that this date will be Intel Alder Lake-S desktop CPUs’ release date. This date is attached to the sales and review embargo.