Intel Alder Lake marketing materials leak, MSI Z690 motherboards pictured

Published: 22nd Oct 2021, 10:01 GMT   Comments

Intel Core i7-12700K, Core i5-12600K and MSI Z690 motherboards

We received a package with Intel marketing materials featuring two of the upcoming SKUs.

Intel Alder Lake, Source: VideoCardz

The materials confirm the specifications of both processors, including core/thread count and their maximum boost frequencies. It is therefore confirmed (once again) that Core i7-12700K will be a 12-core CPU with 20 threads and 25MB of total cache. This SKU will feature a base clock for Efficient cores of 2.7 GHz and boost up to 3.8 GHz. The 12700K’s Performance cores will be clocked within 3.6 GHz to 5.0 GHz, according to the leak.

Intel Core i5-12600K will be a 10-core CPU with 16-threads clocked up to 4.9 GHz for Performance cores and up to 3.6 GHz for Efficient cores. This SKU will have 20MB of total cache.

Intel i7-12700K & i5-12600K, Source: VideoCardz

The materials go further explaining that the K-series SKUs are a perfect match for gaming and offer new overclocking features for both types of hybrid cores separately.

Intel Alder Lake Features, Source: VideoCardz

Furthermore, we have a new leak featuring three new MSI Z690 motherboards: Tomahawk, Pro, and Force series:

MSI Z690 motherboards, Source: @g01d3nm4ng0

Yesterday we leaked Z690 UNIFY series, which means we now have a leak featuring as many as five MSI motherboards.

MSI Z690 UNIFY, Source: VideoCardz

Unforutnately we are still missing the specs of the flagship i9-12900K base clock and  Max Boost 3.0 frequencies, however, Thermal Velocity Boost which is exclusive to Core i9 series has been leaked before:

Intel 12th Gen Core Series (Alder Lake-S)
VideoCardzCores / ThreadsCore TypeBase ClockTurbo Max Boost 3.0/Thermal Velocity Boost*TDP
i9-12900K(F)
 
8C+8c/24T
P-Core (Big)TBC
 
5.3 GHz*
 
125W
E-Core (Small)TBC
 
3.9 GHz*
i7-12700K(F)
 
8C+4c/20T
P-Core (Big)
 
3.6 GHz
 
5.0 GHz
 
125W
E-Core (Small)
 
2.7 GHz
 
3.8 GHz
i5-12600K(F)
 
6C+4c/16T
P-Core (Big)
 
3.7 GHz
 
4.9 GHz
 
125W
E-Core (Small)
 
2.8 GHz
 
3.6 GHz



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