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.
According to twitter user REHWK, the upcoming Intel Core i9-12900K now tested in Cinebench R23. It has broken the 30K points barrier in Cinebench R23. Intel Core i9-12900K scores 30549 points in multi-core, for comparison, which is even more than AMD Threadripper 2990WX (30054 points), and AMD’s flagship Ryzen 9 5950X usually scores around 28K.
The Intel Core i9-12900K is Intel’s flagship Alder Lake-S desktop processor released in late 2021. Intel Core i9-12900K has 16 cores and 24 threads, one of the best CPU for gaming. In order to max use of Intel Core i9-12900K, you’d better get a powerful cooler for Intel Core i9-12900K. We have tested and reviewed latest CPU coolers, and below are top recommended ones for Intel Core i9-12900K: