12th Generation Intel Core i9-12900KS Processor Sets World Record


07 April 2022

LOS ANGELES, CA, USA–IntelThe new Core i9-12900KS runs 16 cores split between performance and efficiency cores, 24 threads and 30MB of L3 cache; it offers a maximum turbo frequency of 5.5 GHz – compliant with Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost and features Intel® Adaptive Boost Technology (Intel® ABT);
Intel (NASDAQ:
INTC) set the world record for being the
The world’s fastest desktop processoraccording to the WORLD RECORD ACADEMY.

“Intel continues to push the boundaries of PC gaming with the new 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900KS processor. Based on Intel’s 12th Gen Hybrid Performance Architecture, this processor can reach 5.5 GHz on up to dual cores for the first time, giving the most extreme gamers the ability to maximize performance.

Marcus KennedyGeneral Manager of Gaming, Creator & Esports Segment at Intel

The i9-12900KS processor allows gamers and overclocking enthusiasts to take performance to the next level.

The unlocked i9-12900KS processor is the ultimate processor for enthusiasts and gamers who want the fastest processor available. With 16 cores (eight performance cores and eight efficient cores) and 24 threads, and up to 5.5 GHz maximum turbo frequency, 150 W base processor power and 30 MB of Intel® Smart Cache for even more power and gaming performance.

What it offers: Key features and capabilities of the i9-12900KS include:
  • Up to 5.5 GHz max turbo frequency with Intel Thermal Velocity Boost.
  • Intel Adaptive Boost Technology for enhanced gaming performance by opportunistically enabling higher multi-core turbo frequencies.
  • 16 cores (eight P-cores and eight E-cores), 24 threads, 150W CPU base power, 30MB Intel Smart Cache, and PCIe Gen 5.0 and 4.0 support.
  • Support up to DDR5 4800 MT/s and DDR4 3200 MT/s.
  • Chipset compatible with existing Z690 motherboards with the latest recommended BIOS for the best gaming experience.

“It’s a new era of x86 processors that are designed similarly to Apple’s ARM silicon by delivering both performance and efficiency cores,
The edge reports.

“This allows Windows to offload background tasks and conserve performance cores for the most demanding workloads. Intel promises the usual “world’s best gaming processor” and a 19% performance boost compared to its widely swept 11th generation chips.”

“During the announcement, Intel showed off a demo of a configuration running Hitman 3 and the processor maintained a solid 5.2 GHz clock speed across all of its 8 performance cores, the
GSM Arena reports.

“Of course, just like the standard Core i9-12900K, this one also has an array of 8 power-efficient E-cores.”

When available:

This special edition processor is available from April 5 with a recommended customer price starting at $739. It can be found at retailers around the world as a boxed processor and integrated into channel systems from Intel and OEM partners.

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