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Pros: Noticeably faster and able to handle more tasks than previous cpu.
Overall Review: Glad I paid extra for this cpu. Ibe got zero buyers remorse on this purchase.
Pros: Mix of P and E cores is a great improvement.
Runs actually quite cool, much better than expected (I'm not overclocking).
Can see a noticeable improvement over the i9-10900.
Cons: To take full advantage of the processor you need Windows 11, which unfortunately is significantly stripped down compared to Windows 10 and not meant for power users. Not Intel's fault, so I'm not taking any points off.
Overall Review: I was really impressed with how much this is an improvement over the 10th gen processors. Everything is faster in comparison and it's actually noticeable.
Pros: This CPU is fast and is running on the LGA1700 socket that is anticipated to be compatible with Raptor Lake and Meteor Lake future CPUs!
Overall Review: This new intel 12900 CPU was a pretty good increase in performance over my previous 10980XE 18 core extreme CPU and comes with additional capabilities such as PCIE 5.0 and DDR5!
Updated pictures, dark orange is CPU out of box with memory manually overclocked for 4 sticks of DDR5 RAM @ 5200MHz using 6000MHz capable RAM. Bright orange is with same RAM settings but CPU with AI overclock at 5.3GHz.
Pros: Going from an 8th gen to 12th was night and day difference. Worth it!!
Cons: A bit pricey
Overall Review: Benchmarks nicely.. buy it, you wont regret it!
Cons: Makes a coil noise in some workloads.
Overall Review: Cant express how great this is handling r5 10 bit footage in Premiere. Its buttery smooth even at 3x speed and has made my life so much easier. Make sure to get the intel driver for it, runs even better!
Pros: Handles virtualization well. I have been using it to simulate a datacenter network topology.
The price isn't terrible for what you get.
Cons: Hard to think of any.
Overall Review: I'd totally recommend this part.
Pros: way faster than my old 9700k
runs cooler too as its not at 100% constantly
Overall Review: Super fast and nice
Pros: When stress tested it runs at round 70-78 under full load with an air cooler (noctua)
Cons: Non yet will update the review in a year or so
Overall Review: Finally a Good intel processor