The embargo on independent reviews of the Alder Lake-S desktop series has officially lifted. Now available from retailers, the six unlocked desktop processors are the first based on Intel’s performance hybrid architecture featuring a combination of Performance-cores (P-cores), the highest performing CPU core Intel has built, and Efficient-cores (E-cores), designed for scalable multi-threaded workload performance. We have gathered a number of reviews on the new 12th Gen processors, and they are featured via the links below.
Intel Core i9-12900K and Core i5-12600K
- TOM’S HARDWARE
- GURU3D (Core i9 12900K)
- GURU3D (Core i5 12600K)
- TECHPOWERUP! (Core i9 12900K)
- TECHPOWERUP! (Core i5 12600K)
Intel Core i7-12700K