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12th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors

Built for the next generation of gaming.

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Choose the 12th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processor for the way you game.

Intel Gen 12 i5 Processor

i5-12600K

10 cores (P-cores + E-cores) | 16 threads | Max Turbo Frequency: up to 4.9GHz

SKU 326678

$249.99

Intel Gen 12 i7 Processor

i7-12700K

12 cores (P-cores + E-cores) | 20 threads | Max Turbo Frequency: up to 5.0GHz

SKU 326652

$349.99

Intel Gen 12 i9 Processor

i9-12900K

16 cores (P-cores + E-cores) | 24 threads | Max Turbo Frequency: up to 5.2GHz

SKU 326694

$649.99

Revolutionary performance and multitasking

Game and multitask without compromise powered by Intel’s new performance hybrid architecture on an unlocked processor.

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Divide and conquer.

Intel’s new performance hybrid architecture integrates two core families into a single CPU, keeping everything in your gaming universe running smoothly.

Intel® Thread Director

Prioritizes and manages workloads, sending tasks to the best core for the job.1

Performance-cores

P-cores are built for performance across single and lightly-threaded workloads, enhancing activities like gaming and productivity.

Efficient-cores

E-cores are optimized for multi-threaded performance, minimizing interruptions from secondary tasks.

Performance beyond the cores.

The new processor architecture is also compatible with the latest platform innovations, giving you performance improvements throughout your PC.

Ready for what's next

Support for PCIe Gen 5 and DDR5 for high-performance components like memory and graphics.

Best-in-class connectivity

Thunderbolt 4 and Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) deliver fast transfer speeds and connections to peripherals.2

Streamlined overclocking

Separate overclocking controls for both types of cores gives you nuanced personalization.3

Compatible Motherboards

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Z690-A Prime DDR5 Intel LGA 1700 ATX Motherboard
SKU: 336586
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Z690-F ROG Strix Gaming WiFi DDR5 Intel LGA 1700 ATX Motherboard
SKU: 336552
$399.99
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Z690-A Pro DDR4 Intel LGA 1700 ATX Motherboard
SKU: 335836
$219.99
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Z690 MPG Carbon WiFi DDR5 Intel LGA 1700 ATX Motherboard
SKU: 336511
$399.99
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AiO Coolers

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Galahad 360mm RGB Water Cooling Kit - White
SKU: 281600
$159.99
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Galahad 240mm RGB Water Cooling Kit - White
SKU: 281543
$129.99
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Galahad 360mm RGB Water Cooling Kit - Black
SKU: 281154
$149.99
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Galahad LGA 1700 Bracket
SKU: 348862
$4.99
1 Intel® Thread Director is designed into 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and helps supporting operating systems to more intelligently channel workloads to the right core. No user action required. See intel.com for details.

2 Visit www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex (connectivity) for more details.

3 Unlocked features are present with select chipsets and processor combinations. Altering clock frequency or voltage may void any product warranties and reduce stability, security, performance, and life of the processor and other components.

No product or component can be absolutely secure.
Your costs and results may vary.

Intel technologies may require enabled hardware, software or services, some of which may not be available on all systems. Please check with the manufacturer for full system specifications.

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