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12th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors

Built for the next
generation of gaming

12th gen intel core processors

Revolutionary performance
and multitasking

Game and multitask without compromise powered by Intel’s new performance hybrid architecture on an unlocked processor.

gaming pc powered by 12th gen intel core processor

Divide and conquer

Intel’s new performance hybrid architecture integrates two core families into a single CPU, keeping everything in your gaming universe running smoothly.

Intel® Thread Director
Prioritizes and manages workloads, sending tasks to the best core for the job.1
intel thread director
E-cores are optimized for multi-threaded performance, minimizing interruptions from secondary tasks.
P-cores are built for performance across single and lightly-threaded workloads, enhancing activities like gaming and productivity.

Performance beyond the cores

The new processor architecture is also compatible with the latest platform innovations, giving you performance improvements throughout your PC.

Ready for what’s next
Support for PCIe Gen 5 and DDR5 for high-performance components like memory and graphics.
Best-in-class connectivity
Thunderbolt™ 4 and Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) deliver fast transfer speeds and connections to peripherals.2
Streamlined overclocking
Separate overclocking controls for both types of cores gives you nuanced personalization.3

1. Intel® Thread Director is designed into 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and helps supporting operating systems to more intelligently channel workloads to the right core. No user action required. See for details.

2. Visit (connectivity) for more details.

3. Unlocked features are present with select chipsets and processor combinations. Altering clock frequency or voltage may void any product warranties and reduce stability, security, performance, and life of the processor and other components.

No product or component can be absolutely secure.
Your costs and results may vary.

Intel technologies may require enabled hardware, software or services, some of which may not be available on all systems. Please check with the manufacturer for full system specifications.

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