Just announced Intel 12th Gen Intel Core desktop processors.  New socket LGA1700, DDR5 Memory support, and PCI-e 5.0

Level-Up Your Game and Then Some
Get the world’s best gaming performance and create without compromise. Intel’s performance hybrid architecture makes it possible with up to eight Performance-cores and up to eight Efficient-cores.

Get Superior Performance Where it Counts
Stream, browse, edit, video chat, or just take care of business at home. Whatever you’re doing, rely on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors for the performance boost you need, where you need it most.

The World’s Best Gaming Processor
Available with up to 16 cores and 24 threads, the new 12th Gen Intel Core processor family includes the world’s best gaming processor, the Core i9-12900K, unleashing gaming experiences across top titles. The Core i9-12900K provides amazing gen-over-gen performance increases, including up to 25% more FPS on Troy: A Total War Saga, up to 28% more FPS on Hitman 3, and up to 23% more FPS on Far Cry 6. Enhanced by Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6E for up to 75% less latency while gaming when multitasking, high-frequency P-cores paired with E-cores for offloading parallel tasks enable up to 84% more frames per second for simultaneous gaming, streaming, and recording.

Performance-cores (P-cores):

  • Optimized to handle single & lightly threaded performance.
  • Enhance gaming and productivity workload.

Efficient-cores (E-cores):

  • Optimized to handle scaling highly threaded workloads.
  • Minimize interruptions from background task management.

Intel® Thread Director
Prioritizes and manages workloads, sending tasks to the best core for the job.

Revolutionary Performance and Multi-tasking
Game and multi-task without compromise powered by Intel’s new performance hybrid architecture on an unlocked processor.