The first buyers have already received the Intel Core i9 12900KS
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The first buyers have already received the Intel Core i9-12900KS – even before the official release

Some US retailers have started shipping the new flagship Intel Core i9-12900KS processor ahead of schedule. One of the buyers shared photos of the purchased novelty. At what price the buyer acquired the Core i9-12900KS processor is not disclosed. However, in the databases of retailers, the novelty appeared with a price of about $ 790.

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The Intel Core i9-12900KS is a select 16-core processor with 24 threads and single-core auto-overclocking up to 5.5GHz. In spite of Intel’s previous discontinuance statements AVX-512 in all new batches of Alder Lake series chips, the new flagship supports the operation of this instruction set. intel announced the chip at CES in January this year, but has not yet announced the official cost and date of receipt of new items for sale. Against the background of the news about the official release date of the Ryzen 7 5800X3D, it is very likely that the release of the Core i9-12900KS will not be long in coming.

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Keep in mind that the base frequency of the Core i9-12900KS productive cores is 3.4 GHz, which is 200 MHz higher than the Core i9-12900K model. The maximum frequency is specified at the level of 5.5 GHz, which is 300 MHz higher than the usual K variant. In addition, the Core i9-12900KS has a higher power consumption threshold – both the base PBT, which is 150W (25W higher), and the maximum MTP, which is 260W, which is 19W higher than the Core i9-12900K .

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