Let's start our review of the Intel Core i7-12700HL processor by exploring its basic specifications, namely: the model code name, the segment of use (server, workstation, computer or laptop), the generation of the processor (its previous model), and the family group. All data is taken from the manufacturer's official source.
Technical information about the CPU Intel Core i7-12700HL base clock frequency, number of processor cores, processor threads, as well as turbo frequency of cores in single-threaded and multithreaded mode. Pay attention to overclocking and hyperthreading support. All of these specifications directly affect the performance of the model in work applications or games. A higher values, more the faster will be the processor.
Integrating a graphics core into the processor complements its functionality, but not all manufacturers (AMD or Intel) integrate iGPU into their CPUs. Even if the processor has an integrated graphics card, its power is hardly enough for modern games, so these features do not affect the overall performance of the processor. If Intel Core i7-12700HL supports an integrated graphics core, you can see its specifications below.
Hardware codecs help processors convert blocks of data into a sequence of images or sound. In modern processors, the need to support hardware codecs is not a priority, so these characteristics are not considered in the overall Intel Core i7-12700HL performance rating.
Memory specs Intel Core i7-12700HL are very important, the overall performance and ranking depends on these characteristics, also, the memory supported by the processor Intel Core i7-12700HL in the format: memory type / maximum quantity - should be studied before upgrading for compatibility with the motherboard. Pay attention to the PCIexpress version, the higher it is, the better. You can also find out the maximum number of memory channels supported by the processor and the number of PCIE lanes here.
When you are going to upgrade your computer, you should choose your processor carefully, especially paying attention to temperature ratings and TDP. Look at the operating and maximum temperatures of the processor Intel Core i7-12700HL and the TDP at PL1 and PL2 levels. The final power of the power supply will depend on this data, as well as the number of power phases on the motherboard.
An overview of the Intel Core i7-12700HL processor specifications will show which sets of ISA instructions are supported by the model, what motherboard Intel Core i7-12700HL is compatible with and what process technology the chip is manufactured on. Also, pay attention to the L2 and L3 cache size. The higher it is, the faster the data is processed.