12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors – Delivering superior performance where it is needed most
With a first-of-its-kind architecture, the 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Desktop processor distributes performance where it is needed most – saving time and increasing the ability to do the things that matter most. Gamers, creators and enthusiasts can experience the power of a processor designed for real-world multi-tasking.
The 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Desktop processor transforms the industry by introducing the world’s first x86 scalable performance hybrid architecture into a single die. This innovative architecture matches the right core to the right workload so that background tasks won’t interrupt or slow down prioritized processes. Additionally, Intel’s newest CPU generation comes with platform enhancements such as PCIe Gen 5.0, DDR5 memory and desktop security features to drive premium performance, productivity, and future innovations. However, the CPUs are still able to work with DDR4 memory (up to 3200 MHz) as a transition generation. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Desktop processors provide superior performance while delivering the flexibility to seamlessly multi-task.
- Performance hybrid architecture. A revolutionary new design combines Performance-cores (P-cores) with Efficient-cores (E-cores). Optimized for multi-tasking, performance is scaled up the more you do.
- Intel Thread Director. A new intelligence built directly into the core routes workload to proper cores. This results in perfect balance of clock speed, cores and threads to achieve best performance and low latency. Best support for Windows 11.
- PCIe Gen 5.0 (up to 16 lanes) & DDR5 (up to 4800 MHz). Out-of-the-box support for the next generation of high-performance components like memory and graphics.
- Thunderbolt™ 4 & Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6E. First-class connectivity options for peripheral devices enable an optimized set-up and minimize lag, latency and packet loss.
- Overclocking & Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (XTU). Unlocked processors and Intel® XTU allow everyone – from beginner to seasoned pro – to customize CPU performance and unleash the full potential of the processor.
- Intel® Turbo Boost Technology. Smart performance management by automatic framerate boost during peak loads.