Intel Core i7 13700 vs i7 12700F

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 2.1 GHz Intel Core i7 13700 with 16-cores against the 2.1 GHz i7 12700F with 12-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Please note that the tests on the i7 13700 are done on engineering sample provided by our insiders. The data will be more accurate after we get the final version of this CPU.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 12700F and 13700
Advantages of Intel Core i7 13700
  • Newer - released 1-year later
  • Has 4 more physical cores
  • Has 5 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Around 12.8 GB/s (17%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
  • 19% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 2034 vs 1712 points
  • Includes an integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 770
  • 6% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.1 GHz vs 4.8 GHz)


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
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Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 13700 and i7 12700F


Vendor Intel Intel
Released January 3, 2023 January 1, 2022
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Raptor Lake Alder Lake
Model number i7-13700 i7-12700F
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 770 No


Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 8
P-Threads 16 16
Base Frequency (P) 2.1 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5.1 GHz 4.8 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 8 4
E-Threads 8 4
Base Frequency (E) 1.5 GHz 1.6 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 4.1 GHz 3.6 GHz
Total Cores 16 12
Total Threads 24 20
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 21x 21x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (per core) 12MB (shared)
L3 Cache 30MB (shared) 25MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm
Socket LGA-1700 LGA-1700
TDP 65 W 65 W
Max. Boost TDP 219 W 180 W
Peak temperature 100°C 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 770 -
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1600 MHz -
Shading Units 256 -
TMUs 16 -
ROPs 8 -
Execution Units 32 -
TGP 15 W -

Memory Support

Memory types DDR5-5600, DDR4-3200 DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 89.6 GB/s 76.8 GB/s
ECC Support Yes No


Official site Intel Core i7 13700 official page Intel Core i7 12700F official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 5.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 20

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