Unreleased Intel Core i9-12900KS beats Ryzen 9 5950X in leaked single and multi-core Cinebench tests

Redditor Seby9123 bought Intel Core i9-12900KS before it was officially released. He was lucky enough to get his hands on a Core i9-12900KS sample before its official release by the company. The Core i9-12900KS is a flagship 16-core, 24-thread Alder Lake-S CPU with improved clock speeds and power. It is expected to show competition with AMD’s upcoming Ryzen 7 5800X3D processor.

A quick test in Cinebench R23 verifies that the CPU has a maximum turbo boost of 5.5 GHz for two Performance cores and a boost of 5.2 GHz for all eight cores. The Efficient cores are expected to be boosted to 4.0 GHz.

According to the CPU-Z data, the processor has increased the PBP (PL1) to 150W. This means that there has been a 25W upgrade from the original 12900K SKU. The CPU monitoring tool does not display AVX-512 instructions. The company probably fused this part out of the silicon.

The Core i9-12900KS scores 2162 points in single-core and 29164 points in a multicore test according to Seby’s test.

Tom’s Hardware also brought up some results showing other high-end parts such as the 12900K with DDR5 and DDR4 memory and also Ryzen 9 5950X, AMD’s flagship Zen3 processors.

The Core i9-12900KS is 29.6% faster than Ryzen 9 5950X in the single-core test and 9.7% faster in the multi-core. Tom’s Hardware uses slower memory so this is not an apples comparison as Tom’s Hardware uses slower memory.

Via Tom’s HARDWARE, VideoCardz

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