Intel Core™ i7-12700 Processor, 2.1GHz w/ 12 (8P + 4E) Cores / 20 Threads

MX00121374 Core™ i7-12700 Processor, 2.1GHz w/ 12 (8P + 4E) Cores / 20 Threads
MX00121374 Core™ i7-12700 Processor, 2.1GHz w/ 12 (8P + 4E) Cores / 20 Threads MX00121374 Core™ i7-12700 Processor, 2.1GHz w/ 12 (8P + 4E) Cores / 20 Threads MX00121374 Core™ i7-12700 Processor, 2.1GHz w/ 12 (8P + 4E) Cores / 20 Threads

Product Info


  • New Processor Core Architecture
    IPC improvements transform hardware and software efficiency and increase real-world performance for smooth gameplay, immersive productivity, and fast creation.
  • Intel® Deep Learning Boost
    Accelerates AI inference—vastly improving performance for deep learning workloads.
  • Gaussian Neural Accelerator 3.0 (GNA 3.0)4
    Runs AI workloads on accelerator to more efficiently blur video background and suppress background noise.
  • Intel® UHD Graphics featuring Intel® Xe graphics architecture
    Rich media and intelligent graphics capabilities enable amplified visual complexity, enhanced 3D performance, and faster image processing.
  • Enhanced Display Support (Integrated HDMI 2.0, HBR3)
    Immerse in up to three simultaneous 4K displays at 60Hz or a pair of 5K displays at 60Hz with increased connectivity to enhance display support.
  • Enhanced Media (12bit HEVC, 10bit AV1 decode, E2E compression)²
    Greater system-wide performance and support for enhanced quality of media encode and decode, efficiently.
  • New Overclocking Features and Capabilities
    A range of enhanced overclocking capabilities, including Intel Performance Maximizer, Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility, Intel Extreme Memory Profile—and, on unlocked processors, per-core hyperthreading, enhanced voltage frequency control, and PCle overclocking.¹
  • Increased DDR4 speeds
    Smooth media editing, fast multitasking, and enhanced productivity with memory support up to DDR4-3200.
  • 20 CPU PCIe 4.0 lanes
    Additional lanes (compared to previous generations) increase PCIe throughput and flexibility for fast connection of next gen PCIe devices.
  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Support
    Performance improvements and power reduction over Intel® Optane™ memory with SSD.

Product and Performance Information

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Processor Intel® Core™ i7-12700 Processor
Number of Cores 12 (8 Performance-cores + 4 Efficient-cores)
Number of Threads 20
Base Clock Speed 2.10 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency 4.90 GHz
Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost Frequency N/A
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Frequency¹ 4.90 GHz
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 Frequency¹ N/A
Cache 25 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Instruction Set 64-bit
Unlocked N/A
Memory Type Up to DDR5 4800 MT/s
Up to DDR4 3200 MT/s
Memory Channels 2
Max Memory Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s
ECC Memory Support Yes
Processor Graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 770
Graphics Base Frequency 300 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency 1.50 GHz
Graphics Output eDP 1.4b, DP 1.4a, HDMI 2.1
Execution Units 32
4K Support Yes, at 60Hz
Max Resolution HDMI: 4096x2160 @60Hz
DP: 7680x4320 @60Hz
eDP: 5120 x 3200 @ 120Hz
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.5
Intel® Quick Sync Video Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology N/A
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology Yes
# of Displays Supported 4
Expansion Options  
Scalability 1S Only
PCI Express Revision 5.0 and 4.0
PCI Express Configurations Up to 1x16+4, 2x8+4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes 20
Advanced Technologies  
Intel® Deep Learning Boost (Intel® DL Boost) Yes
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported Yes
Intel® Speed Shift Technology Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) Yes
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT) Yes
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility Yes
Intel® 64 Yes
Instruction Set 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Idle States Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology Yes
Thermal Monitoring Technologies Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology ¹ Yes
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Yes
Intel® Gaussian and Neural Accelerator 3.0
Security & Reliability  
Intel® AES New Instructions Yes
Secure Key Yes
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) No
Intel® OS Guard Yes
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ¹ Yes
Execute Disable Bit Yes
Intel® Boot Guard Yes
Mode-based Execute Control (MBEC) Yes
Intel® Control-Flow Enforcement Technology Yes
Thermal Solution N/A
Max TDP 180 W
Configurable TDP-down 65 W
Architecture N/A
Socket Socket LGA 1700
  1. This feature may not be available on all computing systems. Please check with the system vendor to determine if your system delivers this feature, or reference the system specifications (motherboard, processor, chipset, power supply, HDD, graphics controller, memory, BIOS, drivers, virtual machine monitor-VMM, platform software, and/or operating system) for feature compatibility. Functionality, performance, and other benefits of this feature may vary depending on system configuration.
  2. Some products can support AES New Instructions with a Processor Configuration update, in particular, i7-2630QM/i7-2635QM, i7-2670QM/i7-2675QM, i5-2430M/i5-2435M, i5-2410M/i5-2415M. Please contact OEM for the BIOS that includes the latest Processor configuration update.

Max Turbo Frequency refers to the maximum single-core processor frequency that can be achieved with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology. See for more information and applicability of this technology.

System and Maximum TDP is based on worst case scenarios. Actual TDP may be lower if not all I/Os for chipsets are used.