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Intel Core i9-12900KF 3.20GHz (Alder Lake) Socket LGA1700 Processor - Retail
CP-6A2-IN
BX8071512900KF, 16/24 Cores / Threads, 3.20GHz Clock Speed, 5.2GHz Single Core Max Turbo, 30mb Cache, 125W TDP, Dual Channel DDR4/DDR5 Controller, Onboard Graphics: NO, 3 Year Warranty
£399.95 (incl. VAT)
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Intel Core i7-12700K 3.60GHz (Alder Lake) Socket LGA1700 Processor - Retail
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BX8071512700K, 12/20 Cores / Threads, 3.60GHz Clock Speed, 5.0GHz Single Core Max Turbo, 25mb Cache, 125W TDP, Dual Channel DDR4/DDR5 Controller, Onboard Graphics: Yes, 3 Year Warranty
£299.99 (incl. VAT)
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Intel Core i3-12100 3.30GHz (Alder Lake) Socket LGA1700 Processor - Retail
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BX8071512100, 4/8 Cores / Threads, 3.30GHz Clock Speed, 4.3GHz Single Core Max Turbo, 12mb Cache, 60W TDP, Dual Channel DDR4/DDR5 Controller, Onboard Graphics: Yes, 3 Year Warranty
£119.99 (incl. VAT)
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Intel Core i5-12600KF 3.70GHz (Alder Lake) Socket LGA1700 Processor - Retail
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BX8071512600KF, 10/16 Cores / Threads, 3.70GHz Clock Speed, 4.9GHz Single Core Max Turbo, 20mb Cache, 125W TDP, Dual Channel DDR4/DDR5 Controller, Onboard Graphics: NO, 3 Year Warranty
£229.99 (incl. VAT)
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Intel Core i5-12400 2.50GHz (Alder Lake) Socket LGA1700 Processor - Retail
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BX8071512400, 6/12 Cores / Threads, 2.50GHz Clock Speed, 4.4GHz Single Core Max Turbo, 18mb Cache, 65W TDP, Dual Channel DDR4/DDR5 Controller, Onboard Graphics: Yes, 3 Year Warranty
£175.00 (incl. VAT)
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Intel Core i9-12900K 3.20GHz (Alder Lake) Socket LGA1700 Processor - Retail
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BX8071512900K, 16/24 Cores / Threads, 3.20GHz Clock Speed, 5.2GHz Single Core Max Turbo, 30mb Cache, 125W TDP, Dual Channel DDR4/DDR5 Controller, Onboard Graphics: Yes, 3 Year Warranty
£419.99 (incl. VAT)
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Intel Core i9-12900K 3.20GHz (Alder Lake) Socket LGA1700 Processor - OEM
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CM8071504549230, 16/24 Cores / Threads, 3.20GHz Clock Speed, 5.2GHz Single Core Max Turbo, 30mb Cache, 125W TDP, Dual Channel DDR4/DDR5 Controller, Onboard Graphics: Yes, 3 Year Warranty
£389.99 (incl. VAT)
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Intel Core i5-12600K 3.70GHz (Alder Lake) Socket LGA1700 Processor - Retail
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BX8071512600K, 10/16 Cores / Threads, 3.70GHz Clock Speed, 4.9GHz Single Core Max Turbo, 20mb Cache, 125W TDP, Dual Channel DDR4/DDR5 Controller, Onboard Graphics: Yes, 3 Year Warranty
£239.99 (incl. VAT)
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Intel Core i3-12100F 3.30GHz (Alder Lake) Socket LGA1700 Processor - Retail
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BX8071512100F, 4/8 Cores / Threads, 3.30GHz Clock Speed, 4.3GHz Single Core Max Turbo, 12mb Cache, 60W TDP, Dual Channel DDR4/DDR5 Controller, Onboard Graphics: No, 3 Year Warranty
£89.99 (incl. VAT)
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Intel Core i7-12700KF 3.60GHz (Alder Lake) Socket LGA1700 Processor - Retail
CP-6A0-IN
BX8071512700KF, 12/20 Cores / Threads, 3.60GHz Clock Speed, 5.0GHz Single Core Max Turbo, 25mb Cache, 125W TDP, Dual Channel DDR4/DDR5 Controller, Onboard Graphics: NO, 3 Year Warranty
£248.99 (incl. VAT)
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Intel Core i9-12900KS 3.40GHz (Alder Lake) Socket LGA1700 Processor - Retail
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BX8071512900KS, 16/24 Cores / Threads, 3.40GHz Clock Speed, 5.5GHz Single Core Max Turbo, 30mb Cache, 150W TDP, Dual Channel DDR4/DDR5 Controller, Onboard Graphics: Yes, 3 Year Warranty
£599.99 (incl. VAT)
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Intel Core i5-12400F 2.50GHz (Alder Lake) Socket LGA1700 Processor - Retail
CP-6AR-IN
BX8071512400F, 6/12 Cores / Threads, 2.50GHz Clock Speed, 4.4GHz Single Core Max Turbo, 18mb Cache, 65W TDP, Dual Channel DDR4/DDR5 Controller, Onboard Graphics: No, 3 Year Warranty
£124.99 (incl. VAT)
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Intel Core i5-12600K 3.70GHz (Alder Lake) Socket LGA1700 Processor - OEM
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CM8071504555227, 10/16 Cores / Threads, 3.70GHz Clock Speed, 4.9GHz Single Core Max Turbo, 20mb Cache, 125W TDP, Dual Channel DDR4/DDR5 Controller, Onboard Graphics: Yes, 3 Year Warranty
£259.99 (incl. VAT)
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Intel Core i9-12900KF 3.20GHz (Alder Lake) Socket LGA1700 Processor - OEM
CP-6A4-IN
CM8071504549231, 16/24 Cores / Threads, 3.20GHz Clock Speed, 5.2GHz Single Core Max Turbo, 30mb Cache, 125W TDP, Dual Channel DDR4/DDR5 Controller, Onboard Graphics: NO, 3 Year Warranty
£379.99 (incl. VAT)
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Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake Processors


Intel Core i9-12900KF 3.20GHz (Alder Lake) Socket LGA1700 Processor

Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake processors are phenomenal for a wide range of computing tasks, thanks to their innovative hybrid architecture. Based on the Intel 10nm SuperFin process, Alder Lake CPUs feature both performance (P) and efficiency (E) cores. P-cores have high clock speeds and are excellent for complex single-threaded workloads, such as gaming. Meanwhile, E-cores draw less power and can have multiple threads running simultaneously, making them amazingly efficient. To better accommodate this advanced architecture, Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake processors utilise the LGA 1700 socket, increasing power delivery and communication lanes over previous generations. What’s more, an Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake processor is compatible with both DDR4 and DDR5 RAM, as well as PCIe Gen 5. These hardware standards offer lightning-fast data transfer rates, allowing for better performance in a variety of tasks. Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake CPUs are ideal for many tiers of gaming PCs, as there are entry-level models featuring integrated graphics to elite-tier CPUs with overclocking capabilities.


A Brand-New Architecture

The Intel 12th Generation of processors introduced a groundbreaking new concept of CPU architecture. Previous generations of CPU utilised multiple cores of the same type on a die. Alder Lake processors, on the other hand, use two different types of cores. These are referred to as Performance (P) Cores and Efficiency (E) Cores. CPUs generally feature somewhere between two and eight performance cores with up to eight efficiency cores.

P-cores are very similar to traditional cores. They boast high clock speeds, allowing them to quickly process complex workloads. With Hyper-Threading technology, they can act as two logical cores, increasing their overall performance.

E-cores are low-powered CPU cores, somewhat similar to those found on mobile processors. They are more energy efficient than P-cores, making them ideal for processing background tasks. This helps to free up resources for the P-cores to concentrate on more vital workloads, like gaming.

Intel Thread Director was developed to distribute processes between these cores. This software uses AI to dynamically assign tasks to both P- and E-cores, to deliver the best performance. Traditionally, your OS would’ve done this, but Intel Thread Director helps free up resources for optimum performance.



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Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake Processors FAQ


What Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake processors do Overclockers UK stock?

Here at Overclockers UK, you can find a wide selection of Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake processors, from the entry level Core i3-12100F to the high-end powerhouse Core i9-12900K.

What RAM does Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake processors support?

You can use both DDR4 and DDR5 memory modules with an Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake CPU. However, you will need a compatible motherboard as DDR4 and DDR5 both utilise different pin layouts.

Is an Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake processor good for gaming?

An Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake processor is an excellent choice for gaming. This is thanks to their incredible clock speeds, which make them exceptional at processing single-threaded workloads, such as gaming.

What socket does an Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake processor use?

Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake processors utilise the LGA 1700 socket.

How much cooling do I need for an Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake processor?

The amount of cooling an Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake processor requires depends on the CPU model. A Core i3 CPU will need a less rigorous cooling solution compared to an i9. To choose the correct cooler, you should opt for a model that matches or exceeds your CPU’s TDP.




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