The Intel Core i3-12100F is a budget desktop processor launched on January 28, 2022. This 12th Gen CPU is compatible with the LGA 1700 socket and is produced utilizing a 10 nm process. It is a 4 core (4P+0E) 8 thread processor that has a base clock speed of 3.3 GHz and boost clock speed of 4.3 GHz. It also uses the PCI-Express 5.0 standard with 20 lanes to communicate with other system components.
Additionally, the 12100F supports DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200 memory and offers 12 MB of level 3 cache. In terms of power draw, it has a TDP of 58 W and a TJ max of 100 °C which is the temperature where it will start to throttle. This processor does not have integrated graphics (iGPU), can not be overclocked, and does include a cooler.
Intel Core i3-12100F Specs
|Architecture: Alder Lake-S||Generation: 12th Gen|
|Socket: LGA 1700||Process: 10 nm|
|Cores: 4 (4P+0E)||Threads: 8|
|Base Clock: 3.3 GHz||Boost Clock: 4.3 GHz|
|L3 Cache: 12 MB||Memory Support: DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200|
|Base TDP: 58 W||Max. Operating Temperature: 100 W|
|PCIe: 5.0, 20 lanes (CPU only)||Overclocking: No|
|Integrated graphics: No||Chipsets: B760, H770, Z790, Q670, H610, H670, B660|
|Cooler Included: Yes||Release Date: Jan. 28, 2022|
|MSRP: $122.00||Current Price: $92.98 (Dec. 7, 2023)|
Intel Core i3-12100F Performance Rankings
This radar chart contains the Intel Core i3-12100F performance rankings compared to the CPUs ranked above (AMD Ryzen 5 5600G) and below (AMD Ryzen 5 5500) it in several prominent computing workloads (higher is better).
Intel Core i3-12100F Benchmarks
Below are the Intel Core i3-12100F benchmark scores in Cinebench R23 compared to closely ranked CPUs.
Cinebench R23 Multi-Core Score
Intel Core i3-12100F: 12010
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G: 11358
AMD Ryzen 5 5500: 10576
Cinebench R23 Single-Core Score
Intel Core i3-12100F: 1670
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G: 1499
AMD Ryzen 5 5500: 1375
Intel Core i3-12100F PriceMSRP: $122.00
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Intel Core i3-12100F Prebuilt PCs
Skytech Gaming Nebula Gaming PC Desktop
CPU: Intel Core i3-12100F | RAM: 16 GB DDR4 | Storage: 500 GB SSD