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Intel Core i9-12900K Alder Lake CPU "Destroys" AMD Ryzen 9 5950X In Single-Core & Mult-Threaded Benchmark Leak

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The latest benchmark of Intel's flagship Core i9-12900K Alder Lake CPU have leaked out and is crushing AMD's flagship Ryzen 9 5950X 16 core chip.

Intel Core i9-12900K 16 Core Alder Lake CPU Faster Than The 11900K In Single-Threaded & Faster Than 5950X In Multi-Threaded In Latest Leak Benchmark​

The latest benchmark for the Intel Core i9-12900K Alder Lake Flagship CPU has popped up within the Geekbench 5 database. This new chip was running at a base clock of 3.20 GHz while the boost clock isn't correctly reported. Other testing equipment included 32 GB DDR5-4800 memory and a client Alder Lake platform which should feature the Z690 PCH. Before getting into the performance numbers, let's quickly recap the specifications. Remember that we have already seen board makers testing the flagship chip on their upcoming Z690 motherboards.



"Destroys"... I mean... +12% ST and +3~4% MT... still that's pretty good considering how shit Intel's 11th gen was. Finally 10nm!

Now we wait for nextgen Ryzen also.

Competition is good!
 
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RAM Dics will back on the menu with DDR5 ! :messenger_grinning: There should be 512 GB ram sticks for low end users , gamers, just in a year or so. [sure theres 4TB for data centers, or your server, if you want] Just thinking of having 2TB of RAM [4 sticks] in your system seem crazy, but it's very close.
 
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"Destroys"... I mean... +12% ST and +3~4% MT... still that's pretty good considering how shit Intel's 11th gen was. Finally 10nm!

Now we wait for nextgen Ryzen also.

Competition is good!
A pathetic 2% boost in single core over 11900K.. thats a typo right?
 
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No. It really does destroy up to a certain degree since Windows 11 has incoming task shedular and thread director optimizations. The real bad news is tmsc is increasing wafer cost by 10%. These chips may not be price sensible.
Well an easy choice for me then - waiting for Zen 4.
 
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RAM Dics will back on the menu with DDR5 ! :messenger_grinning: There should be 512 GB ram sticks for low end users , gamers, just in a year or so. [sure theres 4TB for data centers, or your server, if you want] Just thinking of having 2TB of RAM [4 sticks] in your system seem crazy, but it's very close.
most people don't need anywhere near 512GB RAM nevermind 2TB.

for gaming 16-32GB is more than enough and will be for the next 5-10 years. at an absolute push we might see some PC gamers make the move to 64GB RAM.

anything beyond 64GB is for people who use their system to do heavy stuff like 3d rendering, movie/audio production, etc. and anyway you can already buy systems with 1.5TB so it's not like capacity is exclusive to DDR5. DDR5 just means faster speeds and lower power consumption.
 
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Did I read right that those numbers are for DDR5 only? IE if you do DDR4 it's about the same speed as previous generations and 32gb of DDR is around $400.
 
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RAM Dics will back on the menu with DDR5 ! :messenger_grinning: There should be 512 GB ram sticks for low end users , gamers, just in a year or so. [sure theres 4TB for data centers, or your server, if you want] Just thinking of having 2TB of RAM [4 sticks] in your system seem crazy, but it's very close.
I wonder if that will even help with games made with nvme in mind, surely they'll already load fast enough


Crazy times though
 
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Shit my overclocked 3900x is pulling like 140W peak.
Weird because the 2900X has 142W PPT... I believe the 3900X is similar or higher if they used a metric like PL2.... at least the PL1 is the same 105W.
 
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Weird because the 2900X has 142W PL2... I believe the 3900X is similar or higher.... at least the PL1 is the same 105W.
Well at least what system tools are telling obviously. But I don't have there some monster cooling and due my interest in mining this CPU runs 100% almost all the time.
Gotta mine that Monero
 

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But does it beat it in price for performance? That is the game that Intel never seems to understand.
Intel's 11th gen CPUs are $50 cheaper than their AMD counterparts right now. Just bought an 8 core 16 thread 5.0 ghz i7-11700k for $299. The equivalent AMD 8 core 16 thread CPU was $350.

They are fairly even in benchmarks, but the problem is the high wattage and temps. The move to 10 nm should fix that. the 12% IPC gains is just the cherry on top.
 

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We are focusing a lot on multi threaded rendering performance and synthetic benchmarks... truth is - I shot myself in the leg by going with 3700x instead of intel. Intel still just has better gaming performance. not much compared to zen3 but still.
But Intel still don't support pcie 4.0? wtf
 

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We are focusing a lot on multi threaded rendering performance and synthetic benchmarks... truth is - I shot myself in the leg by going with 3700x instead of intel. Intel still just has better gaming performance. not much compared to zen3 but still.
But Intel still don't support pcie 4.0? wtf

It doesn't most of the time:


 

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Well at least what system tools are telling obviously. But I don't have there some monster cooling and due my interest in mining this CPU runs 100% almost all the time.
Gotta mine that Monero
I found it weird because (I checked now) the 3900X without overclock has a power limit of 142W (but that is configurable on BIOS of course)... so it should be hitting way nore than 142W in overclock because for overclock you increase the power limit.

Intel power limit is indeed higher than AMD.

BTW AMD is very stable with the power limit like AnandTech showed... they really stay in that 142W PL without overclock... that is why I found it weird... your CPU seems not be in overclock.
 
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I found it weird because (I checked now) the 3900X without overclock has a power limit of 142W (but that is configurable on BIOS of course)... so it should be hitting way nore than 142W in overclock because for overclock you increase the power limit.

Intel power limit is indeed higher than AMD.

BTW AMD is very stable with the power limit like AnandTech showed... they really stay in that 142W PL without overclock... that is why I found it weird... your CPU seems not be in overclock.
I guess that Afterburner doe not account for overclock. Thus maybe it's higher, but not 200W+
 
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I wonder if that will even help with games made with nvme in mind, surely they'll already load fast enough


Crazy times though
I think with the imminent upcoming DirectStorage solution for windows even having super fast storage might still be beneficial over fastest ssd.

Example:

Fastest SSD:


DDR4 not even ddr5:


You can disregard the top line as that's not where the most noticeable/irritating slowdowns occur. Look at the bottom line / benchmark where you move many small files at ones. Even ddr4 ramdisc is 5-6 times faster in critical situation than the very fastest NVME SSD.
 
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most people don't need anywhere near 512GB RAM nevermind 2TB.

for gaming 16-32GB is more than enough and will be for the next 5-10 years. at an absolute push we might see some PC gamers make the move to 64GB RAM.

anything beyond 64GB is for people who use their system to do heavy stuff like 3d rendering, movie/audio production, etc. and anyway you can already buy systems with 1.5TB so it's not like capacity is exclusive to DDR5. DDR5 just means faster speeds and lower power consumption.
I was talking about RAM Disc..
 

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Yeah, and we all did see how single core performance "boost" of 11 gen over 10 gen translated into games...

High speed memory also is a part of this score. Zen 4 should easily beat it I think.
Oh BTW some insider said on twitter the other day that some people will be dsappointed at ADL perf in games... weird
 

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There's a reason zen 4 is not doing pci express 5.0.

Power needs for the board , power phases must be super high.

Having a air cooled CPU for Intel chips may not be an option for overclockers.
 

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most people don't need anywhere near 512GB RAM nevermind 2TB.

for gaming 16-32GB is more than enough and will be for the next 5-10 years. at an absolute push we might see some PC gamers make the move to 64GB RAM.

anything beyond 64GB is for people who use their system to do heavy stuff like 3d rendering, movie/audio production, etc. and anyway you can already buy systems with 1.5TB so it's not like capacity is exclusive to DDR5. DDR5 just means faster speeds and lower power consumption.
64 gb… already there. For gaming it’s more than enough. For those of us involved in video editing/production, not so much with 4K on the horizon.